Feature Stories

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.
March 17, 2015
 UR Alum's study abroad experience leads to starting his own businessAfter studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,'00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
After studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,’00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
March 9, 2015
Rebecca Pacheco, '01As the yoga world evolves, Rebecca Pacheco, '01, is helping yogis find a union between tradition and modern life
In her new book, Do Your Om Thing, Rebecca Pacheco, ’01, helps yogis apply traditional philosophies in a modern world.
March 6, 2015
Josh Young, '17Gates Scholar finds challenge and fulfillment in campus leadership
A Gates Millennium Scholar ponders how to be a force for change and dialogue while finding his place at Richmond.
February 18, 2015
Amaury Perez, '16Cuban immigrant works for social justice in his new country
Cuban immigrant Amaury Perez, ’16, works to provide better opportunities for under-served people in his new home country.
January 30, 2015
Lionel Tarica, GB'15International graduate business student goes against expectations
Lionel Tarica, GB’15, has spent years breaking expectations. His latest deviation? Spending a year completing his MBA at the University of Richmond.
January 26, 2015
Roger WongExchange student talks semester at the Robins School and life back home in Singapore
Roger Wong, a senior exchange student from Singapore Management University and aviator, shares his experience studying abroad at the Robins School of Business.
January 23, 2015
Aida Choudhury, '15Fellowship abroad continues senior's passion for international development

South Africa and Zambia were just the start for Aida Choudhury, ’15, who found a calling to work in international education development.

November 5, 2014
Kerry McGowan, '16Getting to know a close neighbor
While Kerry McGowan, '16, always imagined herself in a more exotic destination for study abroad, she sensed a calling from a much closer neighbor: Mexico. Guadalajara, Mexico to be exact.
October 14, 2014
Deconstructing ServiceBonner Scholar reflects on his four years of community service

Bonner Scholar reflects on the challenges, frustrations, and fulfillment inherent in community service.