Feature Stories

April 28, 2014
Bennett Jacobs, '14Senior finds an unexpected chance to combine his studies in international business and Italian
From an administrator to Career Services to the Office of International Education and the Modern Languages and Cultures Department, an opportunity to translate an international business meeting lands with Bennett Jacobs, ’14.
April 22, 2014
Ray Fraser, '11Robins School of Business graduate founds Tree Sleeve, a "buy one give one" reusable cup sleeve company
Tree Sleeve’s mission is to put an end to deforestation by planting trees in areas of the world most affected by deforestation.
April 11, 2014
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.
April 7, 2014
A New PathSenior interdisciplinary major Bianca Nikic reflects on a personal and rewarding academic journey
For Bianca Nikic, ’14, a natural interest in pop culture and experience with marketing and communications led to the creation of her own academic path: an interdisciplinary major in strategic marketing.
March 26, 2014
Matt Barany, GB '14After 15 years, head coach of University of Richmond Women's Swim team dives back into the classroom
As the head coach of the University of Richmond Women’s Swim team,
Matt Barany, GB ’14, brings a unique background to The Richmond MBA.
JA in a DayMBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at a local elementary school to teach lessons in economics and finance
A group of Richmond MBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at Miles Jones Elementary School for JA in a Day, a program run by Junior Achievement of Central Virginia.
Mike Andrews, GB '08MBA alumnus blends creative and analytical thinking to achieve results
As executive director of the Strategy & Analytics Group at Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners, Mike Andrews, GB '08, plays a key role in analyzing the business opportunities of his firm’s clients and building solutions for those problems.
National Team Selling CompetitionA team of four business students compete in the National Team Selling Competition in Indiana
Last October Dr. Adam Marquardt and Bill Bergman traveled to Indiana University with four business students to compete in the National Team Selling Competition, a real-world sales simulation that attracts teams from universities across the country.
The Robins DebateEight teams debate international business issues for chance to win inaugural Robins Debate
In the first ever Robins Debate, eight teams of students came together on March 21 to debate current international business issues for the chance to win $2,000.
Course SamplerLeaders in the business community sample three of the new 14 in 2014 workshops
To showcase some of the Robins School's 14 new workshops ranging from decision-making and communication to human resources skills and account management, Executive Education organized a course sampler event for the Richmond business community.