Feature Stories

March 27, 2015
Richmond Students Selected for Sorensen Institute Political Leaders ProgramSamantha Sedivy (L'16) and Eric Postow ('16) Taking Part In "First Step" For Virginia's Future Political Leaders

Since its founding in 1993, the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute has brought together diverse individuals from a variety of backgrounds and political ideologies.  Its goal?  People working together for the common good, to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels in Virginia.  The Sorensen Institute’s flagship program is the Political Leaders Program (PLP), and the PLP has become a traditional first step for future political leaders in Virginia.  This year, among the attorneys, CEOs, and business people in the PLP, are Eric Postow (L ’16) and Samantha Sedivy (L ’16), the only two students in the program.

March 26, 2015
Meg Eastman, '01Graduate uses photography to record history and share it broadly
Meg Eastman, ’01, brings together history and art working for the Virginia Historical Society.
March 25, 2015
Public Art and Social ChangeBeyond the walls of the classroom to a wall on Cary Street

Fourteen University of Richmond students, with support from faculty and community members, are leading an effort that will ultimately result in a block-long mural of the James River on Cary Street.

March 23, 2015
Andrew McGowan, L'16A robust, evolving academic journey at home and abroad
Andrew McGowan’s, L’16 journey to Richmond Law has been both adventurous and circuitous, to say the least — starting college at 16, graduating with a double major, earning a graduate assistantship, starting a Ph.D. program, and now law school, which has also taken him abroad.
Carrie Friedrich, GB'15Richmond MBA student lands coveted position at top social networking company
Carrie Friedrich, GB'15, moves to San Francisco to embark on her new career as a product marketing manager at LinkedIn.
The Richmond MBA Book ClubBook Club of MBA alumnae going strong in its sixth year
Members of The Richmond MBA Book Club discuss literature, leadership and succeeding as women in the business world.
Emily Gitman, '16Robins School student named University of Richmond's first-ever Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Emily Gitman, '16, accounting major and member of the women's tennis team, is named University of Richmond's first-ever Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Isidora Draskovic, '15Robins School student named Leslie Sessoms Booker Award winner at Westhampton College Senior Celebration Night
Isidora Draskovic, '15, accounting major with a finance concentration, wins the Leslie Sessoms Booker Award at last month's Westhampton College Senior Celebration Night.
Hira Siddiqui, '16Robins School junior shares experience studying abroad in New Zealand
Hira Siddiqui, '16, shares her experience studying abroad at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Jeff Wraley, GB'15Richmond MBA student innovates at local nonprofit
Jeff Wraley, GB'15, is co-founder and business incubation director of UnBoundRVA, an entrepreneurship program that aims to alter the life trajectories of low-income individuals through the positive power of business.