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September 21, 2011
Jeffrey Pollack, PhD
Assistant Professor of Management views himself as an academic entrepreneur and is constantly improving his product -- teaching
Pollack was named the Robins School of Business’ Outstanding Teacher of the Year for 2011 for his contributions in entrepreneurship and innovation
$14, 14 Days
Two students in Dr. Jeffrey Pollack's Innovation and Entrepreneurship class go above and beyond project requirements and raise $6,000 for the Red Cross
Kate Heyer ’12 and Kathryn Esty ’12 secured a stay and airfare for two at a villa on Scrub Island Resort and sold raffle tickets for charity to match the trip’s value
September 20, 2011
Green Office Program cultivates a culture of sustainability among UR staff
Several offices across campus are starting to think green thanks to a new program that invites staff to be part of the University’s sustainability efforts.
Sam Kaufman, '99
New Alumni Association President Looks to Empower the Spider Network
Ask Sam Kaufman, '99, University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA) president, what makes UR special, and he can sum it up in one word: uniqueness.
September 16, 2011
Two alumni set out to uncover what motivates Generation Y
When Fynn Glover, ’09, and Russell Himelein, ’10, felt they weren't meeting their full potential, they didn’t just accept the status quo. Instead, they traveled the nation to explore what motivates their generation.
Retiring director of programs and budgets helped shape the Jepson School
“Coming to the University 20 years ago opened a whole new world to me in so many ways. It’s been great. I can’t imagine having spent my career anywhere else.”
September 13, 2011
Law school gets down in support of alumna's ovarian cancer awareness organization
Who says lawyers can’t get down? At the start of the fall semester a group of law faculty, staff, and students grooved to the sounds of Earth, Wind and Fire’s “Shining Star” in support of Cancer Dancer, an ovarian cancer awareness organization founded by alumna Esther Windmueller, L’92.
September 12, 2011
Art instructor creates order from chaos in both art and life
Heide Trepanier’s paintings reveal a way of understanding the abstract nature of life, art and teaching.
September 8, 2011
Maria Sebastian, '12
Political science and international studies major focuses her research on her home state in India
Having traveled to France, Peru, Japan, Uganda, Rwanda and now India—Oldham Scholar Maria Sebastian, ’12, is pursuing her international ambitions at the University of Richmond.
September 7, 2011