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October 16, 2014
Experts to discuss lethal injection and death penalty during upcoming University of Richmond School of Law symposium
America's death penalty is a hot and controversial topic. Botched executions and untested lethal injection protocols have been making headlines. The 2014 Allen Chair Symposium, “Lethal Injection, Politics and the Future of the Death Penalty” brings together a diverse group of individuals – all experts with a unique viewpoint on the death penalty – to share their expertise and spark a thoughtful, engaging conversation with each other and the audience.
October 15, 2014
'Trick or Treat Street' Returns to University of Richmond Oct. 26
Halloween is just around the corner, but there’s no reason to be spooked. Bring your tiny ghosts and ghouls to the University of Richmond’s 16th annual “Trick or Treat Street.” This community-wide service event will be held Oct. 26 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Westhampton Green on Keller Road, which is off of College Road. Parking will be available on Crenshaw Way, outside the Jepson Alumni Center. Local families will be able to enjoy food, magicians, games and contests presented by costume-clad University of Richmond students.
Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey shows highest level of optimism in four years
The third quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds strong optimism among chief executives in central Virginia. The survey’s Economic Outlook Index, launched in mid-2010, reached an all-time high this quarter.
October 14, 2014
Hiter Harris, co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., to be C-Suite Conversation guest Oct. 28
Hiter Harris, co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., will participate in a C-Suite Conversation 8 a.m., Oct. 28 at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
Malala Fund co-founder and global ambassador Shiza Shahid will speak at University of Richmond Oct. 19
At 17, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. The Malala Fund is an organization representing this young Pakistani activist, who was shot by the Taliban for her campaign for girls’ education. The organization uses a girl-centric approach to educate and support the Fund’s goal of creating a world where every girl reaches her true potential. Shiza Shahid, the co-founder and global ambassador of the Malala Fund, will speak as part of the Richmond Scholars Program Sharp Viewpoint Speaker Series 7 p.m., Oct. 19.
October 13, 2014
Women and Leadership Conference Celebrates 100 years of Westhampton College at University of Richmond
An executive of Procter & Gamble and a cartoonist with The New Yorker will be keynote speakers as part of the centennial celebration of Westhampton College and its continued focus on developing women as scholars and leaders.
October 9, 2014
Students to explore many facets of Richmond during fall break
A group of University of Richmond students will spend their fall break exploring the sights, sounds and people of their city this weekend.
October 8, 2014
Department of History presents Freeman lecture series this fall
The University of Richmond's Department of History 2014-15 Douglas Southall Freeman Professor, Colin Jones, will present two lectures this fall.
October 1, 2014
Lecture focusing on tensions in Asia and Europe to be held Oct. 14
Dr. Yu-shan Wu, considered one of the most accomplished professors in the Chinese-speaking world, will lecture on, “Tensions in East Asia and Eastern Europe: A Global Perspective” at the University of Richmond Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall.
September 29, 2014