Feature Stories

March 18, 2013
Looking Back, Moving Forward ConferenceConference seeks to promote diversity in schools by learning from the past

In May 1973, the Supreme Court blocked a movement to consolidate Richmond public schools with its suburban counterparts. The ruling still has implications today.

March 13, 2013
Alexandra Hackett, '13Graduating UR Business major and retiring RPS teacher work as a seasoned team in the classroom
Alexandra Hackett, '13, deepened her understanding of the education system through three years volunteering as a classroom aide.
The Mentor Hand-OffTwo UR students tout the benefits of long-term mentoring

Two UR students tout the benefits of long-term mentoring for mentors and mentees alike.

March 12, 2013
Becky Siceloff, C'06 & GC'10Undergraduate & graduate degrees paired personal, professional passion with academic studies

When the time came to change professions and return to school, Richmond offered the best fit for Becky Siceloff, C‘06 and GC‘10.

March 11, 2013
Honorable Harold H. Koh Receives William Green AwardHonored for Professional Excellence
On March 1, 2013, the University of Richmond School of Law presented the William Green Award for Professional Excellence to the Honorable Harold Hongju Koh at its thirty-first Annual Scholarship Luncheon. University of Richmond School of Law Dean Wendy Perdue presented the award to Professor Koh at the Jepson Alumni Center at the University of Richmond.
March 8, 2013
Ragni in ItaliaMen's basketball gets new players up to speed with pre-season games in Italy
Three games in Italy gave the men’s basketball team a jumpstart on the season and a chance at an experience abroad.
March 7, 2013
Reporting World War IIJournalism students preserve wartime stories for Veterans History Project
Students in community-based newswriting class learn interviewing skills while recording veteran stories for the Library of Congress’s Veterans History Project.
March 6, 2013
Cameron Lee, '12Leadership studies major pursues career in ministry
Leadership, rhetoric and multifaith communication come together as Cameron Lee, '12, pursues a career in ministry.
Connecting Women of ColorSabrina Squire of NBC12 gave the opening speech for UR's Connecting Women of Color Conference
News anchor for NBC12 Sabrina Squire made the keynote speech for the fifth annual Connecting Women of Color Conference, which focused on the theme of loving one’s authentic self.
March 5, 2013
Shelby Longland, '13Senior develops passion for immigration issues through civic engagement
Shelby Longland's involvement with the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement transformed her college career and helped her find her career path.