Feature Stories

May 1, 2014
Austin Butler, '14Senior sets out to define entrepreneurship and lands at TEDxRVA
In his journey to live with intention Austin Butler, '14, seizes an opportunity work with Andy Stefanovich, curator of TEDxRVA.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ProgramProfessor brings his taxation students' skills into the greater Richmond community
Determined to engage his students as a meaningful part of the Richmond community Dr. Ray Slaughter brings his taxation classes to UR Downtown to volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offering free tax preparation for lower income individuals.
Ed Riley, '14Senior gets an opportunity to present his thesis topic at the Economics Scholars Program in Dallas
In March Ed Riley, '14, traveled to Dallas, Texas to present his thesis topic to an audience of peers and faculty from throughout the East Coast and Texas as well as members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas at the 2014 Economics Scholars Program.
April 30, 2014
Dheer Shah, '15, and Xavier Bonifaz, '15Two friends with an interest in microfinance set out to research the issues in India

With the support of a UR Summer Fellowship, Dheer Shah, '15, and Xavier Bonifaz, '15, learned about the reality of the microfinance industry in India.

April 28, 2014
Bennett Jacobs, '14Senior finds an unexpected chance to combine his studies in international business and Italian
From an administrator to Career Services to the Office of International Education and the Modern Languages and Cultures Department, an opportunity to translate an international business meeting lands with Bennett Jacobs, ’14.
April 22, 2014
Ray Fraser, '11Robins School of Business graduate founds Tree Sleeve, a "buy one give one" reusable cup sleeve company
Tree Sleeve’s mission is to put an end to deforestation by planting trees in areas of the world most affected by deforestation.
April 11, 2014
Event deconstructs the marketing and communications industries Over 100 students and 25 alumni participated
The first Deconstructing Marketing and Communications event welcomed alumni in the fields of advertising, brand management, business development and sales, fashion marketing and merchandising, market research, and public relations.
April 7, 2014
A New PathSenior interdisciplinary major Bianca Nikic reflects on a personal and rewarding academic journey
For Bianca Nikic, ’14, a natural interest in pop culture and experience with marketing and communications led to the creation of her own academic path: an interdisciplinary major in strategic marketing.
March 26, 2014
Matt Barany, GB '14After 15 years, head coach of University of Richmond Women's Swim team dives back into the classroom
As the head coach of the University of Richmond Women’s Swim team,
Matt Barany, GB ’14, brings a unique background to The Richmond MBA.
JA in a DayMBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at a local elementary school to teach lessons in economics and finance
A group of Richmond MBA students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteered at Miles Jones Elementary School for JA in a Day, a program run by Junior Achievement of Central Virginia.