Feature Stories

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 27, 2014
Jasmine Jones, '14Senior builds homeless advocacy network
Organizing advocacy networks at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless shaped how Jasmine Jones, ’14, understands homelessness and renewed her commitment to mentoring in Richmond.
March 10, 2014
The Laramie ProjectThe Laramie Project facilitates a yearlong conversation about civil rights and social justice
From classroom discussions and theater productions to lectures from mothers and playwrights, The Laramie Project provides a structure for conversations about civil rights and social justice.
Al Califano, '15Junior may be a born performer, but he's just as passionate about the work that goes on off stage
Al Califano, ’15, has a passion for theater and music — one that he explores on the stage, at an internship with a talent agency, and with a theater in London.
February 24, 2014
Chase Brightwell, '15Junior studies global health in D.C., India, Vietnam, and South Africa
Through SIT Study Abroad, Chase Brightwell, '15, studied issues of health and community in a global setting that included Washington, D.C.; Delhi, India; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Cape Town, South Africa.
February 21, 2014
Nils Niemeier, '13 Classics major follows his interests to opportunity
Recent graduate and classics major discusses life at Richmond as preparation for graduate school.
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.
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.