Feature Stories

August 20, 2013
Running for LifeDebbie Hardy finds heart health through employee wellness programs
Debbie Hardy took a scary diagnosis and made the best of it through University-supported wellness classes and programs.
August 15, 2013
Katie Lambeth, '13Study abroad and community work inspire student to address educational inequities
Exploring educational inequities through community-based learning and a study-abroad experience led Katie Lambeth, ’13, to a job with Teach for America in Hawaii.
August 6, 2013
Sandra Zuniga Guzman, '13Inspired by her experience immigrating to the United States, recent grad advocates creating opportunity for others
Sandra Zuniga Guzman’s mom taught her to make the most of any opportunity. Now, the activist for education and migration issues wants to pay it forward.
July 31, 2013
Becca Wann, '14Two-sport athlete follows an unusual path to Division 1 competition
Becca Wann, ’14, learned early on how to juggle the demands of serious athletic competition and an active faith life.
July 29, 2013
George Boston, '13Football player encourages Richmond kids to pursue athletic and academic aspirations
George Boston, ’13, knew he had to leave his public school in New York in order to be successful. Now he shares his story with the Richmond-area kids he mentors.
July 26, 2013
Intersections of IdentitiesWGSS class explores the role of identity in historical narrative preservation
In Julianne Guillard’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies course, students explore the influence of identity on the preservation of historical narratives.
July 25, 2013
Suzy Lee, '13Recent graduate sees history as more than old textbooks filled with names and dates. It's a way of life.
After deciding to delay law school entrance, Suzy Lee, ’13, spends a gap year re-enacting colonial life in Williamsburg, Va.
July 17, 2013
Michelle Harrigan, C'13Pursuing a degree at the crossroads of passion and experience

Michelle Harrigan, C’13, found at UR a degree program that matched her busy life as an emergency responder.

GiveGabA social network platform for volunteers brings together three Richmond alumni
Founding member of the online social networking site for volunteers, GiveGab, Chris Beeman recently welcomed two fellow Spiders to the team.
July 9, 2013
Peter CampoBasso, '14Student takes hands-on approach to explore the intersection of health and education
A hungry child set Peter CampoBasso, ’14, on a quest to understand the effects of a healthy diet and lifestyle on education.