April 4, 2016
UR's Commencement weekend is May 7-8; speakers to include award-winning journalist, business executive and FBI director
The University of Richmond is announcing the speakers who will address graduates during commencement weekend May 7-8.
March 15, 2016
Partners in the Arts director named and program coordinator hired
The School of Professional & Continuing Studies has named a director and hired a program coordinator to lead Partners in the Arts, Richmond’s premiere creativity-in-education integration program.
March 4, 2016
Two SPCS faculty members promoted to rank of associate professor
At its February meeting, the University of Richmond Board of Trustees voted to promote two SPCS faculty members to the rank of Associate Professor: Dr. D. Erik Nielson and Dr. Thomas J. Shields.
March 1, 2016
Summer School 2016 class schedule now available online; registration opens March 15
The 2016 UR Summer School schedule of classes is now available online, and registration opens for new and continuing students in BannerWeb on March 15, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.
February 29, 2016
Classroom of Educational Leadership student featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch
The eighth-grade civics class taught by Tracey Zaval, current graduate student in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, was featured in a February 27 Richmond Times-Dispatch article.
February 25, 2016
SPCS staff members receive service awards for dedicated work at the University of Richmond
On February 18, 2016, several staff of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies earned awards for service from 5 to 35 years.
February 17, 2016
National Park Service funds professor's research at two historical sites
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service has awarded a $69,898 grant to Todd Lookingbill, Department of Geography and the Environment chair and associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond.
February 8, 2016
University of Richmond to host panel discussion on hip-hop
The panel will feature five professors who have authored books on the political and social implications of hip-hop. Andrea Simpson, associate professor of political science at the Univer
February 4, 2016
UR's 'TAKE 30' spring 2016 events focus on leadership in education
The University of Richmond Downtown will host its annual TAKE 30 event, a series of 30-minute discussions that focus on questions that are important for the Richmond area, beginning Feb. 18.
January 29, 2016
University of Richmond celebrates 11th annual ChinaFest Feb. 11-14
ChinaFest, an annual Richmond festival that promotes better understanding and goodwill between the United States and China, will be held Feb. 11-14. ChinaFest includes a wide variety of discussions and arts-related events, which are free and open to the public.