Feature Stories

September 4, 2013
Peter Anton, '14A summer by the James River gives senior inspiration for art and life
Inspired by the James River, Peter Anton, ’14, spent the summer en plein air and in the studio producing large-scale paintings that explore figure, landscape, immersion, and memory.
August 28, 2013
Mary Hampton Elam, '14Senior works to address issues of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation

A Robert L. Burrus Jr. Fellowship helped Mary Hampton Elam, ’14, confirm her dream of eventually opening a coffee shop as a recovery and restoration center for women coming out of tough situations.

May 24, 2013
First-Year SeminarsCreativity and choice are hallmarks of First-Year Seminars
Incoming first-year students have a myriad of options available when they consider their First-Year Seminars.
October 15, 2012
Nabila Rahman, '12Study abroad experience leads student to Fulbright U.S. Program for English Teaching Assistantship

Nabila Rahman’s upcoming year as a Fulbright Scholar is an opportunity for her to come full circle: combining her interest in development studies with her undergraduate interdisciplinary major—politics, philosophy, economics and law. 

Spiders in the Battle of the BeltwayTeam of Richmond students places fourth in the 2011 Deloitte Battle of the Beltway Case Competition

With the students’ interest in consulting on the rise at the University of Richmond, so is the interest in the Deloitte Battle of the Beltway Case Competition that takes place in Washington, D.C.

Diana Iovan, '12Chemistry/math major charts a career in inorganic chemistry through Harvard University's Ph.D. program

Diana Iovan traveled a long way to join the University of Richmond’s Class of 2012, from Romania. But her journey paid off with the help of University of Richmond.

Nick DeChello, '12Business Administration major delves into finance career for United Technologies Corporation

With the help of the Office of Alumni and Career Services, a professor’s mentorship and timely internships, DeChello landed a post-graduation position as a Financial Leadership Program Associate for the United Technologies Corporation (UTC).

May 24, 2012
Melissa Diamond, '15 Student spends first year exploring interests and finding community
In her first year, Melissa Diamond, ’15, has explored her interests, discovered what the city of Richmond has to offer, and found community among students from around the world.
May 7, 2012
Francisco Lee, '15First-year student combines love of music and community service
His own experience being a part of an after-school program inspired Francisco Lee, '15, to teach music at the Boys and Girls Club in Richmond.
April 10, 2012
Dwayne Foster, '12Senior focuses on giving back, prepares for career in consulting
Mentoring experiences and an interdisciplinary major helped prepare Dwayne Foster, ’12, for a consulting internship that opened up his career path.