Feature Stories

March 12, 2014
Aidan Sullivan, '15Business administration and finance major returns to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to work for Mission Possible
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside becomes home for UR Summer Fellow Aidan Sullivan, '15.
March 10, 2014
The Laramie ProjectThe Laramie Project facilitates a yearlong conversation about civil rights and social justice
From classroom discussions and theater productions to lectures from mothers and playwrights, The Laramie Project provides a structure for conversations about civil rights and social justice.
Youth Life REMIXTeacher celebrates the first-year anniversary of the Youth Life REMIX program for teens
Not wanting to lose touch with "her kids," Youth Life teacher Katharine Hunt helped launch a teen program when her students started aging out of the after-school program for younger children.
March 4, 2014
The Vagina MonologuesPlay empowers women and aims to end violence
The Vagina Monologues tells women’s stories about relationships, sex, and violence in an effort to erase stigmas and stereotypes.
March 3, 2014
Jepson EDGE InstituteProgram draws on alumni experience to prepare students for the professional world and life after college

After a successful pilot program last year, the new Jepson E.D.G.E. Institute gives students an opportunity to connect with alumni to network and gain valuable professional skills.  

March 2, 2014
Politics as a Vocation?Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican speaks at Jepson School as part of the Marshall Center Lecture Series

Mary Ann Glendon, a Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, was on campus to discuss the challenges leaders face and the idea of politics as a vocation.

February 28, 2014
Edward L. Ayers to Step Down as PresidentPresident Ayers announces his intention to step down as the ninth president of the University of Richmond on June 30, 2015

After eight years of service as the University’s ninth president, Edward Ayers will step down next year and return to his first loves — scholarship, teaching, and making American history more accessible.

February 27, 2014
Stories of LifeMolly Rossi, '16, tells the story of her SSIR program exploring the ideas and intersections of work, life and fulfillment
"We spend countless hours trying to choose the perfect major, or the perfect job, but in the end, our journeys rarely flow from point A to point B the way we imagined." Molly Rossi, '16, reflects on her SSIR program exploring work, life and fulfillment.
February 26, 2014
Maia LinaskMaia Linask dives headfirst into her work and life
Dr. Maia Linask did not always plan to pursue a career in economics, but her foray into the field while pursuing a master's degree in international relations forever altered her trajectory.
Accounting Student & Faculty TripAccounting students and faculty visit the FBI and the SEC
Last month 20 senior accounting students and five accounting faculty members visited the headquarters of both the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).