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.
December 22, 2015
Dean Wilson selected as 2015 'RTD Person of the Year' honoree
Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was among 40 Richmonders selected as 2015 RTD Person of the Year honorees.
December 9, 2015
Three University of Richmond leaders are 'RTD Person of the Year' honorees
The Richmond Times-Dispatch honored three University of Richmond campus and community leaders during the annual “RTD Person of the Year” event, held Dec. 9.
November 23, 2015
SPCS student, graduate honored during Richmond Paralegal Association annual meeting
Two members of the SPCS community — Darlene Yeary, C’11, and Christie Good, current student earning an undergraduate certificate in Paralegal Studies — were honored at the 2015 Richmond Paralegal Association Annual Meeting and Paralegal Week Reception.