The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the University of Richmond $750,000 to assist a Peruvian university in the Amazon to better prepare students and faculty to improve biodiversity conservation and sustainability in the Amazon rainforest.
University of Richmond students will don costumes, help decorate pumpkins, paint faces and lead games as they host area families at Trick or Treat Street Oct. 27, from 12:30–4:30 p.m. on Westhampton Green.
“Lincoln in Richmond: 1865 and 2011” will be the topic of a panel discussion Oct. 24, 12 p.m., at University of Richmond Downtown, 626 E. Broad St.
A panel of business leaders and University of Richmond faculty members will discuss “Women, Leadership and Leaning In,” Oct. 24, 6 p.m., at the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Cultural critic Giles Gunn will discuss the influence of culture on everything from foreign policy and economics to how we view others at University of Richmond, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., at Jepson Alumni Center.
Award-winning storyteller and sociologist Kimberly Dark will discuss the history and current condition of income and wealth distribution in America at the University of Richmond Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
A former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See and a former chancellor and provost at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, are among the speakers for the 2013–14 Marshall Center Lecture Series.
Edward L. Ayers, award-winning author, professor of history and president of the University of Richmond, will deliver the opening lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition that will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13.
Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Oct. 9, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
Virginia gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe will hold separate conversations with University of Richmond President Ed Ayers at The Modlin Center’s Alice Jepson Theatre Oct. 10.