Feature Stories

October 19, 2010
The Flattening WorldUR community reacts to Pulitzer Prize winner's address on campus
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, one of the world's leading thinkers on globalization, spoke at the University of Richmond's dedication of the new Carole Weinstein International Center.
October 18, 2010
Exploring the River CityStudents explore city's arts, nature, and community through Fall Break in Richmond
Never far from campus, two dozen students explored global sounds, a river's ecosystem, and a local community center through Fall Break in Richmond.
Queally Hall upholds Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standardsFeatures of the new addition fall in line with the President's Climate Commitment
The future Queally Hall features low-flow urinals, faucets and automatic occupancy sensors.
A Fitness EntrepreneurAlumnus uses passion for coaching and exercise to train youth and adults for triathlons
Considered a top amateur triathlete nationally, Michael Harlow, '04, shares his passion for fitness through his coaching and retail business in Richmond.
Alum accepts position at Hall & Partners Group after internship in industryBen Russell R'10 develops interest in marketing research
Networking within Advertising Research Foundation leads to full-time career
Global Flavors The new Passport Cafe offers a culinary trip around the world
From its international-market theme to its globetrotting menu, the Passport Café in the new Carole Weinstein International Center is unlike any other dining destination on campus.
October 14, 2010
Road Map to SustainabilityFirst challenge is to reduce energy demand, says UR's new sustainability coordinator
What does it mean for a university campus to be sustainable? Sustainability Coordinator Megan Litke explains what's ahead as UR becomes a climate neutral community.
Dr. John VaughanPre-health adviser encourages students to get involved
Over the past eight years, Dr. John Vaughan has seen the students he’s mentored graduate, complete medical school and begin their residencies.
Chemistry Professor Bill MyersAward winning adviser's advice: get students involved and planning ahead
Chemistry professor Bill Myers stays in communication with many of the hundreds of students he's advised during his 37 years at the University of Richmond.