Rory Finnegan, JS '18, receives special arts grant to hone her skills as a poet

May 20, 2015

Rory Finnegan, a rising Second Year, was one of five students at the University selected to receive a special arts grant, which aims to expand and showcase the artistic talents of U.Va. students. Rory intends to create an anthology of poetry and photography while traveling down the coast of the Jersey Shore. Read more about Rory’s project and the program that is funding her efforts here.


Rory Finnegan

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