Using sustainable design and native plants in landscaping, and implementing sustainable living, will be the topics of an Educational and Sustainable Design Workshop sponsored University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies on April 17.
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education and the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies Graduate Education Program and Center for Leadership in Education will co-host a conference to discuss possibilities for advancing educational equity and excellence in Richmond area schools March 13-14.
Susan Stamberg, special correspondent and former anchor of for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” will speak about her award-winning broadcasting career at the annual Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education Nov. 13 at the University of Richmond.
University of Richmond students will don costumes, help decorate pumpkins, paint faces and lead games as they host area families at Trick or Treat Street Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Westhampton Green.
The University of Richmond will offer a course and workshop June 18-22 to examine the 25 most critical global sustainability challenges.
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.
James Ryan, a scholar and law professor who has examined the lingering effects of segregation by comparing two Richmond-area high schools, will speak about his book "Five Miles Away: A World Apart," March 24.
Joan Oates of Richmond, Va., has made a gift to the University of Richmond's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) to endow a summer institute that helps teachers learn to integrate the arts into the K-12 curriculum.
American short-story writer Deborah Eisenberg will read and discuss her work at the University of Richmond Nov. 4.