Environmental justice advocate Ikal Angelei will discuss her work to help preserve the environmental integrity of Lake Turkana, a World Heritage Site in East Africa, at the University of Richmond Sept. 18, 7 p.m.
The 810 freshmen who arrived for orientation at the University of Richmond Aug. 21 comprised one of the most highly qualified classes in the university’s history, admitted from a pool of more than 9,800 applicants.
Shawn Boyer, founder and chairman of the board of Snagajob, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Sept. 11, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
A traveling exhibition, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13. Events associated with the exhibition will include public lectures and a panel discussion.
The Princeton Review, the college guidebook and test preparation publisher, has selected the University of Richmond for a profile in its 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges.”
A $10 million lead gift by alumni Paul and Anne-Marie Queally, bolstered by multiple leadership gifts from others, has helped University of Richmond raise more than $12 million that the university plans to use toward a new center for admission and career services, a key component of its Fulfilling the Promise fundraising campaign.
John McAuliff, a University of Richmond rising senior from Irvington, N.Y., has been selected for a summer internship at the White House, where he is working in the Office of Communications.
Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their parents to their campuses July 29 – Aug. 3 during the annual Virginia Private College Week sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).
Edward L. Ayers, historian of the American South and president and professor of history at the University of Richmond, received the 2012 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama in a July 10 ceremony at the White House East Room.
Gayle Goodson Butler of Des Moines, Iowa, has been elected president of the University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA). A 1973 Richmond graduate, she is editor-in-chief of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and executive vice president and creative content leader of Meredith Corp.’s National Media Group.