Feature Stories

February 11, 2014
Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus - taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.

The Richmond ShieldBehind the UR shield: bearing the weight of the brand

The distinctive logo of the University of Richmond ensures a consistency of the UR brand and name recognition as the University continues to enhance its reputation among leading institutions of higher education.

Belmead on the JamesHiking through beauty and history

The Osher hiking group had the pleasure of touring the former plantation’s mansion in November, learning the varied history of the property, and then hiking through its forest, alongside its wetlands, near its streams and past its historic buildings.

Ten Years and CountingOsher Institute celebrates its tenth anniversary at University of Richmond

It’s hard to believe (but true) that we will celebrate our tenth anniversary of the Osher UR program in 2014.

February 6, 2014
Laura DelPrato, '14Opening doors through an internship at Disney ABC Television Group

DelPrato is a leadership studies major with a passion for photography and she landed an internship at Disney ABC Television Group that gave her the perfect opportunity to combine her two interests.

Sean McCloskey, '03From Richmond to Entrepreneurship
Sean McCloskey, ’03 has capitalized on the social media trend by creating a smartphone app, Lavahound. McCloskey cherishes his Richmond education and says that his experiences at University of Richmond shaped him to be the entrepreneur he is today.
BJ Scott, '13Through a UR Summer Fellowship, a Career Path is Chosen

Being a sociology major helped Scott think outside the box and be creative when thinking about careers he wants to pursue in the future.  This past summer he was able to put his creativity to use during an internship with Big River Advertising.

Chun Li, '15International student explores disparate academic interests while studying abroad
Chun Li’s interest in biochemistry, mathematics, and music may seem unrelated but to him, they make perfect sense.
January 31, 2014
Kathleen Dwyer, L'14Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

January 29, 2014
Ayumi Tachikawa, '16Student uses Japanese background to enhance internship
Ayumi Tachikawa, ’16, finds her Japanese-American heritage to be an asset while interning with a global education nonprofit in Japan.