If you ask Marissa Klein ’99 why she chose to attend the University of Richmond, she will tell you it was fate. While she wasn’t even planning on looking at the University of Richmond, Klein says that she owes much of who she is today to her experience at U of R.
With a double major in Business Administration and Studio Art, alum Colleen Hall ’91 exemplifies the interdisciplinary education that University of Richmond is known for.
Elliot Schreur, ’10 is a firm believer in a liberal arts education. Schreur graduated with degrees in Music and English and now works in public policy. It was because of his liberal arts education from the University of Richmond that Schruer was able to explore the political science field outside of his two majors.
Working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an opportunity most people can only dream about. Kristen Lybert, '14 was one of the lucky few to have this highly sought-after chance through an internship this past summer.
In his first year at the University of Richmond, Richie Wismer, ’16 learned the value of building relationships with people who ultimately assisted him in obtaining an internship at the Law Library of Congress.
Roxanne Henningson ’14, a business administration major, was able to combine her marketing concentration with her strong interest in fashion through an internship with Etro, an Italian luxury fashion company over the summer.
Second and third-year law students had the opportunity to learn about international law and finance issues presented by the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (also known as the "BRICS" countries) during an intensive course offered in October.
His first day on the job as a sports management intern, Mike DeChello, ’15, was given three clients and told to get them hired. The experience was a lesson in the value of a personal network.
Immersion learning takes many different forms, but for students in Emily Boone’s Marine Biology of the Chesapeake Bay, it involves literal immersion in mud and water.
Lacy Strickler went from pursuing a nursing career in a neonatal intensive care unit to working for an organization developing the first wireless electric vehicle charging system.