Feature Stories

August 27, 2010
Cultural AdvisorsNew program promotes diversity and inclusion in residence halls
Richmond’s inaugural group of Cultural Advisors works in residence halls to develop relationships with students to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive campus community.
Suren Daryanani, '11RCSGA president hopes to inspire international students at UR
As the first international student to serve as president of the Richmond College Student Government Association, Suren Daryanani hopes to set an example for other international students that at Richmond, anything is possible.
Problem SolversComputer science majors excel in regional programming competitions
Many of the UR students who go on to work for Google and Microsoft get a competitive start in collegiate computer programming competitions, where the success of Richmond's teams speak to the quality of its small computer science program.
August 26, 2010
Meghan Gehr, L'10Working to Stop Domestic Violence
Meghan Gehr’s work planning a symposium on domestic violence for the University of Richmond School of Law, inspired her to become a part of the solution to help women and families protect themselves and to stop the violence.
August 25, 2010
Sarah Wallace, '11Internships 2010: WorldChicago brings international visitors to her hometown for cultural exchange
WorldChicago strives to be the vital player in Chicago's global community and Sarah Wallace combined her international interests with a summer position in her hometown to fulfill her required Jepson School internship credit.
Liz Stokes, L '10Advocating for Children's Health
At Richmond Law, Liz served as president of the Child Health Advocacy Program in which law and medical students help children and families with financial and legal issues. She said, “This is the reason I wanted to go to law school.”
The Right to Know Who You AreLaw student's research may influence change in Va. adoption-record law
Through a civic engagement research fellowship, law student Matthew Morris researched the history and effects of Virginia's adoption records law. His findings may influence a change to the law during next year's General Assembly session.
Lincoln the LawyerJordan Yanev, '13, conducts summer research on the legal career of Abraham Lincoln
Jordan Yanev, ’13, spent 10 weeks this summer assisting history and American studies professor Dr. Robert Kenzer with research on the little-known legal career of Abraham Lincoln.
August 24, 2010
Remembering Lora M. RobinsCelebrating the remarkable life of Lora M. Robins, 1912-2010
The Robins name runs through the fabric of the University of Richmond. With the news of the passing of Mrs. Lora M. Robins, H'73, the University reflects on the remarkable life of a woman whose generosity changed this university and the greater Richmond area.
Recent Robins School Faculty AccomplishmentsAugust 2010 Faculty Accomplishments
Robins School Faculty Accomplishments for the month of August 2010, as collected via Digital Measures