Feature Stories

March 21, 2014
Zhivko Illeieff, '11Storytelling plays a recurring role in the story of Richmond alum
While Zhivko Illeieff, ′11, calls on his knowledge as a digital native to bring old stories to life online for Roadside Theater, he feels that his generation has much to learn from the simple practice of sitting around and trading stories — in person.
February 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
February 20, 2014
Kelly Corrigan, W'89New York Times best-selling author talks writing, family, and her inspiration
Fresh off the release of her latest book, Kelly Corrigan, W’89, talks about the inspiration for Glitter and Glue, her favorite mistakes, and what she’s reading now.
February 19, 2014
Deborah Pohlmann, '13For recent graduate, "home" and "lab" are never far apart
UR’s Integrated Quantitative Science program introduced Deborah Pohlmann to the breadth of science and set her on a course to graduate school at MIT.
February 6, 2014
Sean McCloskey, '03From Richmond to Entrepreneurship
Sean McCloskey, ’03 has capitalized on the social media trend by creating a smartphone app, Lavahound. McCloskey cherishes his Richmond education and says that his experiences at University of Richmond shaped him to be the entrepreneur he is today.
January 2, 2014
Marc Megna, '99Former football player draws on personal experiences to develop career as a fitness coach
“Dream big. Never Quit.” This personal mantra drove Marc Megna, ’99, to play football for the Spiders and the NFL. He’s now turning the phrase back to his clients as a fitness coach.
November 21, 2013
Marc Branch, '13Coursework, community engagement, and study abroad lead to Peace Corps assignment
Graduate strives to address health care and other human-rights issues through Peace Corps and public policy work.
November 6, 2013
Marissa Klein,'99Dreaming big
If you ask Marissa Klein ’99 why she chose to attend the University of Richmond, she will tell you it was fate. While she wasn’t even planning on looking at the University of Richmond, Klein says that she owes much of who she is today to her experience at U of R.
Colleen Hall, '91A great example of UR's interdisciplinary education
With a double major in Business Administration and Studio Art, alum Colleen Hall ’91 exemplifies the interdisciplinary education that University of Richmond is known for.
Elliot Schreur, '10Singing the praise of a liberal arts education

Elliot Schreur, ’10 is a firm believer in a liberal arts education. Schreur graduated with degrees in Music and English and now works in public policy. It was because of his liberal arts education from the University of Richmond that Schruer was able to explore the political science field outside of his two majors.