Feature Stories

July 28, 2011
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.
Dr. Camille Hammond, '97Alumna inspires others with her story, nonprofit organization
As the executive director of the Tininia Q. Cade Foundation, Camille Hammond, ’97, draws on her leadership studies background to help families realize their dream of having children. She shared her story on “The View” last month.
July 25, 2011
Nikki Cannavo, '13Civic fellow explores leadership in times of crisis through internship with American Red Cross
From national television interviews on a fatal bus crash to articles on finding and reconnecting refugees, Burhans civic fellow Nikki Cannavo is using her communication skills to tell the American Red Cross story of leadership in times of crisis.
The 2011 Joan Oates InstituteSeventy teachers participate in the first Joan Oates Institute
Partners in the Arts, with the support of Joan Oates, leads the region in arts-integration training for K-12 teachers.
July 21, 2011
Cici Pandol, '14Rising sophomore's internship provides glimpse at business side of nonprofit work
A connection with her Leadership and Humanities professor during the spring semester of her first year on campus led Cici Pandol, ’14, to Washington, D.C. for a summer internship.
July 20, 2011
Student Managed Investment Fund Selected senior finance majors have the opportunity to manage a portion of the University's endowment
Students who participate in SMIF are consistently placed in finance-related jobs after graduation and have a leg-up among their peers