Feature Stories

July 23, 2014
From San Juan to RichmondLiving and learning in urban America
Sixteen second-year students traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to explore problems and potential solutions to the issues plaguing urban American communities.
June 13, 2014
Will Kelland, '15Richmond student experiences life in the outback with an Aboriginal Australian tribe while studying abroad.
Rare access to Aboriginal Australian tribal lands while studying abroad opens door to deep cultural learning for leadership studies major.
May 19, 2014
Shiksha Mahtani, '14Graduate stepped into a leadership role to fight famine in Somalia and spread South Asian culture on campus

Start an organization to fight famine in Somalia. Conduct research. Spread South Asian culture on campus. Make the most of her four years at Richmond. Check.

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 9, 2014
International Film Series"A Window onto the World": The International Film Series celebrates its 25th anniversary
At the conclusion of its 25th season, the University of Richmond's International Film Series has shown more than 400 foreign films, representing everything from comedy to drama to action to film noir.
Martín BonadeoInternational visiting scholar Martín Bonadeo's multi-faceted career merges art, technology, and human networks.

Visiting scholar encourages students to decode Latin American contemporary art.

April 3, 2014
Sarah Byce, '12Alumna embarks on a 801-mile cycling trip for disaster relief
Alumna cycles from Charleston, S.C., to Key Largo, Fla., to raise money for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
March 17, 2014
Amy TreonisBiology professor teaches in Nepal as a Fulbright Senior Scholar

Professor’s sabbatical at Kathmandu University “reignites” teaching

Anna Sangree, '15Geography student ponders spatial-justice issues
Geography student Anna Sangree, ’15, explores how your ZIP code affects the opportunities you have in life.
March 12, 2014
Aidan Sullivan, '15Business administration and finance major returns to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to work for Mission Possible
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside becomes home for UR Summer Fellow Aidan Sullivan, '15.