Feature Stories

November 4, 2013
Law Students Study International Law and Finance of BRICS CountriesOliver C. Ruppel, professor of law at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, taught the one-credit course
Second and third-year law students had the opportunity to learn about international law and finance issues presented by the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (also known as the "BRICS" countries) during an intensive course offered in October.
November 1, 2013
Mike DeChello, '15Junior discovers a strong professional network can make all the difference
His first day on the job as a sports management intern, Mike DeChello, ’15, was given three clients and told to get them hired. The experience was a lesson in the value of a personal network.
October 31, 2013
Biology of the Chesapeake BayStudents get their feet wet in Chesapeake Bay course
Immersion learning takes many different forms, but for students in Emily Boone’s Marine Biology of the Chesapeake Bay, it involves literal immersion in mud and water.
October 29, 2013
Lacy Strickler, GB '14MBA candidate works at Evatran, an organization creating the first wireless electric vehicle charging system
Lacy Strickler went from pursuing a nursing career in a neonatal intensive care unit to working for an organization developing the first wireless electric vehicle charging system.
Brian Beckmann, GB '14MBA candidate spends a semester abroad at Tsinghua University in Beijing
Brian Beckmann, GB '14, writes a blog post about his time abroad from a rooftop coffee bar in Wudaoku, Beijing.
The Richmond MBA and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. Part IA relationship between The Richmond MBA and HDL, Inc. provides valuable opportunities and successful outcomes for both organizations
A Glimpse Inside with Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. leads to a Capstone Project, faculty research and more.
October 28, 2013
D.R. Ball, '14Senior spends summer in an office full of comedians
D.R. Ball was one of a few business majors who interned at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," but his education gave him an advantage in this creative field.
Lucas Virnig, '14Networking with C-Suite Conversation guest leads student to internship of a lifetime

Lucas Virnig, ’14, was one of 27 students selected from more than 1,000 applicants”” to complete a summer internship with the PGA Tour. 

October 25, 2013
Lourdes Figueroa, '13Recent grad brings second art exhibition to life
Lourdes Figueroa, ’13, received the 2013 Harnett Research Fellowship, which has allowed her to assist University Museums in organizing her second exhibition.
October 16, 2013
Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus - taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.