In 1992, the University of Richmond hosted the first presidential debate that used a town-hall format. A group of debate experts, including 1992 debate moderator Carole Simpson, will discuss that debate’s importance and impact on politics Oct. 18, 5 p.m. at the University of Richmond’s Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room.
In order to achieve the objectives established in our April 2011 athletic strategic plan, the University of Richmond athletic department is adding men’s lacrosse as an NCAA Division I intercollegiate sport.
A new study published online in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice demonstrates the importance of presentation skills to the success of entrepreneurs seeking funding from potential investors.
Succeeding in the financial services industry offers unique challenges for women. A panel of four women will explore those challenges in a discussion of leadership, professional experience in the industry and achieving work/life balance at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Oct. 3, 6 p.m.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $222,750 grant to Omar Quintero, assistant professor of biology at the University of Richmond. The grant will cover much of two years salary for Quintero and a post-baccalaureate researcher. The university will provide the balance of the salaries as well as lab start-up funds.
The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) program has selected April Hill, associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond, as a Vision and Change Leadership Fellow.
Elena Kagan, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will visit the University of Richmond School of Law Sept. 20, 3 p.m., for a wide-ranging conversation with Dean Wendy Perdue before an audience of law students, faculty and invited guests.
The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus will stop at the University of Richmond Forum Sept. 11 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. as part of its Road to the White House tour.
A former Cuban first deputy minister of foreign affairs will visit classes and give a public lecture at the University of Richmond Sept. 19.
Scott Wallace, who has written widely about indigenous tribes of the Amazon, will discuss “Speaking for Those Who Cannot Speak for Themselves: How to Protect the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes” Sept. 12 as part of the University of Richmond’s Global Environment Speaker Series. He will speak at 5 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 118. The event is free and open to the public.