Feature Stories

March 15, 2011
Laura Wyrick, '13Sophomore believes following passions for business and art will pay off in the future
Working as a museum attendant on campus is one way that Laura Wyrick, ’13, helps pay her way through college while building up to a career in the art world.
March 14, 2011
Colin Goddard is Survivor of Virginia Tech massacre wants to stop the violence
Virginia Tech massacre survivor and nationally known gun control advocate Colin Goddard screens his documentary "Living for 32" at the University of Richmond School of Law to raise awareness of loopholes in gun control laws.
March 11, 2011
Children and Mental HealthInteraction with children informs students' understanding of children's mental health
Dr. Catherine Bagwell and Dr. Rick Mayes created an innovative, rigorous course based in part on the premise that their students could learn much from children.
March 10, 2011
Kathleen Roberts SkerrettNew dean of arts and sciences has history of interdisciplinary education as both a teacher and lifelong student
As the new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Kathleen Roberts Skerrett will bring a lifelong belief in cross-disciplinary learning to students at the University of Richmond.
March 2, 2011
Wendy PerdueUR's new law dean will bring record of advancing legal education
Wendy Perdue, new dean of the law school, talks about her move to Richmond and her vision for the future of law education.
March 1, 2011
Crystal Thornhill, '11Senior's exploration of diversity includes teaching others to be examples of inclusivity
Crystal Thornhill, ’11, felt the welcoming spirit of UR on her first visit to campus. She spent the next four years inspiring others to build relationships “on a human level” to create an environment of acceptance for everyone. 
February 28, 2011
Idil Cazimoglu, '14Freshman involved in documentary screening for peace in Cyprus
University of Richmond freshman and Fulbright scholar Idil Cazimoglu traveled to Cyprus and England in February to support the screening of a Peace Initiative documentary made for The Elders Foundation.
MBA Student Mentors UndergraduateMBA students now have the opportunity to 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
Chris Johnson, MBA candidateGraduate student has been serving as a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization for over seven years
Concepts learned in The Richmond MBA program complement role as a volunteer to local children
February 25, 2011
Sehrangez Blackburn, L'13A non-traditional student finds the support she needs to succeed in law school
As a child in Tajikistan, Sehrangez Blackburn, L’13, witnessed the chaos of civil war and dreamed of someday becoming a lawyer. Today, the University of Richmond School of Law is helping to make her dream become reality.