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May 5, 2014
Campus entrance at River Road and UR Drive to close May 13 through summer
The River Road entrance to the University of Richmond at UR Drive will be closed May 13 through summer 2014 to all vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
April 25, 2014
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute names Peggy Watson as director
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Richmond has named Henrico County resident Margaret (Peggy) Watson as director.
April 24, 2014
Religious studies professor receives competitive NEH grant to research early Christian martyr texts
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded University of Richmond professor Stephanie Cobb a $6,000 summer stipend grant to support her work for a book about early Christian martyr texts.
April 23, 2014
University adds eight members to Career Services Advisory Council; they will consult on career best practices
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has named eight new members to serve on its 16-member Career Services Advisory Council.
April 22, 2014
Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Forum Magazine with second-place best magazine award
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Forum Magazine, the University of Richmond’s student-produced magazine, Second Place Finalist for “Best Student Magazine” in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.
Jacquelyn Fetrow appointed University of Richmond provost and vice president for academic affairs
The University of Richmond has announced the appointment of Jacquelyn S. Fetrow as the university’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.
April 17, 2014
University hires Cynthia Price as director of media and public relations
The University of Richmond has hired Cynthia Price as director of media and public relations, effective April 14.
The Princeton Review names Richmond a "green" college in recognition of environmental initiatives
The Princeton Review has named the University of Richmond a “green” college for 2014. The college guidebook publisher annually recognizes colleges for environmental initiatives in construction, energy conservation and recycling.
April 16, 2014
University of Richmond Police, DEA to partner April 26 to collect outdated or unneeded prescription drugs
The University of Richmond Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect outdated or unneeded prescription drugs April 26 at Tyler Haynes Commons, second floor, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
April 14, 2014
Senior wins $10,000 grant from Projects for Peace to assist library in Brazil with current projects and future funding
Projects for Peace has awarded a $10,000 grant to University of Richmond senior Jhewel Fernandez of Brooklyn, N.Y., to assist a library in Brazil print books, connect to the Internet and sponsor workshops for local citizens.