Feature Stories

March 17, 2015
 UR Alum's study abroad experience leads to starting his own businessAfter studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,'00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
After studying abroad in Madrid his junior year, Jay Ternavan,’00, knew that traveling was something he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
March 16, 2015
Behind the Scenes at URDesignation of Ryland Hall as an historic landmark

On October 18, 2104, as part of the Westhampton Campus centennial celebration, UR President Dr. Ed Ayers unveiled a plaque on Ryland Hall designating its placement on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historical Places.

Creative CornerAn Osher artist: Richard Hollands

The Osher Institute is pleased to announce it will sponsor a series of art exhibitions featuring the work of several Osher members.

Did You Know?Meet the dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies

When he steps down in June, Dean Narduzzi will be going on sabbatical for a year. When he returns, he plans to teach courses at SPCS and take (and hopefully teach) Osher courses. 

Leadership Council and Teams UpdateEnhancing Osher at UR

Five years ago, my wife Pam and I took our first class at Osher. It was Dr. Art Gunlicks’ class on the Modern Welfare State. We were hooked.

Osher Staff UpdateFrom the director's desk

An opportunity to catch up on exciting news: the Osher Strategic Plan, the Osher Art Gallery and many opportunities to serve the Osher Institute.

Members on the GoOsher travels: The Great Trains and Grand Canyons Tour

This six-day tour to the Southwest was impeccably planned out with many small yet important details that made it a pleasurable and easy tour.

Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus — taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.

Society of Physics Students UR's Society of Physics Students is recognized as an Outstanding Chapter
Physics students host a variety of fun activities applying physics to daily life.
March 12, 2015
Ken HartDefensive lineman Justin Williamson, '15, interviews equipment manager Ken Hart, who is retiring after 34 years
After 34 years, equipment manager Ken Hart will retire in June. Defensive lineman Justin Williamson, '15, talks to Hart about his career serving generations of Spider athletes.