The science, math, and research training program (SMART) is a first-year course that provides an integrated introduction to biology and chemistry, along with corresponding courses in calculus 1 and 2.
SMART Feature Stories
William Stith, '18
Participation in integrated science programs set William Stith on a path of exploration and learning in the sciences.
Alexis Blake, '19
After studying antibiotic resistance and HIV, chemistry major Alexis Blake now wants to work on criminal justice reform relating to drugs.
Nidhi SharmaNidhi Sharma, '18Vultures sitting on dead trees along a trail, one of the many sights Nidhi Sharma, '18, captured on her blog documenting her summer research on the effects of climate change on the ecosystem in the Florida Keys.
A Smart ApproachFirst-year students in the SMART course spent the semester studying bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics and creating new chemical compounds that are more effective against staph and E. coli. They presented their findings in a poster session.
HHMI Student Symposium
Science, Math, and Research Training
School of Arts & Sciences
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 484-1591
Fax: (804) 287-1257
SMART Director: Dr. April Hill