Feature Stories

October 10, 2011
World CinemaInternational Film Series features eight films, new home in 23rd year
Free, contemporary and foreign — the International Film Series is now 23 years into its run as Richmond's premier destination for fans of world cinema.
September 26, 2011
Addie Rauschert, '13Victims of human trafficking are focus of junior's college career
Deeply committed to ending human trafficking, Addie Rauschert, ’13, is getting at the issue from every angle, discipline, and four different continents.
September 24, 2011
Remo Kommnick, '12Economics major's future lies in international business ventures
Remo Kommnick, '12, unites economics major and study abroad in China to prepare for a career in international business.
September 8, 2011
Maria Sebastian, '12 Political science and international studies major focuses her research on her home state in India
Having traveled to France, Peru, Japan, Uganda, Rwanda and now India—Oldham Scholar Maria Sebastian, ’12, is pursuing her international ambitions at the University of Richmond.
August 17, 2011
Simrun Bal, '13Junior uses language scholarship to explore access to health care among India's poor
Through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program, biology major Simrun Bal, ’13, spent the summer in Chandigarh, India, learning Punjabi and coming face-to-face with issues of health care and poverty.
August 12, 2011
Abi Olvera, '12Fellowship will jump-start student's Foreign Service career
El Paso native Abi Olvera decided to transfer to Richmond to be closer to Washington and to study international affairs. A year later, she is one of the U.S. Department of State’s top prospects for a future career in the Foreign Service.
August 2, 2011
Jessy Elphick, '12Study abroad experience inspires student to focus on global education
Jessy Elphick, ’12, is spending the summer as an intern with Pencils of Promise, an organization that works to build schools in developing countries and train future leaders.
August 1, 2011
Connecting with the WorldPrograms, professors, and alumni expand law school's global reach
Richmond law grads embrace the opportunity to practice law internationally, bolstering their legal expertise with language skills, international travel, and an understanding of other cultures.
June 28, 2011
Rudy Pett, '11 RHCS alumnus pursuing graduate studies in interpersonal communication
When Rudy Pett, ’11, first visited the University of Richmond, he chose to observe a class on interpersonal communication, despite knowing nothing about the topic. Today, he’s pursuing a master’s degree in the field.
June 24, 2011
Pilgrimage: IsraelChaplaincy program inspires exploration of personal faith and interfaith relations
After a journey through Israel with a multi-faith lens, UR students and staff consider how to improve understanding and communication across lines of difference.