Campus Announcements

June 21, 2012
June 21: Fed extends Twist bond program, but delays further action (Miami Herald)
Comments by Dean Croushore, chairman of the economics department at University of Richmond's Robins School of Business.
June 20, 2012
June 15, 2012
June 15: FundRoom site starts connecting investors with small businesses (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
FundRoom was started in 2009 by two University of Richmond graduates, Mathew Dellorso and Fred Bryant.
June 8, 2012
Jepson School to host Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought

Leading economics scholars and students from around the world will gather June 29-July 2 at the University of Richmond to discuss original research in the history of political economy.

June 6, 2012
June 6: Seeking Cheap Rides: RVA to New York City (Style Weekly)
George Hoffer, economics professor at the University of Richmond, comments.
June 5, 2012
President Ayers to teach about American South in Gilder Lehrman Institute class for teachers, park interpreters

University of Richmond President Edward Ayers will teach a week-long enrichment seminar for teachers, historical society staff and National Park Service interpreters on the history of the American South June 26-July 3 at the university.

May 30, 2012
Williamson writes on Richmond's school rezoning process and the need for good leadership (Style Weekly)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law in the Jepson School, writes about the need for diverse schools in Richmond.
May 30: Threat of Richmond school closings draws crowd for public hearing (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Jonathan Wight, professor of economics at the University of Richmond, comments.
May 28, 2012
Jepson School names 2012 Burrus Fellows
Eighteen students will receive Robert J. Burrus Jr. fellowships this summer that will allow them to intern in unpaid positions in nonprofit, government or education organizations.
May 27, 2012
May 27: Faststart: Zipcar cruises into the on-campus rental business (Lansing State Journal)
Comments by George Hoffer, transportation economist at the University of Richmond.