Feature Stories

May 24, 2013
Rachel Nicholls, '13Senior looks forward to a career combining her love of dance and marketing while enjoying her life as a newlywed

Rachel Nicholls had a lot on her mind this spring semester. Along with studying for exams, preparing final assignments and soaking up her last days before becoming an alumna, Nicholls was also planning a March 2013 wedding.

Celebrating our GraduatesThe Senior Wine and Cheese Reception offers Robins School graduates, their families and guests one more opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments

When asked what seniors will miss most about the Robins School, the response was almost entirely the same; the people. 

Alexander KordzaiaCreating cultural exchange through the universal language of music
University of Richmond Symphony conductor Alexander Kordzaia traveled to Cartagena, Colombia to work with a youth orchestra of underprivileged musicians, and will return with Richmond music students in fall 2013.
Carmen Hermo '07Alumna exhibits success in the contemporary art world
Alumna Carmen Hermo translated her UR experiences into an art career that includes work at the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
First-Year SeminarsCreativity and choice are hallmarks of First-Year Seminars
Incoming first-year students have a myriad of options available when they consider their First-Year Seminars.
Kim Klinker: Spatial Analysis LabA technology lab whose main focus isn't technology?
In the Spatial Analysis Lab, students build maps and learn underlying principles of spatial analysis through hands-on, project-based experience.
How I Spent My Summer VacationStudents gain experience through conducting research
Student share their experiences doing research during the summer of 2012 with support from Arts and Sciences Research Fellowships.
Wes CainProfessor uses math to understand the heart's electrical activity
Wes Cain uses mathematical formulas to simulate the behavior of cardiac tissue
My Jepson Story: Alexandra Daddario Edwards, '06Jepson School solidified the importance of ethical leadership for alumna

“From developing a new way to track and respond to citizen concerns at the Department of Justice to managing the logistical details of a high profile legal office at the Department of Homeland Security,” alumna uses skills she learned at Jepson.

May 23, 2013
Natalia Brzezinski, '06 Alum advocates for gender equality while working in Sweden
Natalia Brzezinski, ’06, navigates work-life balance as the spouse of a U.S. ambassador and establishes her identity as an advocate for women in a global society.