Feature Stories

February 24, 2011
Gregory Yeadon, '01Alumnus sees pro bono work with organization for people diagnosed with rare diseases as an opportunity for servant leadership
Gregory Yeadon, ’01, is drawing on his leadership studies and business backgrounds to help build a network of patient support sites for people diagnosed with rare diseases.
The Belvidere at BroadRestaurateurs find 'right place' earning Culinary Arts certificate
Dave and Julie Hassen created their restaurant in order to offer excellent food in an unpretentious setting and join revitalization efforts along Richmond's Historic Broad Street Art Corridor.
February 23, 2011
A New SpiderVoting begins for UR mascot makeover
How many legs does a spider have? When the University’s new mascot is unveiled, it will likely be back to eight.
February 21, 2011
EAC Mentoring ProgramMBA students now mentor undergraduate business students alongside EAC board members and other corporate partners
Lauren Napolitano, Robins School grad and MBA candidate, advises current business student on job market and how to make the most of her time at the University.
For the Public GoodCarrico Center for Pro Bono Service receives RBA Award
In January, the Richmond Bar Association recognized the Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service with the 2010 John C. Kenny Pro Bono Award for its three years of dedication to delivering legal services to Richmond's underprivileged.
Salsa Meets JazzLiving-learning program explores Cuba's effect on music
When it comes to music professor Mike Davison’s Salsa Meets Jazz living-learning program, his approach is to teach his students a lot — but without them knowing it.
Q Camp 2011Professional skill-building retreat has grown over the past three years and is responsible for student success in internship and full-time job placement
Sophomore and junior business majors and minors go off-campus overnight to work on soft skills and network with alumni and corporate partners
Eric Morales, '02Business administration alumnus finds niche in commercial banking
Eric Morales, ’02, joined the finance industry right out of UR. In the years since, he has found his way through many roles in finance — and eventually back to central Virginia.
Jennifer Jarboe, '13Boatwright Scholar carries on UR's synchronized swimming tradition
Synchronized swimmer Jennifer Jarboe, ’13, was a finalist at the 2010 U.S. Collegiate Nationals, competing against future Olympians from around the country.
February 18, 2011
Cara SmithPreparing for design challenges in the Landscape Design program
From an undergraduate background in studio art, Hispanic studies and dance, Cara Smith found the perfect fit in the School of Continuing Studies Landscape Design Professional Certificate program.