Feature Stories

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.
BeGood ClothingTwo alums set out to prove eco-friendly and socially responsible are always in style
Mark Spera and Dean Ramadan wear their hearts on their sleeves with their new eco-friendly and socially responsible retail clothing store.
July 5, 2013
Nicole DelGiorno, '14Rising senior Nicole DelGiorno has turned her interest and skill in dressage into a plan for her future
Nicole DelGiorno excels in the Olympic sport of dressage in which her training has taken her around the world.
June 26, 2013
Live from the Jersey ShoreJournalism alum documents whirlwind days with NBC's Today show
A series of Facebook connections brought Amelia Vogler, ’11, to work on NBC's Today as the show covered the reopening of the Jersey Shore. Read the journalism alumna's account of her whirlwind experience.
June 25, 2013
Secret Garden Party Richmond on Broad caters a progressive, urban party
URD's Richmond on Broad was one of five local restaurants chosen to cater the fourth annual Secret Garden Party, a progressive evening event that encourages party-goers to move from one secret garden to the next.
June 24, 2013
Volunteer Income Tax AssistanceStudents gain hands-on experience at UR Downtown
For many, tax season can be overwhelming. At UR Downtown, students and local volunteers ease the burden by offering free tax help to anyone who earned less than $51,000 in the previous tax year.