Feature Stories

April 22, 2014
Alternative Spring Break 2014Seventeen law students donated their time to work with children and seniors during Spring Break
In March, seventeen law students donated their time to work with children and seniors during Spring Break. In 2013, the School of Law's Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service began offering an Alternative Spring Break program to allow law students to provide legal assistance to and engage with the local community.
Ray Fraser, '11Robins School of Business graduate founds Tree Sleeve, a "buy one give one" reusable cup sleeve company
Tree Sleeve’s mission is to put an end to deforestation by planting trees in areas of the world most affected by deforestation.
April 18, 2014
Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct assistant professorLeading in Context CEO & author of '7 Lenses' talks about her engagement in Innovations in Teaching for SPCS

Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct professor of HR management, finds fulfillment in collaborating with colleagues and providing tools for students to succeed in management and leadership roles.

April 16, 2014
Leadership and CultureJepson School facilitates yearlong series of events about cultural leadership

How we influence culture and how culture leads and transforms us is the focus of a yearlong series of events hosted by the Jepson School.

April 15, 2014
Symphorien Ntibagirirwa International visiting scholar is focusing his research on corporate governance through the African philosophy of Ubuntu
The Jepson School’s visiting international scholar is conducting research on how the African philosophy of Ubuntu could play an important role in corporate governance.
David C. Evans Award winners announcedSchool of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
The School of Arts and Sciences honors student academic achievement at its annual Honors Convocation.
April 11, 2014
African-American alumni discuss Richmond experienceUniversity commemorates Black History Month with alumni panel

African-American alumni, including the first African-American male to attend the University of Richmond, gathered on Feb. 25 in the Robins Arena to discuss their experiences as Richmond students.

Event deconstructs the marketing and communications industries Over 100 students and 25 alumni participated
The first Deconstructing Marketing and Communications event welcomed alumni in the fields of advertising, brand management, business development and sales, fashion marketing and merchandising, market research, and public relations.
Student-Athletes Combine Passion with CareerInternship with the Washington Redskins allows student-athletes to put knowledge into practice
Amber Nichols ’14, and Virginia Chandler ’13, had a dream internship with the Washington Redskins that put their academics and passion for sports to good, practical use.
Writer found her voice at URPublished author, writing coach, and CEO reflects on UR experience
As a journalism major, Payne found her voice while studying at UR and developed a passion for being a writing coach.