Feature Stories

February 19, 2014
Azmain Taz, '16UR Summer Fellow turns a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration
Even though everything didn't go according to plan, UR Summer Fellow Azmain Taz, ’16, turned a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration into issues affecting children's health in Bangladesh.
Deborah Pohlmann, '13For recent graduate, "home" and "lab" are never far apart
UR’s Integrated Quantitative Science program introduced Deborah Pohlmann to the breadth of science and set her on a course to graduate school at MIT.
February 11, 2014
LGBTQ College Sports SummitUR hosts first-ever summit to discuss LGBTQ climate for collegiate student-athletes
A small, internal workshop quickly for Richmond athletics staff and coaches evolved into the first-ever LGBTQ college sports summit.
Emma Materne, '14Senior develops a passion for medicine after Science in Context Sophomore Scholars Program
Emma Materne, ’14, came to Richmond to study business but soon discovered that science and medical school are her passions.
Forging an Unlikely AllianceSouthside Virginia: Where folks revolutionize Georgian architecture, bridge the Civil War, and valiantly raise vinifera

Rarely is a connection made between Georgian architecture, a Civil War battle, and the winegrowing industry.  However, that is exactly what has been forged among Woodlawn Plantation, Annefield Vineyards, Hunting Creek Vineyards, and Staunton River Battlefield State Park which historically and physically connects these two Southside localities.

Some People Can't Be ReplacedSearch committee for Osher Institute director

Osher members and University personnel have formed a search committee to hire the next direct of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

International Film SeriesFree great movies on the big screen at University of Richmond

In the mid-to-late 1990s I discovered a great source of movies for anyone that is not satisfied with seeing them on a small screen. It’s the International Film Series, which has been sponsored by the University of Richmond for many years.

A MemoryThe Osher Institute at nearly ten

It’s fun to recall some of the wonderful, as well as funny, moments of the past 10 years of the Osher Institute at UR.

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.

The Richmond ShieldBehind the UR shield: bearing the weight of the brand

The distinctive logo of the University of Richmond ensures a consistency of the UR brand and name recognition as the University continues to enhance its reputation among leading institutions of higher education.