Feature Stories

November 8, 2013
Amanda Haislip, '14Research fellowship allows student to view history through a new lens
Amanda Haislip, ’14, researched American history and its links to science, psychology, and the present.
Nathan Watwood, '15Student pursues his interests in both physics and dance
Nathan Watwood studies and participates in his two disparate passions, physics and dance.
Ellen Wright '14Senior uses a summer fellowship to gain hands-on experience in art therapy
Senior’s summer fellowship in art therapy brings her coursework in studio art and psychology together.
November 6, 2013
Marissa Klein,'99Dreaming big
If you ask Marissa Klein ’99 why she chose to attend the University of Richmond, she will tell you it was fate. While she wasn’t even planning on looking at the University of Richmond, Klein says that she owes much of who she is today to her experience at U of R.
Colleen Hall, '91A great example of UR's interdisciplinary education
With a double major in Business Administration and Studio Art, alum Colleen Hall ’91 exemplifies the interdisciplinary education that University of Richmond is known for.
Elliot Schreur, '10Singing the praise of a liberal arts education

Elliot Schreur, ’10 is a firm believer in a liberal arts education. Schreur graduated with degrees in Music and English and now works in public policy. It was because of his liberal arts education from the University of Richmond that Schruer was able to explore the political science field outside of his two majors.

Kristen Lybert, '14The Internship of a lifetime with the FBI

Working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an opportunity most people can only dream about. Kristen Lybert, '14 was one of the lucky few to have this highly sought-after chance through an internship this past summer.

Richie Wismer, '16Networking his way to an internship at the Law Library of Congress
In his first year at the University of Richmond, Richie Wismer, ’16 learned the value of building relationships with people who ultimately assisted him in obtaining an internship at the Law Library of Congress.
Roxanne Henningson, '14Beautifully combining a love for fashion and business
Roxanne Henningson ’14, a business administration major, was able to combine her marketing concentration with her strong interest in fashion through an internship with Etro, an Italian luxury fashion company over the summer.
November 4, 2013
Law Students Study International Law and Finance of BRICS CountriesOliver C. Ruppel, professor of law at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, taught the one-credit course
Second and third-year law students had the opportunity to learn about international law and finance issues presented by the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (also known as the "BRICS" countries) during an intensive course offered in October.