Feature Stories

October 29, 2014
Conflict and CommandFormer commanding general of the U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay discusses leadership, ethics and why be believes the prison should be closed

Former Guantánamo Bay commander Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, the second speaker in the Jepson Leadership Forum series on conflict, discussed why he thinks the prison should be closed.

EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Programmes 2014International conference focused on advancing undergraduate business education comes to the Robins School
In October the Robins School of Business hosted the European Foundation for Management Development Conference on Undergraduate Programmes.
Dr. Jeffrey CarlsonMarketing professor talks green advertising and his first semester at the Robins School
Dr. Jeffrey Carlson, a professor in the Robins School of Business, looks back on his first semester at the Robins School and talks about his research evaluating organic food advertising claims’ effects on consumer behavior.
Hugh Nicholson, '092009 graduate helps generate revenue for one of the country's most successful football teams
Hugh Nicholson, '09, worked tirelessly to break into the sports marketing industry as a student and recent graduate. Today, he is business development manager for The Washington Redskins.
October 28, 2014
 Three Alumnae Grateful for Clinic ExperiencesIn-house clinics provide practical skills and spark passions
Three Richmond Law alumnae are grateful for the practical skills and experiences gained through their time with the Education Rights and Children's Defense Clinics.
October 24, 2014
More Than ShelterIn her book "More Than Shelter," Amy Howard shatters public-housing stereotypes

Amy Howard's book "More Than Shelter" not only shatters public-housing stereotypes, but also stands to inform the city of Richmond's war on poverty.

October 23, 2014
Urban Education FellowsLocal middle schools offer a backdrop for exploring the challenges and successes of education in America
Seven UR students spend the summer studying the complex nature of local middle schools as a glimpse into the challenges facing education in America
October 20, 2014
Measuring NanoparticlesIn physics professor Matt Trawick's lab, students like Greg Hamilton, '17, are honing their research skills
When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts.
Alivia Pinnix, '15Senior participates in the Ralph Bunche Political Science Institute

Senior challenges herself through participation in elite summer research program

October 16, 2014
Bringing the Legal World to the ClassroomLocal practitioners share their expertise and prepare the second-year class to try cases.
Local practitioners share their expertise and prepare the second-year class to try cases.