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March 22, 2011
Amy Weiss, L'12
A new pro bono project gives students firsthand knowledge of the legislative process
Taking advantage of the University’s location in Virginia’s capital city, the Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service recently launched a legislative pro bono project. Students work with advocacy groups to provide bill tracking and analysis and blog about issues relevant to pending legislation.
March 21, 2011
Susan Quisenberry , W '65
Robins School of Business Executive Advisory Council member and alumna answers questions about her career and commitment to serving the University
Resume includes UR Board of Trustees, President of the Alumni Association, President of Westhampton College Alumni Association, and Presidential Search Committee member
Recycling Made Easy
Students lead effort to make recycling easier in UR's academic, administrative and living spaces
A student-led audit of campus recycling and trash receptacles zeroed in on a good excuse to not recycle — confusion. The University hopes to fix that with a new labeling system for all bins on campus.
March 18, 2011
KPMG LLP hires 20 students
Student preparation, skills lead to exceptional hiring class
According to firm's recruiter, Richmond students "did everything right" during interview season.
Caitlin Manak, '12
Student's winning photo captures larger picture of leadership in India
Before Caitlin Manak, ’12, went to India to study abroad last fall, she bought a new Nikon camera. The purchase allowed her to snap the winning photo for the second annual “Capturing the Jepson Spirit Abroad” photo contest.
Joyce van der Laan Smith
Accounting professor stresses the value of a global perspective in the field of finance
For students in Joyce van der Laan Smith’s international accounting class, a global perspective isn’t just an abstract concept. They’re getting a firsthand look at the influences of culture on finance and communication.
March 16, 2011
F.W. de Klerk
Jepson Leadership Forum 2010-11: Former president of South Africa discusses role of leadership in ending apartheid and managing change
Nobel Laureate F. W. de Klerk, the former president of South Africa who was instrumental in bringing apartheid to a peaceful end, discusses the important lessons of managing change and leadership.
March 15, 2011
Larry Dumlao, C'09
U.S. Air Force retiree finds Weekend College a complete undergraduate experience
After spending more than 20 years with the U.S. Air Force, Larry Dumlao, C‘09, finally found time to return to school to earn his undergraduate degree. He chose Weekend College, the School of Continuing Studies' liberal arts degree completion program.
Laura Wyrick, '13
Sophomore believes following passions for business and art will pay off in the future
Working as a museum attendant on campus is one way that Laura Wyrick, ’13, helps pay her way through college while building up to a career in the art world.
March 14, 2011
Colin Goddard is "Living for 32"
Survivor of Virginia Tech massacre wants to stop the violence
Virginia Tech massacre survivor and nationally known gun control advocate Colin Goddard screens his documentary "Living for 32" at the University of Richmond School of Law to raise awareness of loopholes in gun control laws.