Feature Stories

November 25, 2014
A Patently Interesting Trip to D.C.'s Federal CircuitStudents hear oral arguments at U.S. Court of Appeals
A group of seven members of the Student Intellectual Property Association ventured up to Washington D.C. to hear oral arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
November 24, 2014
Zach Chu, '15A business major and basketball walk-on considers a coaching career
If you don’t see Zach Chu, '15, on the floor much during Spider games, that doesn’t mean you don’t see his contributions.
November 20, 2014
Kimberly Leonard, '09Alumna holds onto passion that was sparked by writing for UR's college newspaper
Kimberly Leonard, ’09, a healthcare reporter for U.S. News & World Report, recalls her days working for The Collegian and her journey into journalism.
Pro Bono Immigration Assistance ProjectRichmond law students partner with private attorneys and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
"I decided to get involved with the Immigration Assistance Program because it really seemed to touch on why I chose to apply to law school," Emma Hilbert, L' 15, said. "I wanted to help those who ordinarily wouldn't be able to afford representation gain access to the justice system."
November 18, 2014
Julian HayterJepson professor delivers 2014 Last Lecture

Only in his third year, Jepson professor Julian Hayter has already earned a strong reputation as a sought-after, high-energy educator with an open-door policy who challenges students to use their skills to serve the community. He was selected to give this year's Last Lecture.

November 17, 2014
Laying the GroundworkTom Lawrence, '02, on the value of UR interns for his company
Tom Lawrence, ’02, understands the importance of supporting the crazy, cockamamie ideas of students. That’s why he’s hired Spiders.
Charlie Reynolds, R'77U.S. Army chaplain delivers hope in Ebola-stricken Liberia
Col. Charlie Reynolds, R'77, talks about his mission in Liberia to provide religious support for those responding to the Ebola epidemic.
Sean Bielawski, GB'15MBA student makes career jump from sports radio to investment banking
After years in the sports media industry, Sean Bielawski, GB’15, makes a large career shift and lands a position with BB&T Capital Markets.
2014 Business Pitch Competition Seven finalists pitch their ventures for the chance to win funding in final round of the 2014 Business Pitch Competition
On November 11, seven finalists were chosen to pitch their ventures at the final round of the 2014 Business Pitch Competition for a grand total of $5,000 in prize money and the opportunity to present their idea to local angel investors.
Fabienne Brookman-Amissah, '10Robins School graduate takes her research acumen to global management consulting firm
A year after moving to McKinsey & Co., Fabienne Brookman-Amissah, '10, market intelligence analyst, shares her experiences and looks to the bright future.