Feature Stories

April 29, 2011
Justin Harper, '11Senior basketball forward gears up for NBA draft
Justin Harper, a senior forward for the men’s basketball team, reflects on the Spiders’ celebrated season and looks ahead to his competition in the upcoming NBA draft.
Study BreakTherapy dogs help law students relieve stress during exams
Caring Canines therapy dogs provide stress relief for law students during exams.
William McKay, C'11The Teacher Licensure Program produces its own 'kindergarten cop'
After spending eight years with the Richmond Police Department, William McKay, C'11, is now pursuing a career as an elementary school teacher through the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies Teacher Licensure Program (TLP).
Tiffany Mansfield, L'09Clinical placement leads to job as international humanitarian law manager with Richmond chapter of the Red Cross
In her work with the Greater Richmond Chapter of the American Red Cross, Tiffany Mansfield discovers she does not have to cross international borders to work in international humanitarian law.
April 28, 2011
Tenaj Ferguson, '11Bonner Scholar uses fitness, nutrition and research to combat childhood obesity
Tenaj Ferguson, ’11, thinks a child’s ability to name the color of a strawberry may be linked to that child’s risk of becoming obese.
Pin Thanesnant, '11International student at home in North Richmond elementary school
Pin Thanesnant, ’11, the daughter of a Thai diplomat, has lived in many countries but doesn’t claim any of them as home. During her four years at University of Richmond, however, she found a place where she belongs — a North Side Richmond elementary school.
April 27, 2011
Megan Abbott, '11Senior's unique experiences open up a world of possibilities
When Megan Abbott, ’11, came here four years ago, she had no idea her experiences would include interning at the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C., studying abroad in Chile, and having dinner at the house of former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine.
The Greatest RewardLaw commencement speaker Anne Holton encourages law students to give back to the community
Law commencement speaker Anne Holton is passionate about public service. She encourages law students to give back to the community as she has done during her entire legal career.
Kevin Kindler, '13SSIR course gives student international context for studies in medicine and health
A class trip to the Dominican Republic helped Kevin Kindler, ’13, discover his passion for global health.
April 26, 2011
Sam Abed, L'01Maryland's Secretary of Juvenile Services finds great reward in challenging work
Maryland’s recently appointed Secretary of Juvenile Services, Sam Abed, L’01, says his law degree is a great asset. “It is a tremendous advantage to be a lawyer in a position like this because of the legislative aspect,” he says.