Feature Stories

May 28, 2014
Managing Project and Processes Class Projects Professor teaches her students essential tools to provide invaluable consulting services to community organizations
Dr. Shital Thekdi and her students worked with community partner organizations on projects that culminated in presentations sharing recommendations based on real-life datasets derived from project management and systems analysis disciplines.
Nelson LeeExchange student from Singapore explores life and work on the East Coast
Nelson Lee, a junior exchange student from Singapore Management University, sought to broaden his worldview through study abroad, and that led to an internship in Atlanta, Ga.
Reflections from the Class of 2014Seniors share their reflections on their time at the University of Richmond
As The Robins School bids farewell to another group of graduates a few members of the Class of 2014 reflect on the experiences they gained from the past four years.
Vivian Hou, '122012 graduate is first-ever Spider to complete Dual Diploma Program with NEOMA Business School in Rouen, France
Vivian Hou, '12, marks the first-ever University of Richmond student to graduate from the Dual Diploma Program, earning both NEOMA's bachelor diploma and the Robins School of Business’ bachelor's degree.
May 23, 2014
The Leadership studies professor Thad Williamson writes about tackling poverty in Richmond
Generational poverty is a notoriously complex issue for Richmond. Having the city’s low-income residents at the policy table will be key to unraveling it.
May 22, 2014
History of Music series returnsSheryl Smith's popular history of music series to be reprised in fall 2014

Sheryl Smith’s “History of Music” series was so popular that Osher will offer a reprise in fall, 2014. It’s easy to understand why, since Sheryl’s enthusiasm for music, from Gregorian chant to John Cage, is infectious.

Virginia Baptist Historical SocietyLittle-known gem, the Virginia Baptist Historical Society has been housed on campus since 1876

Tucked behind the Boatwright Library is the Virginia Baptist Historical Society. The Society is probably better known outside of the University of Richmond community, even though it has been on campus since 1876.

Civic Engagement Interest GroupCivic engagement group focuses on raising grandkids and helping kids make informed career choices

The Civic Engagement Interest Group was started last fall to provide Osher members opportunities to enhance their service activities. 

Osher Leadership Council 2014What is the Osher Leadership Council, and what does it do?

The Osher Leadership Council, drawn from Osher members, provides advice and information to the director of the Osher Institute.

Needed: Osher AmbassadorsOsher Institute marketing team update

Spreading the word about the marvelous opportunities available through Osher and recruiting new members is the mission of the Osher Institute’s marketing team.