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Our students have their fingers on the pulse of our constantly changing world, but their foundations are in the broad perspectives of the liberal arts. They learn from teacher-scholars in intimate classes. Equipped with 21st century skills, our students become world-ready graduates who are exhilarated by the global marketplace and enthusiastic about making an impact.

Feature Stories

Q-camp Process

The Q-camp Process introduces business students to practical career skills through progressive exercises that meet the needs of sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Q-camp

Sophomore students refine career goals, identify job search resources, practice networking skills, and craft a personal brand.

Q2

Focused on summer internships, juniors learn to differentiate themselves as employees, manage their network, and evaluate their fit in an organization.

Q3

Seniors unsure about their plans evaluate their summer experiences, refresh their personal brand, and navigate corporate networking events.

Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Changing Face of Retail

    With bankruptcy news from two major retailers -- Toys R Us and Sears -- brick and mortar retail continues to face challenges while online and pop-up shops soar. Finance professor and retail expert Tom Arnold can discuss the changes we’ve seen in 2018 and trends for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

  • #MeToo Movement Multiple harassment and assault allegations were filed against powerful men, including Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh, actor Kevin Spacey, and news anchor Tom Brokaw. Psychology professor Scott Allison, one of the editors of Leadership and Sexuality: Power, Principles, and Processes, can provide comments about the #MeToo movement.
  • Foreign Policy & Trade War

    From the first North Korea-United States Summit to President Trump’s meeting with Putin to the U.S.-China Trade War, 2018 produced several major meetings and events related to foreign policy. Political science and international studies professor Stephen Long, is available to discuss these and other foreign policy-related stories.

  • Money Magazine names UR in Top 10 Colleges for Business Majors University of Richmond ranked 6th on the list for best colleges for business majors. The article highlighted the signature program Q-camp, which provides programming outside of the classroom focused on networking and being competitive for top jobs. 
  • Dean Named Co-Chair of the Business Accreditation Task Force (BATF)

    Bagranoff will co-chair the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' effort to re-imagine business accreditation. 

  • UR Advising Excellence Award

    Laura Thompson, assistant dean for undergraduate student services, was awarded the Advising Excellence Award by The Academic Advising Resource Center. 

  • Fellowship will fund UR professor's project

    Monika Kukar-Kinney, professor of marketing, was awarded a Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Mednick Memorial Fellowship.

  • Robins School receives accreditation extension

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business granted the business school an extension of accreditation after a complete review of the school's operations and curriculum, affirming the school's pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement throughout the business programs.

  • UR Highlights Executives in Residence

    John Adams, former CEO of the Martin Agency, said he has found great joy in serving as an Executive in Residence and mentor for students in the business school.

  • Professor Chairs Academy for Global Business Advancement Conference

    AGBA provides a global platform aimed at assisting academics, scholars, professionals, officials, entrepreneurs and consultants of emerging countries. Dana Lascu, professor of marketing, chaired the 3-day intensive conference in Kenya with attendees from across the world.

Video

Q-camp Process

Q-camp Process

A look into the Q-camp Process, The Robins School of Business' landmark professional skill-building program, named for alumnus and key University donor Paul Queally B'86. (2015)

Professor and Student Ties (Robins School of Business)

Professor and Student Ties (Robins School of Business)

Professors and their students reflect on the memories they have shared and the relationships they have developed with each other while at the Robins School of Business.

Robins School: Study Abroad

Robins School: Study Abroad

A closer look at the Robins School's Study Abroad program through the perspectives of students who spent an entire semester engaged in international study.

International Business: Studying Abroad at the University of Richmond (2013)

International Business: Studying Abroad at the University of Richmond (2013)

Hear as our exchange students tell about their experience studying abroad at the University of Richmond.

Class of 2013 Reflections (Robins School of Business)

Class of 2013 Reflections (Robins School of Business)

Class of 2013 graduates reflect on their memories from the Robins School of Business while at the annual graduation reception celebrating their accomplishments.

Deconstructing Wall Street: Career Opportunities in Finance

Deconstructing Wall Street: Career Opportunities in Finance

Deconstructing Wall Street: Opportunities in Finance is a program sponsored by the University of Richmond Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni and Career Services. (2013)

Innovation and CUIBE Case Competitions

Innovation and CUIBE Case Competitions

Spring 2013