Award-winning author Courtney E. Martin will speak about “Taking Back Our Bodies, Our Media, Our Lives” Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond. She will speak in Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room. The program is part of the WILL and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies lecture series and is free and open to the public.
College guide publisher The Princeton Review has selected University of Richmond for its 2013 list of 75 best value private colleges, praising the combination of academic opportunities of a large research university and advantages of a small liberal arts college.
Randy Barnett, professor of constitutional law at Georgetown University Law Center, will deliver a talk, “Who Won the Health Care Case (And Why Did So Many Law Professors Miss the Boat?)” Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m., in Jepson Hall 118 as part of the 2012-13 Marshall Center Lecture Series.
University of Richmond will host the fifth annual Connecting Women of Color Conference Feb. 15 for area college students to exchange information through interaction with each other and a variety of speakers.
UR Downtown, the site of several community-based programs of the University of Richmond and the Richmond on Broad café, will become more visible to pedestrians and drivers when a new sign is installed Jan. 23 on the building at 626 E. Broad St. The sign and an endowment for additional programming at UR Downtown are being funded by a gift of $825,000 from Rob Blandford and his wife, Nancy Everett.
David E. Hall, president of Hallmark North America and corporate officer at Hallmark Cards, Inc., will speak as part of the Robins Executive Speaker Series Jan. 31, 6 – 8 p.m., in the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
The fourth quarter CEO Economic Outlook survey produced by University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds the overall outlook index of top executives has dropped compared to the previous quarter.
Clifford Orwin, professor of political science, classics and Jewish studies at the University of Toronto and author of “The Humanity of Thucydides,” will speak as part of the University of Richmond’s Marshall Center Lecture Series Jan. 25, 4:30 p.m., in Jepson Hall, Room 118.
Neighbors of University of Richmond now have access to emergency alert messages sent by the university’s emergency notification system.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) a three-year, $750,000 grant to begin developing a digital atlas of American history.