Natalie Clark and Alex Hahn, both juniors at the University of Richmond, have received 2012 Goldwater scholarships, the premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has awarded Carlos Cotman, a University of Richmond sophomore, a $10,000 VFIC/Altria Leadership Scholarship.
Jeremy Drummond, professor of studio art at the University of Richmond, has been awarded the Mednick Memorial Fellowship by the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges (VFIC).
Carol Parish, professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar award to conduct research in Israel during the fall 2012 semester.
Two University of Richmond faculty members are among 300 listed in “2011–12 Guide to America’s Best Professors,” published today by The Princeton Review and RateMyProfessors.com. Stephen Long, assistant professor of political science and international studies, and Joseph Troncale, associate professor of Russian literature and visual culture, are among the 300 professors from 122 colleges listed in the book.
Amy Treonis, associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar award to teach and conduct research for five months in Nepal.
Emily McFadden, a University of Richmond junior and biochemistry and molecular biology major from Patchogue, N.Y., has been selected as a Beckman Scholar for 2012-13.
Kristine Nolin, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a continuation grant from the Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust of Richmond to supplement her initial grant for research on the synthesis of organic materials.
The University of Richmond’s ensemble-in-residence, eighth blackbird, captured its second Grammy Award Feb. 12. The group won in the category Best Small Ensemble Performance for a recording of Steven Mackey’s “Lonely Motels – Music from Slide.”
Award-winning professors of communication Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson will speak about presidential and campaign rhetoric, Feb. 23, 4:30 p.m., in Tyler Haynes Commons at the University of Richmond.