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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

  • Robins School named in Money Magazine's Top 10

    Money Magazine named the Robins School #6 in its ranking of best colleges for business majors for the second year in a row.

  • Ashley Austin awarded research award by American Institute of CPAs

    Assistant professor of accounting focuses research on blockchain technology.

  • International Programs Associate Dean named to IES Abroad Curriculum Committee

    Tom Cosse will serve a three-year term for the Institute for the International Education of Students Abroad Curriculum Committee, which reviews all of the syllabi that are taught by IES faculty around the world. 

  • Accounting Professor awarded Foundation for Audit Research Grant

    Marshall Geiger, CSX Chair in Management and Accounting, was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Audit Research in the Netherlands to review the global academic literature on auditor reporting on financially distressed companies in order to identify best practices and areas in need of further research.

  • Governor's Administration Appointee Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the Robins School, was named to Governor Northam's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates.
     
  • 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.

  • 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.

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