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August 2, 2011
Jessy Elphick, '12
Study abroad experience inspires student to focus on global education
Jessy Elphick, ’12, is spending the summer as an intern with Pencils of Promise, an organization that works to build schools in developing countries and train future leaders.
August 1, 2011
Kimberly M. Magee, L'96
Alumna challenges herself by going the distance
Kim Magee, L'96, marries her love of running with her interest in helping others by running marathons to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Connecting with the World
Programs, professors, and alumni expand law school's global reach
Richmond law grads embrace the opportunity to practice law internationally, bolstering their legal expertise with language skills, international travel, and an understanding of other cultures.
Richmond alumni tradition of service visible in courtrooms nationwide
Step into any courtroom around Virginia, and chances are good the judge graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Health-education manager leads classes at local high school
Recreation and Wellness employee Tracy Cassalia teaches underserved high school students about healthy living, with the goal of preparing them for a successful college experience.
July 28, 2011
Caitlin Harman, '12
Embracing the unknown to promote microfinance in the Dominican Republic
As a 2011 Esperanza summer fellow, Caitlin Harman is living with a host family in the Dominican Republic and working to end poverty through microfinance loans.
Colleen Phelon Hall, B'91
Alumna creates custom murals for children
The first Oldham Scholar to graduate with degrees in both business administration and studio art, Colleen Phelon married fellow Spider Jeffery Hall, '94, and embarked on a career as a muralist and children's artist.
Community-based learning course focuses on massive resistance
Dr. Patricia Herrera, assistant professor of theatre, challenges students to write and perform original plays based on their own historical research.
July 27, 2011
Kimberly Kortash, GB '07
MBA graduate and former Robins School adjunct professor's fifteen-year marketing career began when she was a senior in high school
The Richmond MBA helps alumna tap into her entrepreneurial spirit and gives her the confidence to start her own marketing firm