Feature Stories

February 26, 2015
2L Pitches Pro Bono ProposalStudent presents term paper findings to group of local attorneys, leaders
Brittany Burns started exploring pro bono reporting in Virginia for a term paper, but in February she took her work beyond the classroom and in front of a key Virginia justice group. 
February 23, 2015
Community Embraces FamilyRabbi Andrew Goodman shares how community can build family
University of Richmond and Congregation Beth Ahabah create an environment of support that fosters the idea of family.
Adam Serafim, '15Robins School student looks to expand his baking business
Adam Serafim, '15, managing partner of La Bella Vita Bakery, transfers to the Robins School of Business to study management and to support the growth of his baked goods business.
Lauren Zelek, '13Robins School graduate goes full steam ahead to raise awareness around multiculturalism
Lauren Zelek, '13, senior marketing and business development associate with The Advisory Board Company and co-founder of Use Your Difference Media, prepares to embark on the Millennial Trains Project, a transcontinental train journey where passengers spend 10 days learning and fulfilling a passion project of their choice.
The Lakeside GroupStudent-run consulting group prepares to embark on first engagement
The Lakeside Group, University of Richmond’s student-run consulting group, establishes its place in the campus fabric while providing value to local nonprofit organizations.
February 19, 2015
Piper Brighton, '15 Senior interned with forager to help achieve more sustainable food practices
Senior Piper Brighton interned with forager Meadows and More to study and apply sustainable agricultural practices.
February 18, 2015
Amaury Perez, '16Cuban immigrant works for social justice in his new country
Cuban immigrant Amaury Perez, ’16, works to provide better opportunities for under-served people in his new home country.
February 13, 2015
Art SongVoice students working with visiting Juilliard artist, performing Schubertiade

Students studying voice at UR have opportunity to work one-on-one with visiting artist from the Juilliard School.

February 9, 2015
Christie Marra, L'91Christie Marra is not a crusader

Long days? Sure. Long nights? Those, too. A never-ending, ever-expanding to-do list? Bring it on. But don’t call Christie Marra’s legal aid career a sacrifice.

Students in the General AssemblyThree Richmond Women Experience the Legislative Process Firsthand
The building is humming with the buzz of negotiations, the click-clack of heels on the lobby floor, questions bouncing between committee members, and the almost tangible anticipation as bills pass and die.