Feature Stories

February 28, 2014
Edward L. Ayers to Step Down as PresidentPresident Ayers announces his intention to step down as the ninth president of the University of Richmond on June 30, 2015

After eight years of service as the University’s ninth president, Edward Ayers will step down next year and return to his first loves — scholarship, teaching, and making American history more accessible.

February 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
February 26, 2014
Maia LinaskMaia Linask dives headfirst into her work and life
Dr. Maia Linask did not always plan to pursue a career in economics, but her foray into the field while pursuing a master's degree in international relations forever altered her trajectory.
Accounting Student & Faculty TripAccounting students and faculty visit the FBI and the SEC
Last month 20 senior accounting students and five accounting faculty members visited the headquarters of both the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett, '12Spider alums speak on work, life and basketball abroad
Justin Harper, '11, and Darrius Garrett '12 explore the "international business" of basketball as they build their athletic careers abroad.
Q2Q2 helps refine juniors' professional skills in preparation for summer internships
Last weekend 30 junior business students spent an enriching Saturday taking part in real-world exercises that will better prepare them not only for their upcoming internships but also their future careers.
February 24, 2014
Chase Brightwell, '15Junior studies global health in D.C., India, Vietnam, and South Africa
Through SIT Study Abroad, Chase Brightwell, '15, studied issues of health and community in a global setting that included Washington, D.C.; Delhi, India; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Cape Town, South Africa.
February 21, 2014
Nils Niemeier, '13 Classics major follows his interests to opportunity
Recent graduate and classics major discusses life at Richmond as preparation for graduate school.
February 20, 2014
Kelly Corrigan, W'89New York Times best-selling author talks writing, family, and her inspiration
Fresh off the release of her latest book, Kelly Corrigan, W’89, talks about the inspiration for Glitter and Glue, her favorite mistakes, and what she’s reading now.
Rose Wynn, '14 Internship leads to an unexpected job offer and a busy senior year

An internship leads to an unexpected job offer for Rose Wynn, ’14, and a request to work part-time this year. Now she is successfully juggling work, research and classes, all while enjoying her senior year.