Feature Stories

January 19, 2011
Brittani Shells, '11Senior explores her two passions - basketball and film - at UR
Brittani Shells’ passion for shooting hoops and shooting video intersect at the University of Richmond.
January 18, 2011
Veterans on a MissionStudent organization raises awareness of veterans' issues on campus and in the community
When Sam Bernier enrolled at University of Richmond School of Law he didn’t forget the frustration he felt as a veteran battling fine print and red tape to get his undergraduate education. That experience inspired him to form Richmond’s Veterans and Friends of Veterans Legal Association.
Remembering Emory BogleBogle introduced the study of the Middle East to campus
Professor of History Emeritus Dr. Emory C. Bogle began his career at the University of Richmond in 1967 and retired in 2000, although he continued to teach part time in retirement. He passed away Dec. 26 at the age of 73.
Brittany Berlauk,  L'10Pro bono work leads to argument before Virginia Supreme Court
When Brittany Berlauk, L’10, signed up for the University of Richmond School of Law’s pro bono program as a 3L, she never imagined that a year later, she would find herself arguing a case before the Virginia Supreme Court.
January 17, 2011
It All Adds UpAccounting students review internal controls for nonprofits
Accounting students bolstered their knowledge of accounting processes and gained valuable business skills when they undertook projects for local nonprofits.
Retired and Busier Than EverOsher member Tim Williams shares his passions for teaching, learning & serving
It’s been almost six years since Tim Williams first learned about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Serving to EnhanceFor Debra O'Brien, it's all about creating a better experience for SCS faculty & students
Debra O’Brien didn’t take a traditional path to teaching. But non-traditional fits right in at SCS.
Lin Koch, C'98, '03Lin Koch, C'98, '03, received a tremendous gift from SCS: The joy of learning
For much of her life, Lin Koch didn’t have a fond appreciation of literature. That is, until she met Professor Martha Edmonds, now Adjunct Professor Emerita.
Pursuing Her PassionsInterior Decorating certificates offer local business owner exactly what she needed
Charlotte Kelly Turner spent 20 years in the cosmetology industry. She had always considered herself lucky to have had a chance to do what she loved for a living. After retiring, Turner decided to pursue another passion — making spaces beautiful.
Scott Strickler, C'87Scott Strickler, C'87, believes it's important to stay connected to one's roots
“Who we are, is who we were,” proudly says Strickler, Treasurer at Robins Insurance and current chair of the School of Continuing Studies Dean’s Advisory Council.