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April 25, 2016
University of Richmond announces new Westhampton College dean
Mia Reinoso Genoni, who has served as the John B. Madden Dean of Berkeley College, director of Undergraduate Housing and lecturer in History of Art and Humanities at Yale University, will become the next dean of Westhampton College and associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.
April 13, 2016
Williamsport resident wins national award to study ancient graffiti
Hannah Maddy, daughter of David and Crystal Maddy of Williamsport, Pa., won a national field school award from the Classical Association of the Midwest and the South to support her summer research project studying ancient graffiti in Italy.
April 11, 2016
University of Richmond receives competitive Beckman Foundation student research grant; fourth consecutive award for UR
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awarded the University of Richmond a prestigious three-year Beckman Scholars grant for faculty-mentored student research.
March 23, 2016
More than 350 students will present research and creative projects at 31st annual School of Arts & Sciences Symposium
The University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences will host its 31st annual Student Symposium, April 15 from 1-6 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts and Gottwald Center for the Sciences. This event is free and open to the public.
March 15, 2016
University of Richmond announces new dean of Arts and Sciences
Patrice Rankine, who has served as dean for the Arts and Humanities at Hope College in Holland, Mich., will become dean of the University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences on June 1.
March 1, 2016
Media Tip Sheet: University of Richmond faculty experts 2016 Presidential Campaign
University of Richmond faculty members are available to share their expertise on the 2016 Presidential Campaign, including key issues and topics important to voters.
February 19, 2016
Two University of Richmond biology professors awarded National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research project
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded two University of Richmond biology professors, Malcolm Hill and April Hill, a three-year grant for a collaborative research project titled, “Evaluating the Molecular Genetic Pathways Responsible for Stable Host:Symbiont Interactions in Sponge:Algal Associations.”
February 17, 2016
National Park Service funds professor's research at two historical sites
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service has awarded a $69,898 grant to Todd Lookingbill, Department of Geography and the Environment chair and associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond.
February 9, 2016
Vampires and werewolves featured in the Tucker-Boatwright Festival with leading authors who blend pop culture with literature
Vampires and werewolves will be among the many topics explored at University of Richmond’s 2015-16 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts, beginning Feb. 23.
January 11, 2016
University of Richmond biology professor awarded prestigious National Science Foundation grant for research on coral reef health
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Malcolm Hill, a University of Richmond professor of biology, a one-year grant under its Rapid Response Research program, which expedites grant applications and awards for projects of an urgent nature.