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April 10, 2012
Sophomore Carlos Cotman of Richmond receives $10,000 VFIC/Altria leadership scholarship
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has awarded Carlos Cotman, a University of Richmond sophomore, a $10,000 VFIC/Altria Leadership Scholarship.
Art professor Jeremy Drummond awarded Mednick Memorial Fellowship for sensory deprivation project
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).
April 4, 2012
Chemistry professor Carol Parish receives Fulbright Scholar award to study oil shale deposits in Israel
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.
April 3, 2012
Professors Stephen Long and Joseph Troncale listed in new guidebook of America's 300 best professors
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.
April 2, 2012
Biology professor Amy Treonis receives Fulbright Scholar award to teach, conduct research in Nepal
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.
March 1, 2012
Junior awarded Beckman Scholarship for research in DNA repair
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.
February 28, 2012
Jeffress Memorial Trust makes $10,000 grant to chemistry professor Kristine Nolin
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.
February 13, 2012
Ensemble-in-residence eighth blackbird wins second Grammy Award
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.”
February 10, 2012
Communications professors to discuss presidential and campaign rhetoric Feb. 23
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.
February 2, 2012
Prof. Sackley receives $37,500 grant to research and write book about American social scientists abroad
University of Richmond professor Nicole Sackley has been awarded a $37,500 Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship from the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for her studies on American social scientists who sought to modernize undeveloped parts of the post-1945 world.