Feature Stories

March 27, 2014
Jasmine Jones, '14Senior builds homeless advocacy network
Organizing advocacy networks at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless shaped how Jasmine Jones, ’14, understands homelessness and renewed her commitment to mentoring in Richmond.
March 26, 2014
Matt Barany, GB '14After 15 years, head coach of University of Richmond Women's Swim team dives back into the classroom
As the head coach of the University of Richmond Women’s Swim team,
Matt Barany, GB ’14, brings a unique background to The Richmond MBA.
JA in a DayMBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at a local elementary school to teach lessons in economics and finance
A group of Richmond MBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at Miles Jones Elementary School for JA in a Day, a program run by Junior Achievement of Central Virginia.
Mike Andrews, GB '08MBA alumnus blends creative and analytical thinking to achieve results
As executive director of the Strategy & Analytics Group at Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners, Mike Andrews, GB '08, plays a key role in analyzing the business opportunities of his firm’s clients and building solutions for those problems.
National Team Selling CompetitionA team of four business students compete in the National Team Selling Competition in Indiana
Last October Dr. Adam Marquardt and Bill Bergman traveled to Indiana University with four business students to compete in the National Team Selling Competition, a real-world sales simulation that attracts teams from universities across the country.
The Robins DebateEight teams debate international business issues for chance to win inaugural Robins Debate
In the first ever Robins Debate, eight teams of students came together on March 21 to debate current international business issues for the chance to win $2,000.
Course SamplerLeaders in the business community sample three of the new 14 in 2014 workshops
To showcase some of the Robins School's 14 new workshops ranging from decision-making and communication to human resources skills and account management, Executive Education organized a course sampler event for the Richmond business community.
Susan CohenSusan Cohen travels to SXSW 2014 for the release of her project ranking the top seed accelerators in the country
Earlier this month Dr. Susan Cohen attended the release of the 2013 seed accelerator rankings at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
March 21, 2014
Zhivko Illeieff, '11Storytelling plays a recurring role in the story of Richmond alum
While Zhivko Illeieff, ′11, calls on his knowledge as a digital native to bring old stories to life online for Roadside Theater, he feels that his generation has much to learn from the simple practice of sitting around and trading stories — in person.
March 17, 2014
Amy TreonisBiology professor teaches in Nepal as a Fulbright Senior Scholar

Professor’s sabbatical at Kathmandu University “reignites” teaching