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June 2, 2014
The Richmond MBA and ChildFund International
MBA graduate looks to the nonprofit space for her Capstone Project
Lauren Hum, GB’14, uses her Capstone Project as an opportunity to work with ChildFund International, a global children's charity, all the while exploring the tenets of a nonprofit perspective.
Catherine James, GB '02
MBA alumna stokes passion for innovation, growth and community in her new role
Catherine James, GB '02, draws on her engineering background to devise innovative solutions at the office while working to aid in the development of those around her.
May 30, 2014
City provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
May 28, 2014
Managing Project and Processes Class Projects
Professor teaches her students essential tools to provide invaluable consulting services to community organizations
Dr. Shital Thekdi and her students worked with community partner organizations on projects that culminated in presentations sharing recommendations based on real-life datasets derived from project management and systems analysis disciplines.
Exchange student from Singapore explores life and work on the East Coast
Nelson Lee, a junior exchange student from Singapore Management University, sought to broaden his worldview through study abroad, and that led to an internship in Atlanta, Ga.
Reflections from the Class of 2014
Seniors share their reflections on their time at the University of Richmond
As The Robins School bids farewell to another group of graduates a few members of the Class of 2014 reflect on the experiences they gained from the past four years.
Vivian Hou, '12
2012 graduate is first-ever Spider to complete Dual Diploma Program with NEOMA Business School in Rouen, France
Vivian Hou, '12, marks the first-ever University of Richmond student to graduate from the Dual Diploma Program, earning both NEOMA's bachelor diploma and the Robins School of Business’ bachelor's degree.
May 23, 2014
The "Really Real" Test
Leadership studies professor Thad Williamson writes about tackling poverty in Richmond
Generational poverty is a notoriously complex issue for Richmond. Having the city’s low-income residents at the policy table will be key to unraveling it.
May 22, 2014
History of Music series returns
Sheryl Smith's popular history of music series to be reprised in fall 2014
Sheryl Smith’s “History of Music” series was so popular that Osher will offer a reprise in fall, 2014. It’s easy to understand why, since Sheryl’s enthusiasm for music, from Gregorian chant to John Cage, is infectious.
Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Little-known gem, the Virginia Baptist Historical Society has been housed on campus since 1876
Tucked behind the Boatwright Library is the Virginia Baptist Historical Society. The Society is probably better known outside of the University of Richmond community, even though it has been on campus since 1876.