Feature Stories

May 2, 2014
Daniel Fairley, '13Promoting the value of inclusivity and community-building
Working with with Common Ground and interning at the White House help shape alum’s career path.
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 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.
Student-Athletes Combine Passion with CareerInternship with the Washington Redskins allows student-athletes to put knowledge into practice
Amber Nichols ’14, and Virginia Chandler ’13, had a dream internship with the Washington Redskins that put their academics and passion for sports to good, practical use.
Writer found her voice at URPublished author, writing coach, and CEO reflects on UR experience
As a journalism major, Payne found her voice while studying at UR and developed a passion for being a writing coach.
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 12, 2014
Aidan Sullivan, '15Business administration and finance major returns to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to work for Mission Possible
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside becomes home for UR Summer Fellow Aidan Sullivan, '15.
March 10, 2014
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 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
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.