Feature Stories

November 8, 2010
Contested TerrainFirst-year seminar explores history and culture of U.S.-Mexico borderlands
The realities of factories, undocumented immigration, and narco-culture are just part of the story students are learning in a first-year seminar on U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
November 3, 2010
Sarah Levinn, '11Burhans Civic Fellowship guides student toward career in social work
Sarah Levinn, '11, says she couldn't believe how well her internship, funded by a David D. Burhans Civic Fellowship administered by the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, at Richmond’s First Freedom Center aligned with her major and interests.
October 26, 2010
Going the DistanceAlumni adventurers set sights on Africa's highest peak
In their years at Richmond, Casey Werderman, '07, and Philippe Polman, '07, bonded over a shared passion for extreme adventure. Soon they will stand at the foot of their next big challenge: Mount Kilimanjaro.
Kelsey Pietranton, '11Student lands White House internship with Vice President Biden
The days Kelsey Pietranton, '11, liked best during her internship in Vice President Joe Biden's office were the ones when her boss, the office's director of correspondence, took the time to walk her out the front gate of the White House.
October 25, 2010
Student utilizes university connections for capstone project and career path Partnerships with Owens & Minor and Bon Secours open doors for Gary Welch MBA '10
Project examines benefit of working relationship between two area businesses
Representatives from The Richmond MBA program attended a recruiting event for prospective female studentsThe Forte Foundation is committed to increasing the number of women business leaders
How The Richmond MBA program is attracting more women to the classroom
Robins School alum sees MBA program aiding in career goalsPassion for job encourages former student to get back in the classroom
A look into marketing professional Kendree Thieringer’s decision to go back to school part-time
Connecting Through the Leadership CouncilThe MBA Leadership Council Activities
Connecting with your MBA family
October 22, 2010
Alumni Panel Discussion Alumni to students: Be flexible - your Jepson background is
Alumni tell students a degree in leadership studies provides career flexibility and practical skills for any field they choose.