Feature Stories

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.
David SalisburyJourney to the Amazon: David Salisbury treks to Peru with National Geographic
Geography professor David Salisbury has developed a relationship with the indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon—a relationship he was able to share with National Geographic magazine last summer.
My Jepson Story: Mark Hickman, '07Jepson prepared me to manage ConnectRichmond and serve as a community leader
"The Jepson principles of service to society, social justice and leadership development are lived out every day here. Group dynamics, ethics and situational leadership regularly come into play as we collaborate and partner with various individuals and entities."
September 28, 2012
Ted LewisDirector of LGBTQ life talks about plans for new role at UR
As the first director of LGBTQ life at UR, Ted Lewis is bringing together campus and community to build relationships and start conversations.