Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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An article from the October 1946 University of Richmond Alumni Bulletin covers second generation Westhampton students. Elizabeth Hsu, a student from China, receives a special mention in the article. Her father, Cheng Wang Hsu (formerly spelled Hui),…

This article summarizes the arguments given by David Rogers to the International Relations Club in regards to Japan's anticipated conquest of China. Rogers was a Junior who had grown up in Korea and traveled much of the "Orient" with his father, a…

This article discusses a poll conducted by Psychology students based on 20 questions compiled by John Ridenour, asking students about various issues like divorce laws, segregation and premarital sex. The poll also focuses on the liberalism and…

This article talks about Marydee Lowe, a junior of Westhampton College from Tsingtau, China, and how she was honored by the Athletic Association of Westhampton for her many achievements in sports. She was awarded with her blazer for making her…

This image posted in The Collegian on November 6, 1959, shows five Chinese students (international status unknown) surrounding what seems to be a fountain or pond with lilypads. The students' names are: Jean Lee, Shirley Lai, Patricia Kwa, and Meehan…

This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…

Hing Chung Tang—pictured in the first photograph on the left side—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in chemistry.

Prayot Rangsiyanon—pictured in the first column, first row—was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Finance. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity, and served as master of ritual…

Jean C. Lee—pictured in the second column, second row—was a student from Hong Kong that graduated with a B.A. in Biology. In the senior statistics section of The Web 1960 on page 233, it states that she was also a member of the Canterbury Club,…

Benja Vudhiporn—pictured in the third column, second row— was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry. She made Dean’s List according to the senior statistics section on page 234 of The Web 1960. She was also a…
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