Feature Stories

January 3, 2012
'Learning by Accident'Introducing Rosemary Rawlins

The journal of Rosemary Rawlins’ documentation of her injured husband’s treatment and rehabilitation is now a gripping and moving account of how her family survived her family’s ordeal.

Staff UpdateOsher Institute members are our greatest treasure
Osher members are vital to the success of the Institute, contributing fascinating ideas for classes, willingly leading classes, and volunteering and assisting in myriad ways.
Antoine Waul, '13Junior looks to Civil Rights leaders of the past to encourage social change today
Antoine Waul, ’13, has always been struck by the words of Martin Luther King Jr. As part of UR’s 2012 MLK Day celebration, he hopes the dreams of past leaders will still prove inspiring in today’s battle for social justice.
December 19, 2011
Riding for a CauseStudents, alumna organize motorcycle ride to benefit school for children with autism

Two students and an alumna team up to raise money to benefit the Dominion School for Autism.

Grace Leonard, '12A balance of classroom learning and community engagement informs senior's study of anthropology

Anthropology major Grace Leonard, '12, combines classroom learning and community service in Richmond and abroad to further her study of people in relationship to each other, geographic space, and culture.

Staff Networking GroupFour UR divisions come together under the umbrella of leadership
Employees from the offices of Advancement, the Chaplaincy, Enrollment Management, and Student Development gather to create a new networking group.
December 16, 2011
Seeing is BelievingLaw School Admissions Reps share the School of Law's story
Law School Admissions Representatives volunteer their time to help recruit students by sharing the real story about Richmond Law.
December 15, 2011
Studying RichmondStudents get an in-depth look at the history, politics of the city
Each month this fall, first-year students had the opportunity to meet with local leaders so they could “get a glimpse of how power in the city operates in practice.”
EnVisionRetreat introduces students to social justice concepts and builds a community for change
Common Ground’s two-part social justice leadership retreat is an introduction to the types of inequality that exist today, and how to find the right first step in taking action for social change.
December 14, 2011
We the PeopleCharisse Hines aims to take the American Constitution Society to the next level
Charisse Hines began the year with one goal: to build Richmond Law's chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy into one of the best in the nation.