Show news releases by group:
- All News Releases
- Arts & Sciences
- Career Services
- Continuing Studies
- Civic Engagement
- International Education
- Leadership Studies
- UR Summer Fellowships
April 4, 2013
Senior Sherzel Smith wins $10,000 Projects for Peace award to assist two villages in Ghana
The Projects for Peace competition has awarded a $10,000 grant to Sherzel Smith, a University of Richmond senior from the Bahamas, to help revitalize community farms and provide health services in two villages in Ghana.
March 5, 2013
Rafael De Sa receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair to teach, conduct research in Brazil
Rafael O. De Sá, professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a Distinguished Chair in the Fulbright Science Without Borders program in Brazil.
August 1, 2012
NIH awards chemistry professor John Gupton $348,572 grant to continue cancer research
The National Institutes of Health – National Cancer Institute has awarded John Gupton, professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, a three-year, $348,572 grant for continuation of cancer-related research on pyrrole-containing substances.
July 31, 2012
Chemistry professor Kristine Nolin receives two-year, $35,000 grant to study bond-forming reactions
Kristine Nolin, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a $35,000 grant from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
May 24, 2012
HHMI awards university $1.4 million to design interdisciplinary science, math education program
Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded a $1.4 million, four-year grant to the University of Richmond to build upon its successful Integrated Quantitative Science course and develop a new program to promote diversity in math and science. It is the third HHMI grant awarded to Richmond in the past eight years.
May 18, 2012
Senior Shannon Mann wins $20,000 Boren Scholarship to continue study of Mandarin in China
Shannon Mann, a University of Richmond senior from Abingdon, Va., has won a $20,000 Boren Scholarship, given to undergraduate students for study abroad in areas critical to U.S. interests and traditionally underrepresented in study abroad.
May 9, 2012
Religious studies professor receives NEH grant to study ancient Chinese ideas about language
Jane Geaney, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Richmond, has received a $6,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipend Program.
May 3, 2012
Graduates leave with distinguished record of service, scholarship and perseverance
When the University of Richmond graduates 1,073 bachelor’s, master’s and law students May 5-6, among them will be a computer science and business major who turned two internships with Google into a full-time job; twin sisters from Bulgaria, who have triple majors and will study comparative politics in graduate school; and a student with a passionate interest in human rights who will work for the Rwandan Supreme Court before joining the Peace Corps.
April 27, 2012
Senior receives Fulbright scholarship to teach English, study in Malaysia
Nabila Rahman, a University of Richmond senior, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to teach English and study in Malaysia for the 2012–13 academic year.
April 10, 2012
Two University of Richmond juniors receive Goldwater scholarships for continued research in mathematics and chemistry
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.