Feature Stories

November 17, 2014
The Richmond MBA Student OrganizationsThe Richmond MBA student organizations have an exciting year of events in store
The MBA Women's Association and the MBA Leadership Council kicked off the year with some exciting events, and they share what else is in store for 2014-15.
November 14, 2014
Prelude 2014The Jepson School welcomes the largest class in its 22-year history

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies recently inducted the largest class in its 22-year history.

November 12, 2014
The RVADHD Project3 senior psychology students work closely with Dr. Laura Knouse to research adult ADHD

Caroline Smith '15, Lauren Oddo,'15, and Leah Doghramji, '15, and psychology professor Laura Knouse created the RVADHD Project to research and better understand adult ADHD, and engage the larger Richmond community.

Debating EthicsJepson School's Ethics Bowl team advances to national competition

On the menu during a recent dinner at one professor’s house: a course in the art of debate to help students on the Jepson School’s Ethics Bowl team prepare for competition. 

November 10, 2014
When My World ChangedMelissa Diamond, '15, reflects on a moment in Jerusalem that set the course for her life
On the Chaplaincy's Pilgrimage: Israel trip in 2012, Melissa Diamond, '15, visited the Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children. That moment, she says, is when her world changed.
November 6, 2014
RVAGOVStudents launch RVAGOV, a hub for engagement in Richmond city government

Students launch RVAGOV, a new website to provide a platform to educate and empower full participants in Richmond city government.

David Raiser, '06Alum founds a biotech company that focuses on drug resistance genotyping
David Raiser, ’06, is the CEO and co-founder of Aldatu, a company that is trying to make HIV drug resistance testing affordable and accessible.
November 5, 2014
Hilary Briggs, '16 Research team creates mathematical model for diagnosing concussions

In a research lab run by Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares, students like Hilary Briggs are focusing on creating more precise methods to diagnose concussions.

Kerry McGowan, '16Getting to know a close neighbor
While Kerry McGowan, '16, always imagined herself in a more exotic destination for study abroad, she sensed a calling from a much closer neighbor: Mexico. Guadalajara, Mexico to be exact.
November 4, 2014
TAB Members Help Chesterfield Three Trial Advocacy Board Members Help Chesterfield County Anti-Drug Program
Three Trial Advocacy Board members help Chesterfield County public schools with their "Student vs. Marijuana" program during October.