News Releases

January 26, 2011
6th Annual ChinaFest to feature five contemporary Chinese films, plus art exhibits, family day and "Fresh Views of China" panel
The 6th Annual ChinaFest of films, art, a panel discussion and family fun day takes place Jan. 28 and 30, and Feb. 3-6 in Richmond.
January 19, 2011
Novelist Danzy Senna to read, discuss her work
American novelist and memoirist Danzy Senna will read and discuss her work at the University of Richmond Feb. 23.
January 6, 2011
Heroes book talk scheduled for Jan. 25
Two University of Richmond psychologists will discuss heroes -- what characteristics they possess, why they are special to us and how they win our admiration -- at a book talk Jan. 25.
December 21, 2010
Professors compile Heroes of Year list
Thirty-three men's bravery and endurance and the teamwork and technology needed to save them captivated the world for 70 days.
November 29, 2010
Michael C. Leopold, associate professor of chemistry, receives Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Michael C. Leopold, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar-Award for 2010.
October 28, 2010
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranks University of Richmond high on its 2010-11 list of best values in private higher education
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranks University of Richmond No. 14 on its 2010-11 list of 100 best values among private universities for delivering "a high-quality education at an affordable price."
October 25, 2010
Short-story writer will read and give talk Nov. 4
American short-story writer Deborah Eisenberg will read and discuss her work at the University of Richmond Nov. 4.
October 22, 2010
Justice Antonin Scalia is Orator-in-Residence
Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court will give a keynote luncheon address titled, "Do words Matter?" at the University of Richmond Nov. 19.
September 30, 2010
Woody Holton is finalist for Library of Virginia award
Woody Holton, University of Richmond associate professor of history and American studies, is one of three finalists for the Library of Virginia's Literary Award in the nonfiction category.
September 28, 2010
Weinstein-Rosenthal Lecture to feature "star preacher"
The Rev. Dr. Peter Gomes, named a "star preacher" by Time magazine and recognized as one of the most outstanding preachers in the English-speaking world, will deliver the 24th annual Weinstein-Rosenthal Lecture at the University of Richmond Oct. 25.