Zadie Smith, an award-winning British novelist and short-story writer, will read from and speak about her work on Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Brown-Alley Room in Weinstein Hall.
John Agresto, former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, will speak about efforts to revitalize higher education in that war-torn country and on the future of higher education around the world at the University of Richmond Nov. 22.
Wall Street executives will share their experiences in the financial management sector and answer audience questions about the state of the U.S. financial climate during “The Word on Wall Street” Nov. 21, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Adnan Hajizada, a 2005 University of Richmond graduate, will discuss: “From Resident Assistant to ‘Hooligan’: Richmond Alumnus and What Lies Ahead for His Country,” Nov. 22, 3 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.
University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University students have collaborated to publish essays, artwork and short films about digital culture in an online journal, Digital America.
University of Richmond professor David Kitchen has published a textbook, “Global Climate Change: Turning Knowledge into Action,” about the risks of climate change.
Lori Arviso Alvord, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a member of the Navajo Indian tribe, will speak at the University of Richmond on “The Healing Properties of Navajo ceremonies,” Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated University of Richmond a StormReady Supporter.
Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.
Stanton McComb, president of McKesson Medical-Surgical, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.