Feature Stories

November 12, 2010
Prelude 2010Alumnus offers inductees 'some small sense of what can be possible' and encourages students to get involved
Members of the class of 2013 officially launched their academic careers in leadership studies Nov. 9 at Prelude, the ceremony by which students are formally inducted into the Jepson School.
Cameron Brown, '10Baseball alum goes from pitches on the field to pitches in PR
Cameron Brown is used to fast pitches. But now instead of hitting the field, Brown is putting his baseball experience to work as a public relations intern with Major League Baseball.
November 11, 2010
Trick or Treat StreetStudent organizations celebrate 12th year of campus Halloween tradition
With everything from face painting to musical chairs, more than 30 student organizations welcomed local children to campus for the 12th annual Trick or Treat Street.
Sports and LeadershipFirst-year seminar scores points for examining deeper issues of cultural pastime
Sports, Leadership, and Social Justice, one of 30 new first-year seminars offered this fall, is examining complex cultural issues through the lens of sports. The topics aren't all fun and games, but students agree the class is a win-win.
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