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February 11, 2014
Ten Years and Counting
Osher Institute celebrates its tenth anniversary at University of Richmond
It’s hard to believe (but true) that we will celebrate our tenth anniversary of the Osher UR program in 2014.
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.
The Richmond Shield
Behind the UR shield: bearing the weight of the brand
The distinctive logo of the University of Richmond ensures a consistency of the UR brand and name recognition as the University continues to enhance its reputation among leading institutions of higher education.
Forging an Unlikely Alliance
Southside Virginia: Where folks revolutionize Georgian architecture, bridge the Civil War, and valiantly raise vinifera
Rarely is a connection made between Georgian architecture, a Civil War battle, and the winegrowing industry. However, that is exactly what has been forged among Woodlawn Plantation, Annefield Vineyards, Hunting Creek Vineyards, and Staunton River Battlefield State Park which historically and physically connects these two Southside localities.
Some People Can't Be Replaced
Search committee for Osher Institute director
Osher members and University personnel have formed a search committee to hire the next direct of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
International Film Series
Free great movies on the big screen at University of Richmond
In the mid-to-late 1990s I discovered a great source of movies for anyone that is not satisfied with seeing them on a small screen. It’s the International Film Series, which has been sponsored by the University of Richmond for many years.
February 6, 2014
Laura DelPrato, '14
Opening doors through an internship at Disney ABC Television Group
DelPrato is a leadership studies major with a passion for photography and she landed an internship at Disney ABC Television Group that gave her the perfect opportunity to combine her two interests.
Sean McCloskey, '03
From Richmond to Entrepreneurship
Sean McCloskey, ’03 has capitalized on the social media trend by creating a smartphone app, Lavahound. McCloskey cherishes his Richmond education and says that his experiences at University of Richmond shaped him to be the entrepreneur he is today.
BJ Scott, '13
Through a UR Summer Fellowship, a Career Path is Chosen
Being a sociology major helped Scott think outside the box and be creative when thinking about careers he wants to pursue in the future. This past summer he was able to put his creativity to use during an internship with Big River Advertising.