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March 4, 2016
UR to host bestselling author of 'The Butler: A Witness to History'
The University of Richmond will host a talk by Wil Haygood on March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts, Alice Jepson Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.
March 3, 2016
UR hosts Q-Summit conference for LGBTQ youth leaders
LGBTQ youth leaders from across the south will come together at the University of Richmond on March 26 for a one-day conference called Q-Summit, which focuses on LGBTQ and racial justice organizing. The event is designed for youth ages 17 to 25 who are engaged in LGBTQ work or are interested in connecting to ongoing efforts in their area.
March 2, 2016
University of Richmond to host lecture by Alicia Garza, activist and co-creator of the Black Lives Matter movement
University of Richmond will host a lecture focusing on Black Lives Matter by the movement’s co-creator, Alicia Garza. The event is March 22 at 4 p.m. in Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room. It is free and open to the public.
March 1, 2016
Media Tip Sheet: University of Richmond faculty experts 2016 Presidential Campaign
University of Richmond faculty members are available to share their expertise on the 2016 Presidential Campaign, including key issues and topics important to voters.
February 22, 2016
D. Scott Showalter, professor of practice at NC State, to be Robins School of Business Watts Lectureship guest March. 3
D. Scott Showalter, a University of Richmond alum and professor of practice in the accounting department at North Carolina State University, is the keynote speaker for the annual Stanley S. Watts Lectureship.
February 19, 2016
Two University of Richmond biology professors awarded National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research project
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded two University of Richmond biology professors, Malcolm Hill and April Hill, a three-year grant for a collaborative research project titled, “Evaluating the Molecular Genetic Pathways Responsible for Stable Host:Symbiont Interactions in Sponge:Algal Associations.”
February 18, 2016
University of Richmond debuts among Peace Corps' 2016 'Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities'
University of Richmond ranks No. 14 in the nation among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
February 17, 2016
National Park Service funds professor's research at two historical sites
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service has awarded a $69,898 grant to Todd Lookingbill, Department of Geography and the Environment chair and associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond.
February 16, 2016
University of Richmond receives gold recognition for fit-friendly worksite by the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association awarded the University of Richmond with recognition as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite.
Inaugural Ryland Symposium March 1 features discussion of how World War I shaped a legacy for civil liberties and civil rights
University of Richmond is hosting the first Ryland Symposium, which will focus on the legacy of World War I for civil rights and liberties. The event will be held March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 118. History professor Eric Yellin will moderate.