Feature Stories

February 20, 2014
Rose Wynn, '14 Internship leads to an unexpected job offer and a busy senior year

An internship leads to an unexpected job offer for Rose Wynn, ’14, and a request to work part-time this year. Now she is successfully juggling work, research and classes, all while enjoying her senior year.

February 19, 2014
Azmain Taz, '16UR Summer Fellow turns a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration
Even though everything didn't go according to plan, UR Summer Fellow Azmain Taz, ’16, turned a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration into issues affecting children's health in Bangladesh.
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.
February 11, 2014
Emma Materne, '14Senior develops a passion for medicine after Science in Context Sophomore Scholars Program
Emma Materne, ’14, came to Richmond to study business but soon discovered that science and medical school are her passions.
February 6, 2014
Sean McCloskey, '03From Richmond to Entrepreneurship
Sean McCloskey, ’03 has capitalized on the social media trend by creating a smartphone app, Lavahound. McCloskey cherishes his Richmond education and says that his experiences at University of Richmond shaped him to be the entrepreneur he is today.
BJ Scott, '13Through a UR Summer Fellowship, a Career Path is Chosen

Being a sociology major helped Scott think outside the box and be creative when thinking about careers he wants to pursue in the future.  This past summer he was able to put his creativity to use during an internship with Big River Advertising.

Chun Li, '15International student explores disparate academic interests while studying abroad
Chun Li’s interest in biochemistry, mathematics, and music may seem unrelated but to him, they make perfect sense.
January 29, 2014
Ayumi Tachikawa, '16Student uses Japanese background to enhance internship
Ayumi Tachikawa, ’16, finds her Japanese-American heritage to be an asset while interning with a global education nonprofit in Japan.
January 24, 2014
Dillon Massey, '15Conservation, geography and maps intersect during an international development internship in Peru
As an intern with USAID in Peru, Dillon Massey, ’15, combined his interests in conservation and geography, and learned about how maps establish power and influence change.
January 22, 2014
Amanda Lineberry, '14 Four cities provide a backdrop for studying urban planning on an international scale, and applying it at home
While studying abroad in New Orleans, São Paulo, Cape Town and Hanoi, Amanda Lineberry, ’14, learned a great deal about developing community at home in Richmond.