Feature Stories

May 22, 2014
UR's Center for Culinary ArtsDid you know Richmond's Center for Culinary Arts got its start in the late 1990s?

So, do you like to cook? Or how about bake? Maybe you just enjoy watching the Food Channel or the Cooking Channel. If so, you might just be interested in one of the University of Richmond’s gems — the Center for Culinary Arts located in the Gayton Crossing Shopping Center.

Interview with Dr. Edward AyersDiscussing lifelong learning with the University of Richmond's president

On a beautiful spring morning in early April, I sat down with Dr. Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, in his Maryland Hall office to discuss his thoughts about the Osher program at UR and lifelong learning in general.

Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus — taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.

May 21, 2014
Shaye Ellis, '14From ancient Athens to the Jepson School: Graduate reflects on research experience that gave her a greater appreciation for leadership and the liberal arts
Research on leadership and the liberal the arts gave Shaye Ellis, ’14, a greater appreciation for her undergraduate education. Now she is putting her skills to work in the world of marketing and advertising.
May 20, 2014
Finale 2014University Chancellor E. Bruce Heilman delivers keynote address at Jepson School ceremony recognizing seniors

E. Bruce Heilman, university chancellor, gave the keynote address at Finale, the Jepson School's senior recognition ceremony.

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 15, 2014
2014 Service Awards RecipientsAnnual awards recognize outstanding contributions
Each year, the University recognizes four individual staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty during the year. Meet this year's recipients.
May 13, 2014
Congratulations SPCS Graduates!SPCS faculty and staff celebrate the graduating class of 2014

Faculty and staff of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies offer a video tribute to students graduating in 2014.

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.