Feature Stories

May 12, 2014
Tim HamiltonEconomics professor talks about his approach to research and teaching
Tim Hamilton, a professor in the Robins School of Business, talks about his research exploring value in environmental economics.
Kelley Yang, '16The artist and record-setting swimmer is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her interests.
When she's not busy breaking school swimming records, Kelley Yang, ’16, is using her sophomore year to explore and hone her academic and professional interests.
May 8, 2014
Charles Davidson, L'15Law student completes pro bono internship in Peru and becomes student board member of Richmond Global Health Alliance
Law student completes pro bono internship in Peru and becomes student board member of Richmond Global Health Alliance
May 6, 2014
Russell Hunter, GC'14UR's Master of Liberal Arts program prepares Russell Hunter, GC'14, for doctoral study on the effects of drone use on different cultures

Commitment to continual learning drives Russell Hunter, GC’14, to consider the potential effects of drone use on different cultures and to predict unintended cultural shifts as the result of extending drone usage.

May 2, 2014
Daniel Fairley, '13Promoting the value of inclusivity and community-building
Working with with Common Ground and interning at the White House help shape alum’s career path.
May 1, 2014
Megan Barger, C'14Megan Barger, C'14, continues to follow her passion for law - this time at law school

After earning her bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies from the University of Richmond, Megan Barger, C’14, will follow her passion for law as a student at Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Va.

Colleen Tobin, '14After helping to establish University of Richmond's Delta Sigma Pi chapter, senior is named DSP Regional Collegian of the Year
Less than a year after she aided in the establishment of University of Richmond’s Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) chapter, Colleen Tobin, '14, wins the DSP Regional Collegian of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic.
Austin Butler, '14Senior sets out to define entrepreneurship and lands at TEDxRVA
In his journey to live with intention Austin Butler, '14, seizes an opportunity work with Andy Stefanovich, curator of TEDxRVA.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ProgramProfessor brings his taxation students' skills into the greater Richmond community
Determined to engage his students as a meaningful part of the Richmond community Dr. Ray Slaughter brings his taxation classes to UR Downtown to volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offering free tax preparation for lower income individuals.
Ed Riley, '14Senior gets an opportunity to present his thesis topic at the Economics Scholars Program in Dallas
In March Ed Riley, '14, traveled to Dallas, Texas to present his thesis topic to an audience of peers and faculty from throughout the East Coast and Texas as well as members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas at the 2014 Economics Scholars Program.