Feature Stories

April 28, 2014
Bennett Jacobs, '14Senior finds an unexpected chance to combine his studies in international business and Italian
From an administrator to Career Services to the Office of International Education and the Modern Languages and Cultures Department, an opportunity to translate an international business meeting lands with Bennett Jacobs, ’14.
April 25, 2014
Living on the FronteraStudents visit the Mexican-American border
SSIR students make local, national, and international connections to immigration through their trip to San Diego and Tijuana.
April 23, 2014
Taylor Applebaum, '13Graduate works on innovative Google projects
Taylor Applebaum, ’13, has used her experiences at Richmond to further her work in the technology industry.
Law students at bat for charityRichmond Law students played in the 31st Annual Virginia Law Softball Tournament
Two teams of Richmond Law students played in the 31st Annual Virginia Law Softball Tournament which raised more than $25,000 for charity, including $20,000 for the nonprofit Children, Youth & Family Services, Inc. in Charlottesville, Va.
April 22, 2014
Alternative Spring Break 2014Seventeen law students donated their time to work with children and seniors during Spring Break
In March, seventeen law students donated their time to work with children and seniors during Spring Break. In 2013, the School of Law's Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service began offering an Alternative Spring Break program to allow law students to provide legal assistance to and engage with the local community.
Ray Fraser, '11Robins School of Business graduate founds Tree Sleeve, a "buy one give one" reusable cup sleeve company
Tree Sleeve’s mission is to put an end to deforestation by planting trees in areas of the world most affected by deforestation.
April 18, 2014
Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct assistant professorLeading in Context CEO & author of '7 Lenses' talks about her engagement in Innovations in Teaching for SPCS

Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct professor of HR management, finds fulfillment in collaborating with colleagues and providing tools for students to succeed in management and leadership roles.

April 16, 2014
Leadership and CultureJepson School facilitates yearlong series of events about cultural leadership

How we influence culture and how culture leads and transforms us is the focus of a yearlong series of events hosted by the Jepson School.

April 15, 2014
Symphorien Ntibagirirwa International visiting scholar is focusing his research on corporate governance through the African philosophy of Ubuntu
The Jepson School’s visiting international scholar is conducting research on how the African philosophy of Ubuntu could play an important role in corporate governance.
David C. Evans Award winners announcedSchool of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
The School of Arts and Sciences honors student academic achievement at its annual Honors Convocation.