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February 5, 2016
University of Richmond student tour guides offer advice on what to ask when visiting campus; ask specific, pressing questions
The college search process is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful as prospective students and their families weigh the many higher education options. Visiting campuses in person is a key component of the search process, and the University of Richmond’s student tour guides have some great ideas on how to find the right fit. It boils down to asking meaningful questions.
Historian of early America to give lecture at University of Richmond
The University of Richmond Department of History is hosting historian Kathleen DuVal for a lecture titled, "Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution.” The event is Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., Weinstein Hall, Brown Alley Room. This lecture is free and open to the public.
February 4, 2016
UR's 'TAKE 30' spring 2016 events focus on leadership in education
The University of Richmond Downtown will host its annual TAKE 30 event, a series of 30-minute discussions that focus on questions that are important for the Richmond area, beginning Feb. 18.
University of Richmond management professor awarded grant to support research on effective design of accelerator programs
Susan Cohen, assistant professor of management in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, has received a three-year grant of $95,813 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Kevin Chidwick, CEO of Elephant Auto Insurance, to be Robins School of Business C-Suite Conversation guest Feb. 17
Elephant Auto Insurance CEO Kevin Chidwick will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Feb. 17, at 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The event will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
February 3, 2016
University of Richmond featured in Princeton Review Book, 'Colleges that Pay You Back: 2016 Edition'
University of Richmond is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price according to The Princeton Review.
February 2, 2016
University of Richmond welcomes 'Just Mercy' author Bryan Stevenson as 2015-16 One Book, One Richmond keynote speaker
The University of Richmond will host Bryan Stevenson, author of “Just Mercy,” as this year’s One Book, One Richmond keynote speaker on Feb. 29 from 6-7 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts, Camp Concert Hall. A reception and book signing will follow the event in Booth Lobby.
January 29, 2016
University of Richmond celebrates 11th annual ChinaFest Feb. 11-14
ChinaFest, an annual Richmond festival that promotes better understanding and goodwill between the United States and China, will be held Feb. 11-14. ChinaFest includes a wide variety of discussions and arts-related events, which are free and open to the public.
January 27, 2016
UR to host one night of 6th annual RVA Environmental Film Festival
University of Richmond is hosting one night of the 6th annual RVA Environmental Film Festival, which aims to raise awareness for important environmental issues that affect the Richmond area, the nation and the planet through film screenings. UR will host two film screenings on Feb. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
January 26, 2016
University of Richmond Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey remains positive, sales likely to increase
The fourth quarter 2015 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs continues to show optimism among chief executives in central Virginia with 73 percent of respondents expecting sales to increase over the next six months. Approximately a third of respondents expect capital spending to increase.