Feature Stories

June 2, 2014
The Richmond MBA and ChildFund InternationalMBA graduate looks to the nonprofit space for her Capstone Project
Lauren Hum, GB’14, uses her Capstone Project as an opportunity to work with ChildFund International, a global children's charity, all the while exploring the tenets of a nonprofit perspective.
May 30, 2014
Writing RichmondCity provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
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.

May 16, 2014
804orkRichmond restaurants send recipes home in alumni-produced cookbook
Carrie Fleck Walters, '00, and Susan Howson, G'07, bring Richmond restaurant fare to the home kitchen in their new cookbook, 804ork.
May 12, 2014
Tim HamiltonEconomics professor talks about his approach to research and teaching
Tim Hamilton, a professor in the Robins School of Business, talks about his research exploring value in environmental economics.
Kelley Yang, '16The artist and record-setting swimmer is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her interests.
When she's not busy breaking school swimming records, Kelley Yang, ’16, is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her academic and professional interests.
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 25, 2014
Living on the FronteraStudents visit the Mexican-American border
SSIR students make local, national, and international connections to immigration through their trip to San Diego and Tijuana.
April 23, 2014
Taylor Applebaum, '13Graduate works on innovative Google projects
Taylor Applebaum, ’13, has used her experiences at Richmond to further her work in the technology industry.
April 15, 2014
Symphorien Ntibagirirwa International visiting scholar is focusing his research on corporate governance through the African philosophy of Ubuntu
The Jepson School’s visiting international scholar is conducting research on how the African philosophy of Ubuntu could play an important role in corporate governance.