Feature Stories

February 24, 2011
Kevin Eastman, R'77, M'89 Former Spider basketball captain coaches Boston Celtics
Former Spider basketball two-time team captain, three-year starter and member of the university’s athletic hall of fame, Kevin Eastman began his professional career at Richmond as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team.
The Changing Face of the Law Richmond's Journal of Law and Technology sponsors symposium on e-discovery
Since publishing its first issue exclusively online in 1995, the Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) has covered the hottest topics in this emerging field. In its 2011 Annual Survey and Symposium, JOLT explored e-discovery.
Laura BrowderAmerican studies professor teaches students how to make research relatable
Laura Browder, professor of American studies, explores documentary as a way to make complex subjects accessible to the general public.
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