The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities has awarded a $5,000 grant to Laura Browder, professor of American Studies at the University of Richmond, to support work on a documentary, “Mothers at War.”
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service has awarded an $84,962 grant to Todd Lookingbill, assistant professor of geography and biology at the University of Richmond.
Lookingbill will use the award to conduct scientific research related to natural resource monitoring and inventory activities at Petersburg National Battlefield and Booker T. Washington National Monument, two sites administered by the park system.
Human rights struggles, including the present-day slavery of 27 million people worldwide, violence against women and economic justice, are topics to be covered by the 2011-12 WILL/WGSS Speaker Series.>/preview>
A former FBI hostage negotiator, an African property rights specialist and a Civil War historian are among the speakers for the 2011-12 Marshall Center Lecture Series.
In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the University of Richmond's Modlin Center for the Arts will present a new music-theatre piece, "Rappahannock County," Sept. 13-15, 7:30 p.m., in Alice Jepson Theatre.
The "Fiske Guide to Colleges," a leading college guidebook, has selected the University of Richmond for its 2012 edition of the 300 "best and most interesting colleges in the United States, Canada and Great Britain.
Cindy Bukach, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Richmond, was one of 30 participants in the 2011 ERP Boot Camp at the University of California-Davis.
The American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund has awarded a three-year, $65,000 grant to Carol Parish, professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond.
The American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund has awarded a two-year, $50,000 grant to Kristine A. Nolin, assisitant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond.
The nation’s top honor for new construction of traditional architecture has been awarded to the architects of the University of Richmond’s Carole Weinstein International Center.