Feature Stories

February 9, 2015
Christie Marra, L'91Christie Marra is not a crusader

Long days? Sure. Long nights? Those, too. A never-ending, ever-expanding to-do list? Bring it on. But don’t call Christie Marra’s legal aid career a sacrifice.

Students in the General AssemblyThree Richmond Women Experience the Legislative Process Firsthand
The building is humming with the buzz of negotiations, the click-clack of heels on the lobby floor, questions bouncing between committee members, and the almost tangible anticipation as bills pass and die.
February 6, 2015
Daniel Yoo, '18First-year student breaks down barriers while documenting the people of Richmond
Daniel Yoo, ’18, started Humans of Richmond as a way to form deeper connections with the students, faculty, and staff on campus.
February 4, 2015
Ryan Rinn, '04Ryan Rinn, '04, works as community organizer and urban planner in the city of Richmond
Ryan Rinn, '04, talks about his role as executive director for Storefront for Community Design and what it takes to build a better city.
January 30, 2015
Lionel Tarica, GB'15International graduate business student goes against expectations
Lionel Tarica, GB’15, has spent years breaking expectations. His latest deviation? Spending a year completing his MBA at the University of Richmond.
Semester in The HagueRichmond student interns with war crimes tribunal
War crimes are really the ultimate crimes.  These cases are aimed at heads of state, and the leaders who are supposed to have the utmost responsibility for protecting their citizens.
January 29, 2015
Herculaneum Graffiti ProjectLatin majors participate in summer field school to learn Roman epigraphy
Gia Nyhuis, ’17, and Kathryn Clikeman, ’17, spent this past summer at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum with classics professor Erika Zimmermann Damer.
January 28, 2015
A Day in the Life of Britt Blackwelder, GB'16MBA student offers glimpse inside her typical day balancing work and school
Britt Blackwelder, GB'16, provides a glimpse into her typical day balancing work and The Richmond MBA.
Michael Copty, GB'08MBA alumnus joins team at top technology bank
Michael Copty, GB'08, vice president at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a top commercial bank in the technology space with 31 offices across the country and worldwide, talks life since The Richmond MBA.
January 26, 2015
Alyson McGonigle, '15Robins School student has passion for serving the community
Alyson McGonigle, '15, senior redshirt track and field team member, does her best to enrich her community through volunteering while balancing her studies and training schedule.