Feature Stories

June 11, 2012
Pooja Patel, '15Student brings international perspective to new living-learning community
A first-year living-learning community helped Pooja Patel, ’15, find community and unlock what the city has to offer while exploring common interests.
June 7, 2012
Patrick Murphy, '14Junior finds calling in promoting conservation and biodiversity
A summer internship at a South African lion preserve helped Patrick Murphy, ’14, combine a love of animals with a passion for preservation.
Parenting group provides support and resources for new and veteran parents Guidance, tips and advice for UR faculty and staff who are parents
Parenting a child or children of any age can be difficult, and University of Richmond's parenting group aims to ease the journey.
June 4, 2012
Bianca Spurlock, C'12Bianca Spurlock, C'12, encourages working professionals to pursue a higher degree

When Bianca Spurlock, C’12, offers advice about returning to school, she speaks from personal experience when she says “Let go of your fears and go for it.”

June 1, 2012
Mark Ferguson, '12Senior presents research with theatre professor at annual conference
Through a collaborative research project, Mark Ferguson, ’12, and theater professor Maja White explore sustainable lighting technologies in live performances.
May 30, 2012
Spanish in the CommunityStudents put language skills to the test in community-based learning class
In Carlos Valencia’s community-based learning class, students practice Spanish language skills while getting a deeper look at classroom concepts.
Brittany Hamilton, JD/MBA CandidateRacing to new heights
In no way deterred by her busy schedule, this active student seeks ever greater accomplishments
John Fernandez, CEO, Daystar DessertsMBA students are getting their fill of Daystar Desserts
The Richmond MBA students use capstone project to solve local dessert company's business challenges
William 'Bill' Bailey, Osher MemberAn Osher Institute membership offers the acceptance of family and the challenge of artistry

Bill Bailey’s experience at the University of Richmond reveals that membership has its own rewards.

Robert PiazzaStudents gain from professor's past
Career in human resources helps adjunct instructor prepare MBA students for success