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November 14, 2014
'Draw Back the Curtain' film successfully premieres; project exhibit and future documentary showings available to the community
Jewish Family Services and University of Richmond Hillel released “Draw Back the Curtain,” a feature-length documentary film detailing the Richmond community’s role in resettling 800 refugees from the former Soviet Union in the late 1980s. The film premiered at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond on Nov. 10 to an audience of more than 500 people.
November 13, 2014
University of Richmond student wins Business Pitch Competition with app for exploratory craft beer drinkers
Nick Creegan won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with an app that crowdsources recommendations to facilitate the exploration of craft beer. The win comes with $3,500 and an opportunity to pitch the product to local angel investors who might help his team, which includes Dillon Kerr, a senior at Connecticut College, take the app to the marketplace.
November 10, 2014
Tom McInerney, president and CEO of Genworth Financial, to be C-Suite Conversation guest Nov. 19
Tom McInerney, president and CEO of Genworth Financial, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 19, at 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Holiday tradition at University of Richmond continues; annual 'Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols' to be held Dec. 7
University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy, in partnership with the Department of Music, will hold the 41st annual “Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols” Dec. 7 in Cannon Memorial Chapel. Two identical community services will be offered, one at 5 p.m., and again at 8 p.m.
November 5, 2014
Marshall Center hosts talks on leadership and economics from scholars' perspectives
The John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship will host several experts in the coming months who will share their views on preserving individual freedoms, self-interest and leading from behind.
October 31, 2014
Students 'twist and shout' to learn about 1960s rock music
Rock music was something raw and rebellious 50 years ago, and now it is the subject of an in-depth course at the University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
October 27, 2014
University of Richmond reminds community to be responsible cybercitizens; October is National Cyber Security Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the same guidelines provided to University of Richmond students also benefit the community.
October 24, 2014
Upcoming University of Richmond program to focus on bullying; not only a problem in the classroom, but also in society
Bullying does not just happen in the classroom. That is the message that activist and educator Dena Simmons is hoping to convey during an upcoming program at the University of Richmond. Simmons will present “Bullying: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” on Oct. 28, 6 p.m., Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room (third floor) on the campus.
October 22, 2014
Carol A. Smith, vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Harper's BAZAAR, to be Robins Executive Speaker Series guest
Carol A. Smith, vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Harper’s BAZAAR, will share her thoughts on surviving and succeeding in the magazine world, including her path to Harper’s BAZAAR. During her time with the magazine she has made sweeping changes to the brand, including establishing the magazine’s niche position as the arbiter of modern luxury. She will speak at the University of Richmond as a Robins School of Business Executive Speaker Series guest. The event will be held on Oct. 30, 6-7 p.m., in the Robins School’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Law professor honored for inspiring students to create change
Ann Hodges, professor of law at the University of Richmond, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. This national award was created to recognize academic faculty who have inspired former students to dedicate their work to the betterment of their community. Hodges was nominated by Victor Narro, a former student who became a prominent immigrants’ rights advocate.