News Releases

November 13, 2013
Award-winning British author Zadie Smith to read, discuss her work Nov. 21
Zadie Smith, an award-winning British novelist and short-story writer, will read from and speak about her work on Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Brown-Alley Room in Weinstein Hall.
November 12, 2013
Former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq to speak as part of Marshall Center Lecture Series

John Agresto, former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, will speak about efforts to revitalize higher education in that war-torn country and on the future of higher education around the world at the University of Richmond Nov. 22.

November 11, 2013
Wall Street executives to discuss U.S. financial climate at "Word on Wall Street" Nov. 21

Wall Street executives will share their experiences in the financial management sector and answer audience questions about the state of the U.S. financial climate during “The Word on Wall Street” Nov. 21, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

November 6, 2013
2005 graduate Adnan Hajizada to recall time in Azerbaijani prison and what lies ahead for his country

Adnan Hajizada, a 2005 University of Richmond graduate, will discuss: “From Resident Assistant to ‘Hooligan’: Richmond Alumnus and What Lies Ahead for His Country,” Nov. 22, 3 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.

November 5, 2013
Richmond and VCU students collaborate to create Digital America website to showcase Millenials' perspectives

University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University students have collaborated to publish essays, artwork and short films about digital culture in an online journal, Digital America. 

November 1, 2013
David Kitchen explores risks and impact of global climate change in new textbook

University of Richmond professor David Kitchen has published a textbook, “Global Climate Change: Turning Knowledge into Action,” about the risks of climate change.

Healing properties of Navajo ceremonies to be discussed by University of Arizona associate dean

Lori Arviso Alvord, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a member of the Navajo Indian tribe, will speak at the University of Richmond on “The Healing Properties of Navajo ceremonies,” Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. 

National Weather Service designates University of Richmond as a StormReady Supporter

The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated University of Richmond a StormReady Supporter. 

October 29, 2013
Christy Coleman will discuss Lincoln's divided legacy in Richmond at final lecture for Lincoln exhibit

Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.

McKesson Medical-Surgical president to participate in C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12
Stanton McComb, president of McKesson Medical-Surgical, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.