Feature Stories

February 11, 2014
LGBTQ College Sports SummitUR hosts first-ever summit to discuss LGBTQ climate for collegiate student-athletes
A small, internal workshop quickly for Richmond athletics staff and coaches evolved into the first-ever LGBTQ college sports summit.
Emma Materne, '14Senior develops a passion for medicine after Science in Context Sophomore Scholars Program
Emma Materne, ’14, came to Richmond to study business but soon discovered that science and medical school are her passions.
A MemoryThe Osher Institute at nearly ten

It’s fun to recall some of the wonderful, as well as funny, moments of the past 10 years of the Osher Institute at UR.

Belmead on the JamesHiking through beauty and history

The Osher hiking group had the pleasure of touring the former plantation’s mansion in November, learning the varied history of the property, and then hiking through its forest, alongside its wetlands, near its streams and past its historic buildings.

Ten Years and CountingOsher Institute celebrates its tenth anniversary at University of Richmond

It’s hard to believe (but true) that we will celebrate our tenth anniversary of the Osher UR program in 2014.

Better than 'Where's Waldo'Identify 'Where's Tim?' and win a prize!

If you’ve seen Tim Hanger’s wonderful photos, either in the Osher Insider or as a member of the Osher hikers, you know he is all over campus - taking classes, exercising, and taking pictures for the Osher office as well as for our e-newsletter.

The Richmond ShieldBehind the UR shield: bearing the weight of the brand

The distinctive logo of the University of Richmond ensures a consistency of the UR brand and name recognition as the University continues to enhance its reputation among leading institutions of higher education.

Forging an Unlikely AllianceSouthside Virginia: Where folks revolutionize Georgian architecture, bridge the Civil War, and valiantly raise vinifera

Rarely is a connection made between Georgian architecture, a Civil War battle, and the winegrowing industry.  However, that is exactly what has been forged among Woodlawn Plantation, Annefield Vineyards, Hunting Creek Vineyards, and Staunton River Battlefield State Park which historically and physically connects these two Southside localities.

Some People Can't Be ReplacedSearch committee for Osher Institute director

Osher members and University personnel have formed a search committee to hire the next direct of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

International Film SeriesFree great movies on the big screen at University of Richmond

In the mid-to-late 1990s I discovered a great source of movies for anyone that is not satisfied with seeing them on a small screen. It’s the International Film Series, which has been sponsored by the University of Richmond for many years.