News Releases

November 18, 2013
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 1 and No. 2 in two surveys measuring study abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

Lakeview Hall receives LEED Silver certification; fifth building on campus to receive sustainability rating
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Silver certification to the University of Richmond’s Lakeview Hall. It is the fifth building on campus to be verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.
November 14, 2013
Five student teams advance to Business Pitch Competition finals Nov. 18; winner to receive $3,500
Five student teams will test their entrepreneurial skills Nov. 18, in the final round of the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition.
November 13, 2013
Office of the Chaplaincy, Music Department plan Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols Dec. 8

The University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy, in partnership with the Department of Music, will hold the 40th annual Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols Dec. 8, at 5 and 8 p.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel.

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.