Feature Stories

January 14, 2013
Mentoring MentorsVISTA corps member supports UR students in their mentoring work
As a mentor, Michael Rogers, ’11, has grown intellectually and emotionally. Now he helps other Spiders grow in their mentoring work.
January 9, 2013
Did You Know?'Cheers!' to the youthful endeavors of Floyd Myers as a UR student

Confessions of an entreprenurial Richmond College graduate W. Floyd Myers, R‘60.

Leadership council and teams updateBuilding an Osher Village

How do the quotations “Build it and they will come” and “It takes a village...” relate to the present-day Osher Institute at University of Richmond?

Insider InformationRemembering Jane Tombes, W'54
Jane Tombes was “a natural.” She was a natural lifelong learner and surely just the kind of person Mr. Osher had in mind when he formed his institute.
Campus eCommunicationWhat's a SpiderByte? Does it hurt?

One of the coolest things about being an Osher member is having nearly the same benefits as regular full time students—including the ability to receive a daily SpiderByte of events on the UR campus.

Tim Hanger, photographerGetting to know Tim Hanger, official volunteer Osher Institute photographer

Chances are that if you have attended an Osher function within the past couple of years, you have been caught in the lens of my camera. I am Tim Hanger, Osher's volunteer photographer.

Behind the Scenes at URThe UR campus: What a sight to behold

“The University of Richmond campus is beautiful!”  That sentiment is shared by first time visitors and by those who work and study here, no matter the season of the year.

Where's Tim?Better than 'Where's Waldo?' - Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

This issue introduces a new feature column called “Where’s Tim?” In each issue we will challenge you to figure out where one of Tim’s great pictures was taken.

Why Poetry?Retired teacher shares her poem 'The Room' and explains why she writes

In the early 70s while teaching poetry to gifted high school students, Judith Bentley began to write poetry herself as a means of expressing thoughts and feelings that she could not seem to express in any other way.

Dailey & VincentBluegrass musicians visit Boatwright Library
Award-winning bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent chat about music, their influences, and life as working musicians.