Feature Stories

August 26, 2013
Mark Massaro, '14Studying pathogens in fleas and ticks leads senior to Japan and South Africa
A semester in South Africa and summer research in Japan are preparing Mark Massaro, ’14, for a career working with animals.
Jeff HarrisonProfessor of Management Jeff Harrison provides guidance for students on the final piece of their graduate studies, the Capstone Project
Professor of Management Dr. Jeff Harrison believes the most important part of his job is teaching, and he has been recognized time and again for the value he places on his students. 
Julianne AkinsMBA student balances her time between earning her degree while pursuing her love of music
With a family full of musicians Julianne Akins said she was destined to pursue music, and that is what she is doing at the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
Neil Ackerman, GB'06MBA alumnus works for one of the world's most innovative companies, Amazon.com
Working at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Wash., Neil Ackerman, GB'06, focuses on long-term strategic business initiatives that grow both the company and its sellers’ businesses.
August 23, 2013
Travis Burr, '14Internship with Civil War commemoration organization shows intersection of history and leadership studies
Travis Burr’s interest in history and leadership studies led to an internship with the city’s annual Civil War and Emancipation Day event.
August 22, 2013
Andrew Thomas '13Andrew Thomas won a place in the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program in Germany
Recent grad parlays his passions for German and international business into a yearlong experience studying and working in Germany.
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.