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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.
December 17, 2015
University of Richmond professor April Hill named as a SCHEV, Dominion Resources 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award recipient
April Hill, professor of biology and the Clarence E. Denoon Professor of Science at University of Richmond, is one of 13 recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA) from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and Dominion Resources.
December 14, 2015
Richmond professor awarded competitive NEH grant
The National Endowment for the Humanities has granted University of Richmond associate professor of English Elizabeth Outka a fellowship to complete her book, “Raising the Dead: War, Plague, Magic, Modernism.” The prestigious NEH program is highly competitive, funding only about 7 percent of the more than 1,000 applications they receive each year.
November 18, 2015
University of Richmond to host teach-in following crisis in Paris
The University of Richmond School of Arts and Sciences is hosting two teach-in sessions this week following the recent attacks in Paris and other areas around the world.
October 5, 2015
University of Richmond's Freeman conference to focus on addiction
University of Richmond’s history department will host the annual Douglas Southall Freeman Conference Oct. 22-23. This year the event titled “Addictions Old and New” will feature top experts in this field on topics ranging from digital addiction to alcoholism.