Feature Stories

May 28, 2014
Reflections from the Class of 2014Seniors share their reflections on their time at the University of Richmond
As The Robins School bids farewell to another group of graduates a few members of the Class of 2014 reflect on the experiences they gained from the past four years.
Vivian Hou, '122012 graduate is first-ever Spider to complete Dual Diploma Program with NEOMA Business School in Rouen, France
Vivian Hou, '12, marks the first-ever University of Richmond student to graduate from the Dual Diploma Program, earning both NEOMA's bachelor diploma and the Robins School of Business’ bachelor's degree.
May 12, 2014
Tim HamiltonEconomics professor talks about his approach to research and teaching
Tim Hamilton, a professor in the Robins School of Business, talks about his research exploring value in environmental economics.
May 1, 2014
Colleen Tobin, '14After helping to establish University of Richmond's Delta Sigma Pi chapter, senior is named DSP Regional Collegian of the Year
Less than a year after she aided in the establishment of University of Richmond’s Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) chapter, Colleen Tobin, '14, wins the DSP Regional Collegian of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic.
Austin Butler, '14Senior sets out to define entrepreneurship and lands at TEDxRVA
In his journey to live with intention Austin Butler, '14, seizes an opportunity work with Andy Stefanovich, curator of TEDxRVA.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ProgramProfessor brings his taxation students' skills into the greater Richmond community
Determined to engage his students as a meaningful part of the Richmond community Dr. Ray Slaughter brings his taxation classes to UR Downtown to volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offering free tax preparation for lower income individuals.
Ed Riley, '14Senior gets an opportunity to present his thesis topic at the Economics Scholars Program in Dallas
In March Ed Riley, '14, traveled to Dallas, Texas to present his thesis topic to an audience of peers and faculty from throughout the East Coast and Texas as well as members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas at the 2014 Economics Scholars Program.
April 30, 2014
Dheer Shah, '15, and Xavier Bonifaz, '15Two friends with an interest in microfinance set out to research the issues in India

With the support of a UR Summer Fellowship, Dheer Shah, '15, and Xavier Bonifaz, '15, learned about the reality of the microfinance industry in India.

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.