Feature Stories

October 17, 2011
Spring Break Study AbroadWorking adults travel to Seville for a hybrid study abroad program

This past March, students traveled with the School of Continuing Studies Human Resources Management (HRM) department to Seville, Spain, for a hands-on spring break study abroad experience titled “Immigration, Labor Markets, and Societies.”

October 10, 2011
World CinemaInternational Film Series features eight films, new home in 23rd year
Free, contemporary and foreign — the International Film Series is now 23 years into its run as Richmond's premier destination for fans of world cinema.
September 16, 2011
Dedicated Leader Retiring director of programs and budgets helped shape the Jepson School
“Coming to the University 20 years ago opened a whole new world to me in so many ways. It’s been great. I can’t imagine having spent my career anywhere else.”
July 25, 2011
The 2011 Joan Oates InstituteSeventy teachers participate in the first Joan Oates Institute
Partners in the Arts, with the support of Joan Oates, leads the region in arts-integration training for K-12 teachers.
July 20, 2011
Colin Billings, '13ROTC cadet seeks to build more multifaith understanding in UR community
Junior Colin Billings spent part of his summer in the Middle East, learning ways to break down barriers between people of different faiths.
June 27, 2011
History Guide SchoolGuide school graduates learn to teach Richmond history in their own voices
A partnership between UR and the Valentine Richmond History Center is training Richmond residents to tell the story of the city, both past and present.
Gardening CommunityFresh vegetables and cross-campus relationships take root in UR garden
Students, faculty and staff are getting their hands dirty in the community garden, while getting to know each other outside their day-to-day work.
May 24, 2011
Jimmy Nickerson, C'12On the fast track to law school for the young and ambitious
Entering the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies at age 19 is by no means typical. Then again, Jimmy Nickerson has already proven to many that his academic and professional passions are far from typical.
May 16, 2011
Cliff Gamble, C'12Teacher Licensure Program enables career shift from accounting to teaching
Cliff Gamble, C'12, plans to use his Certificate in Teacher Licensure Preparation to make the transition from the corporate world to the classroom as a secondary English teacher.
May 4, 2011
Billy Wood, C'11Fighting fires by day, earning a degree by night
Suited up in an ashy flame-resistant jacket and pants, Billy Wood, C‘11, puts on his helmet and prepares to enter yet another burning building. For him, this is just another day at the office.