Feature Stories

July 9, 2013
Peter CampoBasso, '14Student takes hands-on approach to explore the intersection of health and education
A hungry child set Peter CampoBasso, ’14, on a quest to understand the effects of a healthy diet and lifestyle on education.
BeGood ClothingTwo alums set out to prove eco-friendly and socially responsible are always in style
Mark Spera and Dean Ramadan wear their hearts on their sleeves with their new eco-friendly and socially responsible retail clothing store.
July 5, 2013
Nicole DelGiorno, '14Rising senior Nicole DelGiorno has turned her interest and skill in dressage into a plan for her future
Nicole DelGiorno excels in the Olympic sport of dressage in which her training has taken her around the world.
June 26, 2013
Live from the Jersey ShoreJournalism alum documents whirlwind days with NBC's Today show
A series of Facebook connections brought Amelia Vogler, ’11, to work on NBC's Today as the show covered the reopening of the Jersey Shore. Read the journalism alumna's account of her whirlwind experience.
June 25, 2013
Secret Garden Party Richmond on Broad caters a progressive, urban party
URD's Richmond on Broad was one of five local restaurants chosen to cater the fourth annual Secret Garden Party, a progressive evening event that encourages party-goers to move from one secret garden to the next.
June 24, 2013
Volunteer Income Tax AssistanceStudents gain hands-on experience at UR Downtown
For many, tax season can be overwhelming. At UR Downtown, students and local volunteers ease the burden by offering free tax help to anyone who earned less than $51,000 in the previous tax year.
June 17, 2013
Zach DeAngelo, '06Alumnus enjoys providing healthy, organic children's food at the rapidly expanding and innovative Little Duck Organics

Even though Zach DeAngelo does not have children of his own yet, his life revolves around kids.

June 13, 2013
My Jepson Story: Alexandra Taylor Wiles, '12 Internship leads to unexpected job offer with nonprofit organization

"I was anxious to take the first offer I received, but something always held me back. I said “no” four times. In this economy."

June 12, 2013
Lisa Auster-Gussman '13Psychology major conducts summer research on weight-based discrimination
Senior’s interest in human behavior led to research on weight-based discrimination.
June 10, 2013
Ancient Greek and Roman BanquetStudents experience a celebration similar to those held in ancient Greece and Rome
Elizabeth Baughan’s classics students present an end-of-semester banquet honoring ancient Greek and Roman traditions.