Feature Stories

October 15, 2012
Nabila Rahman, '12Study abroad experience leads student to Fulbright U.S. Program for English Teaching Assistantship

Nabila Rahman’s upcoming year as a Fulbright Scholar is an opportunity for her to come full circle: combining her interest in development studies with her undergraduate interdisciplinary major—politics, philosophy, economics and law. 

Nick DeChello, '12Business Administration major delves into finance career for United Technologies Corporation

With the help of the Office of Alumni and Career Services, a professor’s mentorship and timely internships, DeChello landed a post-graduation position as a Financial Leadership Program Associate for the United Technologies Corporation (UTC).

October 11, 2012
Sharp SeriesSenate candidates discuss the future of the country and its role in a global society
Candidates for U.S. Senate Govs. George Allen and Tim Kaine discuss the issues facing America at the launch of the Sharp Viewpoint Series.
October 9, 2012
Red BaraatBhangra funk band storms campus for surprise concert
Bhangra funk band Red Baraat surprised UR with a lunchtime concert on the Forum, giving a taste of their style and energy.
Supreme ConversationsJustice Elena Kagan engages in a wide-ranging conversation about her career and the Court
Richmond Law hosts another Supreme Court justice, offering insight and advice about the Court and a career in law.
October 4, 2012
My Jepson Story: Greg Efthimiou, '99Jepson prepared me to lead a team of public relations professionals
"I can say with complete certainty that I would not be where I am today without the incredible foundation of a degree in leadership studies. My Jepson School experience has opened doors for me at every turn."
October 3, 2012
Natalie Omattage, '12Interdisciplinary approach leads to rare research opportunity

Natalie Omattage, '12, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, completed research to solve the protein structure of the enzyme responsible for DNA replication at the Argonne National Laboratory.

MSI: RichmondMSI program flourishes with $1.2 million grant
Altria recently renewed its support of the Department of Education's MSI: Richmond program with a three-year, $1.2 million grant.
Lauren Lumsden, '05Journalism alum and DailyCandy editor delivers the latest and greatest to your inbox
Lauren Lumsden, ’05, graduated with a degree in journalism and headed to New York for an editorial job, but instead found herself in PR pitching stories on doughnuts.
Elizabeth BaughanClassical studies professor combines theory and practice with students in Turkey
This summer will be Elizabeth Baughan’s fourth time taking students on a seven-week trip to Turkey to work on an excavation project in partnership with Bilkent University.