Feature Stories

February 11, 2014
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.

Forging an Unlikely AllianceSouthside Virginia: Where folks revolutionize Georgian architecture, bridge the Civil War, and valiantly raise vinifera

Rarely is a connection made between Georgian architecture, a Civil War battle, and the winegrowing industry.  However, that is exactly what has been forged among Woodlawn Plantation, Annefield Vineyards, Hunting Creek Vineyards, and Staunton River Battlefield State Park which historically and physically connects these two Southside localities.

Some People Can't Be ReplacedSearch committee for Osher Institute director

Osher members and University personnel have formed a search committee to hire the next direct of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

International Film SeriesFree great movies on the big screen at University of Richmond

In the mid-to-late 1990s I discovered a great source of movies for anyone that is not satisfied with seeing them on a small screen. It’s the International Film Series, which has been sponsored by the University of Richmond for many years.

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.