Feature Stories

March 17, 2015
 UR Alum's study abroad experience leads to starting his own businessAfter studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,'00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
After studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,’00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
March 10, 2015
The Perfect Pitch Students learn how to hit the right notes in an interview

You have 60 seconds to explain why you’re the perfect person for your dream internship or job. Go.

March 4, 2015
Rand Irons, '15Community work informs Bonner Scholar's academic and career paths
Bonner Scholar's community work informed his academic path and ultimately led to a consulting job with Deloitte.
January 23, 2015
Aida Choudhury, '15Fellowship abroad continues senior's passion for international development

South Africa and Zambia were just the start for Aida Choudhury, ’15, who found a calling to work in international education development.

January 16, 2015
Sarah Roden, '14, and Sarah Stewart, '14 Two recent graduates follow parallel paths to internships in Israel

Sarah Roden and Sarah Stewart grew up together, came to UR together, and lived and traveled together. Now they’re learning to navigate life and work in Tel Aviv — together.

December 23, 2014
Austin Gund, '15 Leadership studies major sees leadership in action during an internship with the Richmond Police Department

As an intern for the Richmond chief of police, Austin Gund, ’15, sees the role of leadership in organizational operations, city management, and community relationship building.

December 3, 2014
Owen Hutchinson, '13A life of musical exploration leads to a career encouraging others to discover a love for jazz
A jazz junky since childhood, Owen Hutchinson, ’13, spends his days forming relationships around music as a development manager for the Vail Jazz Foundation.
November 17, 2014
Laying the GroundworkTom Lawrence, '02, on the value of UR interns for his company
Tom Lawrence, ’02, understands the importance of supporting the crazy, cockamamie ideas of students. That’s why he’s hired Spiders.
November 6, 2014
Measuring NanoparticlesIn physics professor Matt Trawick's lab, students like Greg Hamilton, '17, are honing their research skills
When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts.
October 23, 2014
Urban Education FellowsLocal middle schools offer a backdrop for exploring the challenges and successes of education in America
Seven UR students spend the summer studying the complex nature of local middle schools as a glimpse into the challenges facing education in America