Feature Stories

October 14, 2010
Road Map to SustainabilityFirst challenge is to reduce energy demand, says UR's new sustainability coordinator
What does it mean for a university campus to be sustainable? Sustainability Coordinator Megan Litke explains what's ahead as UR becomes a climate neutral community.
Dr. John VaughanPre-health adviser encourages students to get involved
Over the past eight years, Dr. John Vaughan has seen the students he’s mentored graduate, complete medical school and begin their residencies.
Chemistry Professor Bill MyersAward winning adviser's advice: get students involved and planning ahead
Chemistry professor Bill Myers stays in communication with many of the hundreds of students he's advised during his 37 years at the University of Richmond.
October 12, 2010
The World As You See ItGlobe and mapmaking competition challenges students to see the world from new perspectives
As part of dedication events for the Carole Weinstein International Center, UR students created maps and globes representing the world based on nontraditional measures and their own perspectives.
October 10, 2010
Corporate Careers ExpoAlumni return to campus to recruit students for internships, jobs
Approximately 48 organizations were represented at the Corporate Careers Expo, which focused on connecting students with opportunities in accounting, consulting, finance and sales.
October 8, 2010
Kathleen Amaro, L'11   Inspired by Grandfather to Study Law
My grandfather was one of the most honorable men I have ever known. He had to delay his legal career to serve in World War Two, and later, he practiced law and worked for the FBI. As a child, I associated his wisdom with being a lawyer and I wanted to follow in his footsteps.
Evolving Perspectives on Ethics Professor Doug Kysar on Economics and Ethics in Environmental Law
Douglas Kysar, Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, brought his insights to the Donchian Symposium on Sept. 20, in a presentation titled “Spilling Over: Economics and Ethics in Environmental Law.”
Kristen McNeal, L'10President of Black Law Students Association is Ready to be a Litigator
“I always knew that I wanted to be a lawyer and a litigator. I want to help people and I like to argue. When I toured the University of Richmond’s campus, I had a positive view of the University from day one – everyone was very nice and genuine.” 
October 6, 2010
Mary Catherine Searson, '10Blending a career in marketing with a passion for wine
As a student, Mary Catherine Searson spent her summers working for several wineries near her hometown. Never did she realize that those summer experiences, and her passion for the wine industry, would lead her to a job marketing Virginia wine.
The Jepson Leadership Forum 2010-11Jepson Leadership Forum focuses on international leadership
F.W. de Klerk and Ali Velshi headline the new season for the Jepson Leadership Forum, which explores international topics. Alumni and other friends of Jepson have an open invitation to receptions honoring speakers. Interested? jepson@richmond.edu