Feature Stories

April 6, 2011
Inside EgyptLeadership studies students meet with former Egyptian deputy minister of foreign affairs Sallama Shaker
Ambassador Sallama Shaker, the first woman to serve as deputy foreign minister for Egypt, sat in on an upper-level leadership studies class to discuss topics such as the revolution in Egypt, Islam and global politics.
April 4, 2011
June Zhou, '13Student life opportunities help business administration major prepare for hospitality career
With interests in everything from dance to cross-cultural interactions, business major June Zhou, ’13, has immersed herself in student life at Richmond.
April 1, 2011
Civic Journalism and Social JusticeFirst-year students get a feel for UR academics and learn why news is necessary
In his first-year seminar, Tom Mullen is teaching new students to see journalism as a catalyst for social change, while developing the skills they need for academic success at the University of Richmond.
Kat Blanchard, '11Bonner Scholar combines service and public-policy research to advance child well-being
Kat Blanchard, ’11, has spent her college years delving ever deeper into the impact of poverty on Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens — its children.
March 31, 2011
Context and ObjectMuseum studies seminar creating exhibition around social customs
There’s more to showing off an artist’s work than just paint and canvas. That’s why students in Richard Waller’s museum studies seminar are planning a public exhibition from start to finish — they’re curating the artwork, developing the programming and marketing the event.
Studying Social JusticeSSIR program traveled through the South to study historical and contemporary issues in social justice
Dr. Melissa Ooten's Demanding Equality program takes students on a journey through the South, focusing on social justice movements from Reconstruction to the present.
March 29, 2011
The View from InsideA conversation with U.S. Senate candidate and UR Distinguished Lecturer Tim Kaine
Tim Kaine shares his perspective from the frontlines of economic policymaking in a new University of Richmond Law Review article and as keynote speaker at the law school's annual Allen Chair Symposium.
Progressive Networking The law school's Professional Roundtable encourages informal networking
The law school's annual Professional Roundtable brings together law students and practitioners in a novel progressive dinner format.
March 25, 2011
Megan Dooley, '13Student finds her niche working behind the scenes with the men's basketball team
As a team manager, leadership studies major Megan Dooley,’13, is working behind the scenes in San Antonio to help the men’s basketball team succeed in the Sweet 16.
Dual DiplomaGraduate students now have the opportunity to study at the Rouen School of Business in France for a semester or an entire year
Tom Cossé, Associate Dean for International Business Programs, signed a double degree agreement with ESC Rouen earlier this year