Campus Announcements

April 23, 2012
Chemistry seniors receive $1.2 million in graduate fellowships
Eight students' work in chemistry labs leads to full tuition scholarships and cost of living stipends.
April 21, 2012
Dr. Christine Contrada, liberal arts program coordinator, offers guest lecture at George Mason University

Dr. Christine Contrada, assistant professor and liberal arts program coordinator, recently presented a guest lecture on the development of the Italian nation at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University.

April 20, 2012
Poet and adjunct professor Ron Smith sees three poems published

J. Ron Smith, award-winning poet and adjunct professor of liberal arts in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, has recently published poems in Plume online and in an anthology released this month.

Apr 20: Robert Crowl Appointed Executive Vice President of PHH Corporation (Boston Globe)
Mr. Crowl earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree and his MBA from the University of Richmond.
April 19, 2012
Students earn Fundraising & Development certificate during Institute on Philanthropy's Winter Institute

Nine students from throughout Virginia earned the University of Richmond Professional Certificate in Fundraising and Development during the Institute on Philanthropy’s Winter Institute, January 8-14, 2012.

John Butt, academic and career counselor, receives international travel grant for research

John Butt, academic and career advisor in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies has been awarded a C. Weinstein Summer Grant to study adult education programs at partner institutions abroad.

Apr 19: 3 Tips for Prospective M.B.A. Students From China (US News & World Report)
Yichi Zhang, an undergraduate business student at the University of Richmond, offers tips to Chinese students on how to obtain an MBA in the U.S.
April 18, 2012
Dr. Daniel Roberts, liberal arts program chair, to co-author textbook for international students

Dr. Daniel M. Roberts Jr., associate professor and program chair of liberal arts in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, will co-write a textbook for international students that incorporate’s research from A Moment in Time.

University of Richmond freshman receives grant to improve sanitary conditions in Pune City, India
University of Richmond freshman from Bangalore, India, has received a Davis Projects for Peace grant to launch a sanitation facility pilot program in Pune City, India.
Apr 18: Humanizing The Business Major (CBS Philly)
Lewis Litteral, chair of the management department at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, participated in the Aspen Institute's Business and Society Program