Campus Announcements

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.
May 27: Unbroken fun: Saving money on your summer vacation (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
George Hoffer, transportation economist at the University of Richmond, comments.
May 26, 2012
LAIS, American studies professor a finalist for LGBT writing award

University of Richmond professor Lázaro Lima is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, which recognize achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender writing.

May 24, 2012
HHMI awards University of Richmond $1.4 million grant
University of Richmond awarded $1.4 million grant to design interdisciplinary science, math education for all interested students.