Feature Stories

April 26, 2011
April 25, 2011
Pay it ForwardA student's remarkable journey from crime-ridden neigborhood to law school
When William Dudley, L'11, graduates this year he will be first in his family to earn a professional degree. His remarkable journey from a rough, crime-ridden neighborhood in Portsmouth, Va., to jail, and then to law school, drives his mission to pay it forward.
April 22, 2011
Creative CooperationDuke Energy CEO addresses the future of clean energy
Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, spoke about the importance of creative cooperation on the path to a carbon-neutral energy future.
Why I Chose The Richmond MBAThree perspectives on pursuing a graduate degree in business and how the MBA program will help in the future
Strong curriculum, professor-student interaction and networking chief among the reasons students chose The Richmond MBA
MBA Alumni SocietyThe Richmond MBA Alumni Society Update
Preview of upcoming events including the annual golf tournament to support Junior Achievement of Central Virginia
April 21, 2011
Dragica JovanovicColleagues' support helps UR staff member achieve US citizenship
Dragica Jovanovic didn’t speak a word of English when she left her home in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With the help of faculty and staff in the journalism department and the Speech Center, she is now a U.S. citizen.
Natalie Salim, '11Senior combines biology and photography to bring the perfect major into focus
When she transferred to UR, Natalie Salim, ’11, wasn’t sure what she wanted to study. With the help of the interdisciplinary studies program, she combined her interests in marine biology and photography to create the perfect major.
Joyce Manna Janto, L'89Deputy law librarian travels the world as American Association of Law Libraries president
Think law librarians spend their days sitting around reading books? Think again. Joyce Manna Janto, L'89, deputy director of Richmond's law library and president of the American Association of Law Libraries, shows that being a law librarian can be glamorous.
Aaron Daugherty, '09Biology alumnus travels after graduation with HHMI and Fulbright grants
Aaron Daugherty, '09, realized that his education was not going to end when he left UR. But before going to graduate school, Daugherty took advantage of HHMI and Fulbright grants to see the world.