Feature Stories

March 18, 2013
Barbara Vaughan, W'65Westhampton College "Girly Girls"
I believe that the education at Westhampton College was not just what we learned from the textbooks and the excellent faculty, but we learned so much from the college campus experiences. 
Keefer Taylor, '13Passionate computer science major kicks off career as software engineer for Google

Taylor attributes his success to the guidance and support of many including: University of Richmond’s Computer Science department, Career Services’ resources and UR’s overarching liberal arts experience.

Margaret Moore, '14From fork to field, Moore has always had a craving for food

Margaret Moore’s passion for food sciences stems from her childhood farming roots in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Until arriving at the University of Richmond, however, she had never considered turning this hobby into her professional career path.

Sarah Pascual, '13 UR Glee member brings music to kids
Sarah Pascual, ’13, helped found the UR Glee Club and a similar program at a local after-school program.
Kadeem Fyffe, '13Where Are You Heading? Class of 2013

Studio art major, Kadeem will be attending the Parsons New School for Design

Shohsei Oda, '13Where Are You Heading? Class of 2013

A leadership studies major, Shohsei will be working for Deloitte Consulting.

Taylor Michals, '13Where Are You Heading? Class of 2013

A leadership studies and political science major, Taylor will join the Teach for America program.

Hattie Wilkinson, '15Spider Pride will not end at graduation, it will live in all students forever

Accomplished transfer student talks about her journey that brought her to UR

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.