Feature Stories

April 11, 2014
African-American Alumni Discuss Richmond ExperienceHistory Month Celebration

African-American alumni, including the first African-American male to attend the University of Richmond, gathered on Feb. 25 in the Robins Arena to discuss their experiences as Richmond students.

Event Deconstructs the Marketing and Communications Industries Over 100 students and 25 alumni participated
The first Deconstructing Marketing and Communications event welcomed alumni in the fields of advertising, brand management, business development and sales, fashion marketing and merchandising, market research, and public relations.
Student Athletes Combined Passion with Career
Amber Nichols ’14 and Virginia Chandler ’13 had a dream internship with the Washington Redskins that put their academic side and passion for sports to good, practical use.
Writer Found Her Voice at UR
As a Journalism major, Payne found her voice while studying at UR and developed a passion for being a writing coach.
April 3, 2014
Sarah Byce, '12Alumna embarks on a 801-mile cycling trip for disaster relief
Alumna cycles from Charleston, S.C., to Key Largo, Fla., to raise money for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
April 1, 2014
Tim Bezbatchenko, '04Alumnus is playing to his strengths as general manager of a professional sports team

Tim Bezbatchenko, ’04, is using his leadership studies and economics knowledge to score big as the new general manager of major league soccer franchise Toronto FC.  

March 21, 2014
Zhivko Illeieff, '11Storytelling plays a recurring role in the story of Richmond alum
While Zhivko Illeieff, ′11, calls on his knowledge as a digital native to bring old stories to life online for Roadside Theater, he feels that his generation has much to learn from the simple practice of sitting around and trading stories — in person.
February 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
February 20, 2014
Kelly Corrigan, W'89New York Times best-selling author talks writing, family, and her inspiration
Fresh off the release of her latest book, Kelly Corrigan, W’89, talks about the inspiration for Glitter and Glue, her favorite mistakes, and what she’s reading now.
February 19, 2014
Deborah Pohlmann, '13For recent graduate, "home" and "lab" are never far apart
UR’s Integrated Quantitative Science program introduced Deborah Pohlmann to the breadth of science and set her on a course to graduate school at MIT.