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The University of Richmond, founded in 1830 in Richmond, Virginia, is a liberal arts university with over 4,000 students. The University has five schools, including the nation’s first school of leadership studies. UR is known for its international focus and its engagement with the city of Richmond. Visit UR’s home page>>


Bonner Center for Civic Engagement

UR Bonner CenterThe Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), founded in 2004 as a major addition to the University of Richmond’s educational enterprise, provides intellectual, experiential, and physical space for the coordination of community-based learning efforts in the Greater Richmond community. Through a rich array of resources and programs that incorporate active service, study, research, and reflection, the CCE aims to help students, faculty, and community partners work together to understand the factors that contribute to local, national, and global social and civic problems. Learn more>>


UR Downtown

UR Downtown serves as a center for collaboration with nonprofit and government entities and supports the University’s commitment to community engagement. For students, this means expanded experiential-education opportunities, including:

  • Hands-on clinic experience for law students staffing the pro bono center and the family law clinicUR Downtown
  • Undergraduate research with the Richmond Families Initiative partner agencies
  • Community-based learning courses across the undergraduate curriculum
  • Meaningful community projects like mentoring youth and providing educational materials to families
  • Close collaboration with local attorneys, agency leaders and clients, and community members in various work environments

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