Feature Stories

May 19, 2014
Shiksha Mahtani, '14Graduate stepped into a leadership role to fight famine in Somalia and spread South Asian culture on campus

Start an organization to fight famine in Somalia. Conduct research. Spread South Asian culture on campus. Make the most of her four years at Richmond. Check.

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 9, 2014
International Film Series"A Window onto the World": The International Film Series celebrates its 25th anniversary
At the conclusion of its 25th season, the University of Richmond's International Film Series has shown more than 400 foreign films, representing everything from comedy to drama to action to film noir.
Martín BonadeoInternational visiting scholar Martín Bonadeo's multi-faceted career merges art, technology, and human networks.

Visiting scholar encourages students to decode Latin American contemporary art.

March 17, 2014
Amy TreonisBiology professor teaches in Nepal as a Fulbright Senior Scholar

Professor’s sabbatical at Kathmandu University “reignites” teaching

Anna Sangree, '15Geography student ponders spatial-justice issues
Geography student Anna Sangree, ’15, explores how your ZIP code affects the opportunities you have in life.
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 26, 2014
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett, '12Spider alums speak on work, life and basketball abroad
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett '12 explore the "international business" of basketball as they build their athletic careers abroad.