Feature Stories

April 9, 2014
Spring Break in RVAFrom Northside to the East End to a farm in Goochland, UR students explore education and food justice in Richmond
Richmond-area businesses, nonprofits, and schools provide a backdrop for students exploring issues of education and food justice.
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 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.
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.
Integrated Science ExperienceUsing a multidisciplinary approach to shape tomorrow's scientists
A new program exposes students to life in the lab, sparking their interest in science.
March 27, 2014
Jasmine Jones, '14Senior builds homeless advocacy network
Organizing advocacy networks at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless shaped how Jasmine Jones, ’14, understands homelessness and renewed her commitment to mentoring in Richmond.
March 21, 2014
Zhivko Illeieff, '11Storytelling plays a recurring role in the story of Richmond alum
While Zhivko Illeieff, ′11, calls on his knowledge as a digital native to bring old stories to life online for Roadside Theater, he feels that his generation has much to learn from the simple practice of sitting around and trading stories — in person.
March 14, 2014
Advocacy DaysUR Downtown is buzzing with energy while the Virginia General Assembly is in session
UR Downtown was designed with community programming in mind, but the space has caught on among nonprofits as a prime location to prepare for meetings with the Virginia General Assembly.
March 12, 2014
Spider BoardThe new Spider Board changes campus outlook on student programming
After a year of re-evaluating their mission, the Campus Activities Board becomes the Spider Board and celebrates their relaunch with a big-name guest speaker.