Feature Stories

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.
New Mentor/Mentee Program at UR Applications now being accepted for second cohort of mentoring program
Are you interested in developing your career, building new relationships, and sharpening your skills? University of Richmond’s first Mentor/Mentee program, launched in the fall of 2013, does just that.
Aidan Sullivan, '15Business administration and finance major returns to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to work for Mission Possible
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside becomes home for UR Summer Fellow Aidan Sullivan, '15.
March 10, 2014
The Laramie ProjectThe Laramie Project facilitates a yearlong conversation about civil rights and social justice
From classroom discussions and theater productions to lectures from mothers and playwrights, The Laramie Project provides a structure for conversations about civil rights and social justice.
Al Califano, '15Junior may be a born performer, but he's just as passionate about the work that goes on off stage
Al Califano, ’15, has a passion for theater and music — one that he explores on the stage, at an internship with a talent agency, and with a theater in London.
Youth Life REMIXTeacher celebrates the first-year anniversary of the Youth Life REMIX program for teens
Not wanting to lose touch with "her kids," Youth Life teacher Katharine Hunt helped launch a teen program when her students started aging out of the after-school program for younger children.
March 4, 2014
The Vagina MonologuesPlay empowers women and aims to end violence
The Vagina Monologues tells women’s stories about relationships, sex, and violence in an effort to erase stigmas and stereotypes.
March 3, 2014
Jepson E.D.G.E. InstituteProgram draws on alumni experience to prepare students for the professional world and life after college

After a successful pilot program last year, the new Jepson E.D.G.E. Institute gives students an opportunity to connect with alumni to network and gain valuable professional skills.  

March 2, 2014
Politics as a Vocation?Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican speaks at Jepson School as part of the Marshall Center Lecture Series

Mary Ann Glendon, a Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, was on campus to discuss the challenges leaders face and the idea of politics as a vocation.