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.
January 26, 2016
Dr. Tom Shields, Graduate Education Program Chair, offers remarks to U.S. House committee
Dr. Tom Shields, chair of the graduate education program in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, presented remarks in September 2015 on the future preparation of teachers and school leaders as a roundtable panelist for the U.S. House of Representives Education and Workforce Committee.
January 15, 2016
UR to host lecture on permaculture and sustainability Jan. 29
University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies will host Wayne Weiseman, founder and director of The Permaculture Project, for a presentation on the basics of permaculture, plant guilds and forest gardening Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Carole Weinstein International Center Commons. Integrated Forest Gardening: An Evening with Wayne Weiseman is free and open to the public.
December 23, 2015
University of Richmond earns inaugural UGotClass International Award
The University of Richmond earned the inaugural UGotClass International Award from the Learning Resource Network (LERN) for developing custom marketing web pages for LERN certificate programs in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies noncredit Think Again program.