Robins School of Business Feature Stories

Alum finds a way to give back in banking

Mike Shockey, GB’12, left joins startup to serve those big banks leave behind.

May 26, 2023
Soaring with SOAR365

Volunteers help the Richmond nonprofit provide life-fulfilling opportunities for those with disabilities.

May 16, 2023
Alum heads up strategy for NHL’s red-hot Florida Panthers

2009 graduate Mark Zarthar studied finance at Richmond. Now he oversees business strategy for Miami’s NHL franchise, as the underdog Panthers make a bid for the Stanley Cup.

May 9, 2023
University News
Speaker: Spider grads have the right tools in an evolving tech world

Cornell Tech Vice Provost Greg Morrisett told the graduating class that a liberal arts education has prepared them well in an age of rapidly accelerating technology.  

May 9, 2023
Student Experience
Making the grade: Accomplished class of ’23 begins new journey
The newest University of Richmond alumni are heading to leading companies and top grad schools.
April 27, 2023
Supporting Faculty Scholarship

Endowed faculty funding advances research and innovation.

April 27, 2023
A team player on and off the field

When an injury threatened her soccer career, Logan Anderson, ’24, found ways to contribute to the team off the field.

April 25, 2023
University News
Best of University of Richmond athletics honored at 2023 SPIDYs
Alum and former scholar-athlete Leland Melvin received an honorary doctorate during the annual event.
April 24, 2023
Students Observe ESG Initiatives Firsthand in South Africa
The course took students to Cape Town during spring break to examine the state of international ESG disclosures and CSR initiatives.
April 17, 2023
Research & Innovation
AI at UR: Faculty and staff seize new learning opportunities
Students are working with artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT, while exploring the possible benefits and risks.
April 10, 2023
On the career path less traveled

As director of events for a boutique wedding studio, Robins School alumnae travels the world for the love of love.

March 31, 2023
Student Experience
Spider undergrads lend tax-prep help to those in need
Students get real-world experience and assist the community at tax time.
March 27, 2023
Robins School of Business student pairs major with four concentrations
Andy Paluch, '23, came to UR to further explore his academic interests and passion for sports and found a way to intertwine the two in his studies.