Feature Stories

August 1, 2011
Connecting with the WorldPrograms, professors, and alumni expand law school's global reach
Richmond law grads embrace the opportunity to practice law internationally, bolstering their legal expertise with language skills, international travel, and an understanding of other cultures.
Your HonorRichmond alumni tradition of service visible in courtrooms nationwide
Step into any courtroom around Virginia, and chances are good the judge graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Keeping PACEHealth-education manager leads classes at local high school
Recreation and Wellness employee Tracy Cassalia teaches underserved high school students about healthy living, with the goal of preparing them for a successful college experience.
July 28, 2011
Caitlin Harman, '12Embracing the unknown to promote microfinance in the Dominican Republic
As a 2011 Esperanza summer fellow, Caitlin Harman is living with a host family in the Dominican Republic and working to end poverty through microfinance loans.
Colleen Phelon Hall, B'91Alumna creates custom murals for children
The first Oldham Scholar to graduate with degrees in both business administration and studio art, Colleen Phelon married fellow Spider Jeffery Hall, '94, and embarked on a career as a muralist and children's artist.
Documentary TheatreCommunity-based learning course focuses on massive resistance
Dr. Patricia Herrera, assistant professor of theatre, challenges students to write and perform original plays based on their own historical research.
July 27, 2011
Kimberly Kortash, GB '07MBA graduate and former Robins School adjunct professor's fifteen-year marketing career began when she was a senior in high school
The Richmond MBA helps alumna tap into her entrepreneurial spirit and gives her the confidence to start her own marketing firm
Clean StreamsLaura Beauchesne, MBA candidate, implemented sustainable water technologies on research trips to Haiti and South Africa
Student derives passion from helping clean up the world’s most basic necessity: water
Debbie FisherAssociate Director of The Richmond MBA program has developed many innovative programs centered around networking for current students and alumni
Fisher devotes her time to developing external relationships for the benefit of The Richmond MBA program and its students
Kosh Kempter, '11First job combines interests in political, social and gender issues
When Kosh Kempter, '11, learned of the organization EMILY’s List, which works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to office, she thought it was the perfect combination of her interests.