Feature Stories

June 9, 2014
Steve AllredAt the completion of his term, the University provost talks liberal arts, changes at UR during his tenure, and rock 'n' roll
When Steve Allred arrived as provost in 2008, he helped chart a new course for the UR academic experience. At the conclusion of his term, he reflects on the changes and talks about his next steps.
June 2, 2014
An Evening of Learning and NetworkingRichmond-area MBA alumni joined each other at the Robins School for an evening of spirited learning and networking
In April The Richmond MBA invited graduates of other leading MBA programs living in the area to come together for the night's guest speaker, Matt Williams, CEO of The Martin Agency, and a networking reception.
The Richmond MBA and ChildFund InternationalMBA graduate looks to the nonprofit space for her Capstone Project
Lauren Hum, GB’14, uses her Capstone Project as an opportunity to work with ChildFund International, a global children's charity, all the while exploring the tenets of a nonprofit perspective.
Catherine James, GB '02MBA alumna stokes passion for innovation, growth and community in her new role
Catherine James, GB '02, draws on her engineering background to devise innovative solutions at the office while working to aid in the development of those around her.
May 30, 2014
Writing RichmondCity provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
May 28, 2014
Managing Project and Processes Class Projects Professor teaches her students essential tools to provide invaluable consulting services to community organizations
Dr. Shital Thekdi and her students worked with community partner organizations on projects that culminated in presentations sharing recommendations based on real-life datasets derived from project management and systems analysis disciplines.
Nelson LeeExchange student from Singapore explores life and work on the East Coast
Nelson Lee, a junior exchange student from Singapore Management University, sought to broaden his worldview through study abroad, and that led to an internship in Atlanta, Ga.
Reflections from the Class of 2014Seniors share their reflections on their time at the University of Richmond
As The Robins School bids farewell to another group of graduates a few members of the Class of 2014 reflect on the experiences they gained from the past four years.
Vivian Hou, '122012 graduate is first-ever Spider to complete Dual Diploma Program with NEOMA Business School in Rouen, France
Vivian Hou, '12, marks the first-ever University of Richmond student to graduate from the Dual Diploma Program, earning both NEOMA's bachelor diploma and the Robins School of Business’ bachelor's degree.
May 23, 2014
The Leadership studies professor Thad Williamson writes about tackling poverty in Richmond
Generational poverty is a notoriously complex issue for Richmond. Having the city’s low-income residents at the policy table will be key to unraveling it.