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The Media & Public Relations team is at the ready to offer you the latest University of Richmond news. We will help facilitate your interviews, locate experts for you and find you the best art to go with your story. Within the newsroom you will find the University’s releases, stories that showcase the vibrancy of the community and our latest tweets.

Featured Experts

  • Tick Season

    Jory Brinkerhoff is an associate professor of biology. His areas of expertise include disease ecology and host-parasite relationships. He recently offered tips on how to avoid ticks and their bites for WCVE radio.

  • Amphibians, Reptiles and Invasive Species

    Kristine Grayson is an assistant professor of biology whose research focuses on the conservation of amphibians and reptiles and the spread of invasive forest pests. Her research on reptiles and gypsy moths has been featured in the news.

  • Spiders

    Jennifer O'Donnell is the manager of biological laboratories who specializes in immunology and human biology. She is an animal care specialist and cares for University mascot Tarrant the Tarantula and seven other tarantulas.

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Cynthia Price, Director of Media & PR

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Pryor Green, Media Relations Specialist

National Geographic highlights UR

New Map Explores the History of Presidential Trips Abroad via National Geographic highlights an interactive map created by UR’s Digital Scholarship Lab, which allows you to explore where presidents and their secretaries of state have traveled.

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