News Releases

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.
Junior studies learning and memory with summer fellowship
University of Richmond junior Robby Heler of Turda, Romania, received a 2010 summer research fellowship from the American Physiological Association.
September 24, 2010
Biology professor receives VFIC Mednick Fellowship
Linda Boland, biology professor at the University of Richmond, has received a 2010 Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Fellowship for excellence and innovation from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.
September 23, 2010
Professor studying in Peru under Fulbright Scholar award
David Salisbury, assistant professor of geography, environmental studies and international studies at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar award to teach and conduct research in Peru.
September 22, 2010
First two of five Beckman Scholars named
The University of Richmond has named seniors Andrew Massaro of Medford, N.J., and Sally Fisher of Nashville, Tenn., the first two of five 2010 Beckman scholars.
Woody Holton to discuss book "Abigail Adams"
Award-winning historian and author Woody Holton will discuss his book, "Abigail Adams," Oct. 3 at 2:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond.
September 15, 2010
Noted physicist to discuss night sky
Physicist Persis Dress, director of the Standord Linear Accelerator Center, will discuss "What We Know (and What We Don't Know) about the Night Sky" Sept. 15.
Writers Series includes poets, essayists, short-story writers
Poets Linh Dinh and Sabrina Orah Mark opened the University of Richmond's English Department Writers Series Sept. 14