Feature Stories

October 28, 2013
D.R. Ball, '14Senior spends summer in an office full of comedians
D.R. Ball was one of a few business majors who interned at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," but his education gave him an advantage in this creative field.
Lucas Virnig, '14Networking with C-Suite Conversation guest leads student to internship of a lifetime

Lucas Virnig, ’14, was one of 27 students selected from more than 1,000 applicants”” to complete a summer internship with the PGA Tour. 

October 2, 2013
Kristina King, '14 Quick thinking helps basketball player on the court and in her sports marketing internship
As a marketing intern with a sports training academy, Kristina King, ’14, relied on quick decision-making skills she learned on the women’s basketball team.
September 23, 2013
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.
Jordan Chavez, '16Sophomore places seventh in the world at the 29th annual World Mountain Running Championships
Jordan Chavez competed in the annual World Mountain Running Championships in Krynica, Poland, where he placed seventh in the world.
September 20, 2013
George Werner, '14Senior spends summer internship learning ins and outs of local marketing strategy
George Werner, ’14, didn’t just dish up popsicles during his summer internship with King of Pops. He also learned what it takes to sell a product in a local market.
September 16, 2013
Peace and ConflictTen faculty members study peace and conflict management in the Balkans and Middle East during the 2013 Faculty Seminar Abroad.
Faculty from four Richmond schools go abroad to investigate cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped Israel, Jordan, Serbia, and Kosovo.
Michael Rodgers, '14, and Mario Navarro International students combine academics, entrepreneurship, and crowd sourcing to help Richmond kids.

Michael Rodgers, ’14, an undergraduate student from the Bahamas, and Mario Navarro, an exchange student from Spain, raise money to purchase computer equipment for the Youth Life Foundation of Richmond.

August 26, 2013
Jeff HarrisonProfessor of Management Jeff Harrison provides guidance for students on the final piece of their graduate studies, the Capstone Project
Professor of Management Dr. Jeff Harrison believes the most important part of his job is teaching, and he has been recognized time and again for the value he places on his students. 
Julianne AkinsMBA student balances her time between earning her degree while pursuing her love of music
With a family full of musicians Julianne Akins said she was destined to pursue music, and that is what she is doing at the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.