Campus Announcements

May 11, 2012
Martha Pittaway, C'12, addresses student body during 2012 Commencement exercises

Martha Pittaway, C’12, was selected to address graduating students during Commencement exercises of the School of Continuing Studies.

May 11: English is a Lifeline for Global Business (BriefingWire.com)
Thomas Cosse, professor of marketing and business at the University of Richmond, comments.
May 10, 2012
Dr. Eugene Marakis, research scientist, publishes children's book that explores cultural links among people, plants, animals

Dr. Eugene G. Maurakis, adjunct professor of liberal arts and visiting research scientist in the department of biology, has released a grant-funded children’s book and companion video that exlores cultural links among the Virgin Island’s people, plants and animals.

May 9, 2012
Jane Dowrick, Osher Institute director, nominated to council of the American Society on Aging

Jane Dowrick, director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Richmond, has been named to the LEARN Council, a leadership committee of the American Society on Aging.

Jane Dowrick, Osher Institute director, nominated to council of the American Society on Aging

Jane Dowrick, director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Richmond, has been named to the LEARN Council, a leadership committee of the American Society on Aging.

May 8, 2012
Jepson School honors outstanding students and retiring faculty members
Awards included the James MacGregor Burns Award, the Fredric M. Jablin Award for Undergraduate Research and the Jepson School Award for Leadership and Service.
George Hiller, L'91, adjunct professor of liberal arts, elected to board of international educators association

George Hiller, L‘91, adjunct professor of liberal arts in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Virginia International Educators association.

May 7, 2012
Lois Willis, C'00, 01, invited to present on student services at national conference

Lois Willis, C‘00, 01, academic and career advisor in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, has been invited to present on student services for 'non-traditional' students at the annual conference of the National Academic Advising Association.

May 7: Gen Y grads more likely to launch start-ups (USA Today)
University of Richmond graduates, Chris Genauldi and Dan Brunt, studied abroad in India and Thailand while students, and later started a company with essential oils named Aromago.
May 4, 2012
Dr. Katherine Cassada appointed as assistant professor of educational leadership and curriculum and instruction

Dr. Katherine “Kate” Cassada has been named assistant professor of educational leadership and currlculum and instruction in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies education program.