Feature Stories

November 5, 2014
Kerry McGowan, '16Getting to know a close neighbor
While Kerry McGowan, '16, always imagined herself in a more exotic destination for study abroad, she sensed a calling from a much closer neighbor: Mexico. Guadalajara, Mexico to be exact.
October 14, 2014
Deconstructing ServiceBonner Scholar reflects on his four years of community service

Bonner Scholar reflects on the challenges, frustrations, and fulfillment inherent in community service.

September 23, 2014
Diane Gremillion, '16Voice of America internship helps shape junior's future in human rights law

An internship at Voice of America helped Diane Gremillion, ’16, refine her ultimate goal of working in human rights law.

Louise Andersson, '15Senior launches career in leadership and management
Taking a leap of faith on an internship abroad can be both nerve-wracking and rewarding.
September 12, 2014
Paige Schaefer, '15 Senior explores careers in the art world through internship at UR Downtown
When Paige Schaefer, ’15, traded a business major for a focus on arts management, she set her sights on testing every aspect of the field. Working at UR Downtown’s gallery space offered just the experience she was looking for.
September 9, 2014
Sol Park, '15From Shanghai to Accra, Ghana, via Richmond
A summer internship in Ghana introduced an international student to an even wider world.
August 14, 2014
Nabila Rahman, '12Her time as a Fulbright scholar compelled alum Nabila Rahman to fight education inequity in Bangladesh.
Fulbright scholar Nabila Rahman arrived in Malaysia in January 2013 ready to learn as much as possible about Malaysia's multicultural society and "tiger cub" economy. Her experiences altered her outlook on the levers for social change and shaped her career aspirations.
July 30, 2014
International Residency in LatviaMBA students travel to Riga, Latvia for the 2014 Summer International Residency
In May, Richmond MBA students traveled to the Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration (RISEBA) for a week of living and learning in a country quickly growing into the heart of Northeastern Europe.
July 23, 2014
From San Juan to RichmondLiving and learning in urban America
Sixteen second-year students traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to explore problems and potential solutions to the issues plaguing urban American communities.
June 13, 2014
Will Kelland, '15Richmond student experiences life in the outback with an Aboriginal Australian tribe while studying abroad.
Rare access to Aboriginal Australian tribal lands while studying abroad opens door to deep cultural learning for leadership studies major.