Feature Stories

October 22, 2012
A Family LegacyJoe Kroger, B'80, Welcomes Daughter to UR
Joe Kroger B’80, chose the University of Richmond from its competitors for its football opportunities and never regretted his choice. Now his daughter Megan follows in his footsteps.
Frank AllenAlumnus helps guide students in life after graduation

Richmond's new Associate Director of Career Services is making his mark on Robins helping business students prepare for their professional life after graduation. 

Jeff LeopoldAdjunct professor uses his corporate experience to help students in the classroom and in their professional endeavors

Students of one of Robins' new adjunct professors are learning lessons to help them both in and out of the classroom.

Would You Hire You?Shelley Burns, Director of Career Programs at Robins, provides tips for job-searching students

Excerpt from a piece written by Shelley Burns for the University of Richmond’s Career Services blog.

My Jepson Story: Kelly Landers, '11Jepson pushed me to view the world through a lens that prioritizes justice, fairness and leadership
"My Jepson education pushed me to view the world through a lens that prioritizes justice, fairness and leadership, and that colors the way that I interact with others in any situation."
October 18, 2012
My Jepson Story: Braxton Bragg, '06Jepson instilled a sense of responsibility for teams, companies and institutions
"My Jepson degree has served to instill in me a sense of responsibility for commitment to the success of my teams, companies and institutions. I cannot sit idly by on the sidelines while others carry the burden. Also, it has given me perspective on my own strengths as a leader and how to effectively apply them."
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. 

Spiders in the Battle of the BeltwayTeam of Richmond students places fourth in the 2011 Deloitte Battle of the Beltway Case Competition

With the students’ interest in consulting on the rise at the University of Richmond, so is the interest in the Deloitte Battle of the Beltway Case Competition that takes place in Washington, D.C.

Diana Iovan, '12Chemistry/math major charts a career in inorganic chemistry through Harvard University's Ph.D. program

Diana Iovan traveled a long way to join the University of Richmond’s Class of 2012, from Romania. But her journey paid off with the help of University of Richmond.

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).