Feature Stories

April 26, 2013
Jah Akande, '13Student lobbies General Assembly and advocates on campus for LGBTQ rights
Jah Akande, ’13, fights for equality for LGBTQ citizens in the Virginia General Assembly and for students on the UR campus.
April 25, 2013
Robert 'Bob' Perrin, C'13Graduating senior comes full circle from 1964

Bob Perrin, C‘13, started at University College in 1964. 49 years later, he’s graduating with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.

April 24, 2013
Randi Mansell, '13Bonner Scholar combines civic engagement and love of French culture for a summer of service with the Red Cross
Bonner Scholar Randi Mansell, ’13, extends her study abroad in France with a summer of service with the French Red Cross.
Dinner with a World Leader Former president of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus visits campus
Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, came to campus in April to deliver a talk. Vas Khomyk, ’14, had dinner with him.
April 23, 2013
Heroic LeadershipProfessors profile heroes ranging from Lincoln to Lady Gaga to find our most transforming leaders

University of Richmond professors Al Goethals and Scott Allison make the case that our most cherished heroes are also our most transforming leaders.

April 22, 2013
Restoration of Rights ClinicStudent volunteers assist ex-offenders in restoring their civil rights
The School of Law's Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service hosted a Restoration of Rights Clinic to assist ex-offenders in restoring their civil rights
Ryan O'Rourke, C'14Confronted with the importance of a college degree, corporate professional finds inspiration and opportunity in Liberal Arts program

After being denied a promotion because of his lack of advanced degree, Ryan O’Rourke, C‘14, decided to pursue a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree, revealing a passion for education and opening up future opportunities.

The Robins School Student Government AssociationThe 2013-2014 academic year SGA introduces themselves
This group of students will represent their peers in the 2013-2014 academic year by serving on the Robins School Student Governmnet Association.
Job ShopStudent organization hosts local recruiting firm to practice interview skills
The Robins School's American Marketing Association's chapter hosted a local recruiting agency to build members' skills in mock interviews and résumé reviews.
2013 Business Pitch Competition Students present their ventures in hopes of receiving funding in annual competition
Six teams pitched business ideas, ranging from a new social media platform to an iPhone repair company, judged by a panel of local business leaders.