Feature Stories

September 2, 2011
Arabic StudiesModern Languages and Cultures' Arabic offerings have grown
As American interest in Middle Eastern culture has grown, so have the University of Richmond’s offerings in Arabic studies.
The Obama EffectEnglish professors analyze literary work of President Obama
English professors Suzanne Jones and Bertram Ashe offer a literary analysis of President Barack Obama's most famous non-fiction work, his memoir, "Dreams From My Father."
August 30, 2011
Doug Palmore, GB '06Alumnus has built a 15-year career at an organization that is committed to impacting the lives of others in a positive way
Graduate sees The Richmond MBA program as pivotal in being promoted to a leadership role at Luck Companies
Jarrett Zimmerman, MBA Candidate Medical division sales manager derives passion from providing products that improve patients' lives
Incoming MBA student was attracted to the reputation of The Richmond MBA and believes it will open doors for him long-term
Opening Residency 2011 Thirty-three students worked hard to prepare a case consulting project for Har-Tru Sports, this year's featured company and Luck Stone affiliate
Students developed a camaraderie with one another despite coming from different industries and backgrounds
August 25, 2011
Kevin Wilson, '13Bonner Scholar works with city government to curb poverty, strengthen communities
Kevin Wilson, ’13, connects 19th-century French social theory with a 21st-century anti-poverty initiative in the city of Richmond.
August 22, 2011
Formula for SuccessShelley Burns, Director of Career Programs in the Center for Professional Skills and Development, shares networking and interviewing advice and emphasizes the importance of following up
Owning the career and internship process is the most important step that students can take towards their dream career or internship
August 18, 2011
Virtual LeadershipAlumnus gives students an opportunity to practice e-leadership
When Matt Zemon, ’94, CEO of American Support, offered two Jepson students a chance to intern with his company and practice virtual leadership, Colin Sweeney and Katrina Goulden, ’12, jumped at the opportunity.
August 17, 2011
Older Dominion Partnership'Age Wave II Summit' Indicates Continuing Need for Life Long Learning
"Aging in Place" was the subtle message of the day-long Older Dominion Partnership's second "Age Wave Summit," held on May 19, 2011, at Anthem's Davis Conference Center. Osher members were interested to get a glimpse of state and local planning for the demands that will be put on health, financial, and social services as more and more "Boomers" hit retirement.
Simrun Bal, '13Junior uses language scholarship to explore access to health care among India's poor
Through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program, biology major Simrun Bal, ’13, spent the summer in Chandigarh, India, learning Punjabi and coming face-to-face with issues of health care and poverty.