Feature Stories

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
Elizabeth Moore, '11Student spent the summer traveling the country, observing regional communication
Elizabeth Moore spent 10 weeks this summer traveling between California, Texas and Virginia closely studying how people communicate.
A New Face at the CCENewest CCE Employee a Familiar Face to Some
Blake Stack, a familiar face to some UR faculty and students, brings a background in community work and student development to his new role at the CCE.
Leadership ChallengesReflections on real-world solutions and ideas to end civic costs of sprawl
Political scientist Thad Williamson's 2010 book, "Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life," explores the benefits and costs of development patterns in the United States.
August 23, 2010
Professor committed to mentoring and bringing real-world experience into the classroomInnovative and personal tactics are implemented to reach students
Phil Rohrbach joins the Robins School bringing 15 years of experience with Ernst & Young