Feature Stories

February 28, 2011
Chris Johnson, MBA candidateGraduate student has been serving as a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization for over seven years
Concepts learned in The Richmond MBA program complement role as a volunteer to local children
February 25, 2011
Sehrangez Blackburn, L'13A non-traditional student finds the support she needs to succeed in law school
As a child in Tajikistan, Sehrangez Blackburn, L’13, witnessed the chaos of civil war and dreamed of someday becoming a lawyer. Today, the University of Richmond School of Law is helping to make her dream become reality.
Eric Piasecki, '11Vocalist finds a way to combine singing, service
Although senior Eric Piasecki’s two passions are seemingly quite different, he said he found that his musical experiences have made him that much better as an interpreter.
The Richmond MBA Alumni Society UpdateRecap from Economic Outlook Breakfast and a preview of upcoming events
More events are still being planned for this semester
MBA Town Hall MeetingSenior Associate Dean Richard Coughlan held current student-department forum to aid in planning process
Students attended gathering where feedback and suggestions on the program were exchanged.
February 24, 2011
Stop Hunger NowUR community comes together to pack 20,000 meals for orphanage and school in India
UR students, employees and friends packed 20,000 meals for a school and orphanage in India — all in under three hours. But the lessons learned about hunger and education may last much longer.
Kevin Eastman, R'77, M'89 Former Spider basketball captain coaches Boston Celtics
Former Spider basketball two-time team captain, three-year starter and member of the university’s athletic hall of fame, Kevin Eastman began his professional career at Richmond as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team.
The Changing Face of the Law Richmond's Journal of Law and Technology sponsors symposium on e-discovery
Since publishing its first issue exclusively online in 1995, the Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) has covered the hottest topics in this emerging field. In its 2011 Annual Survey and Symposium, JOLT explored e-discovery.
Laura BrowderAmerican studies professor teaches students how to make research relatable
Laura Browder, professor of American studies, explores documentary as a way to make complex subjects accessible to the general public.
Gregory Yeadon, '01Alumnus sees pro bono work with organization for people diagnosed with rare diseases as an opportunity for servant leadership
Gregory Yeadon, ’01, is drawing on his leadership studies and business backgrounds to help build a network of patient support sites for people diagnosed with rare diseases.