Feature Stories

November 10, 2014
When My World ChangedMelissa Diamond, '15, reflects on a moment in Jerusalem that set the course for her life
On the Chaplaincy's Pilgrimage: Israel trip in 2012, Melissa Diamond, '15, visited the Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children. That moment, she says, is when her world changed.
November 6, 2014
Measuring NanoparticlesIn physics professor Matt Trawick's lab, students like Greg Hamilton, '17, are honing their research skills
When measuring nanoparticles, the smallest discrepancy can mean a big error. Physics professor Matt Trawick and his student researchers are creating algorithms to correct for these tiny shifts.
RVAGOVStudents launch RVAGOV, a hub for engagement in Richmond city government

Students launch RVAGOV, a new website to provide a platform to educate and empower full participants in Richmond city government.

David Raiser, '06Alum founds a biotech company that focuses on drug resistance genotyping
David Raiser, ’06, is the CEO and co-founder of Aldatu, a company that is trying to make HIV drug resistance testing affordable and accessible.
November 5, 2014
Hilary Briggs, '16 Research team creates mathematical model for diagnosing concussions

In a research lab run by Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares, students like Hilary Briggs are focusing on creating more precise methods to diagnose concussions.

Kerry McGowan, '16Getting to know a close neighbor
While Kerry McGowan, '16, always imagined herself in a more exotic destination for study abroad, she sensed a calling from a much closer neighbor: Mexico. Guadalajara, Mexico to be exact.
November 4, 2014
TAB Members Help Chesterfield Three Trial Advocacy Board Members Help Chesterfield County Anti-Drug Program
Three Trial Advocacy Board members help Chesterfield County public schools with their "Student vs. Marijuana" program during October.
October 29, 2014
Conflict and CommandFormer commanding general of the U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay discusses leadership, ethics and why be believes the prison should be closed

Former Guantánamo Bay commander Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, the second speaker in the Jepson Leadership Forum series on conflict, discussed why he thinks the prison should be closed.

EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Programmes 2014International conference focused on advancing undergraduate business education comes to the Robins School
In October the Robins School of Business hosted the European Foundation for Management Development Conference on Undergraduate Programmes.
Dr. Jeffrey CarlsonMarketing professor talks green advertising and his first semester at the Robins School
Dr. Jeffrey Carlson, a professor in the Robins School of Business, looks back on his first semester at the Robins School and talks about his research evaluating organic food advertising claims’ effects on consumer behavior.