News Releases

September 16, 2013
Law School student and Marine Corps officer wins scholarship from The Tillman Foundation

Greg Collins, a second year student at the University of Richmond School of Law and active-duty Marine Corps officer, was awarded a prestigious Tillman Military Scholarship.

Prof. Barney to receive outstanding dissertation award from National Communication Association

Timothy Barney, assistant professor of rhetoric and communication studies at the University of Richmond, will receive the Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Communication Association.

September 11, 2013
U.S. News & World Report ranks UR's Robins School of Business in top 20 for international business
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" guide has ranked University of Richmond's Robins School of Business No. 20 on its list of best undergraduate international business programs.
Hallmark executive David Hall to be Robins School's first 2013-14 Executive Speaker Sept. 26

 David E. Hall, president of Hallmark North America and corporate officer at Hallmark Cards Inc., will open the 2013–14 Robins Executive Speaker Series Sept. 26.

September 10, 2013
U.S. News again ranks Richmond in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges at No. 25; also on "best buys" and "up-and-coming" lists
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" guide has ranked University of Richmond No. 25 on its list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. Richmond tied with The College of the Holy Cross, Oberlin, Scripps and the Air Force Academy.
September 9, 2013
Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum to feature talk Sept. 25 by Michael Sandel on moral limits of markets

One of the world’s leading authorities on morality and economics will discuss “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets” at the 2013 Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum at the University of Richmond Sept. 25.

September 4, 2013
Gabara's vision of internationalizing Richmond has transformed campus culture

The woman who emerged from behind the Iron Curtain to make international study a hallmark of a University of Richmond education retired Sept. 1.

Cultural transformation is focus of 2013-14 Jepson Leadership Forum
An award-winning playwright and a TV critic for The New Yorker are among speakers for the 2013–14 Jepson Leadership Forum titled “Culture Shock: The Art of Leading Society.”
August 30, 2013
Office of Alumni and Career Services hires associate, assistant directors

University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Sandy Turnage as associate director for employer relationship management, Ashleigh Brock as assistant director for advising undergraduate students, and Tonya Osmond as assistant director for advising alumni and degree-seeking students in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS).

August 27, 2013
Environmental justice speaker to discuss Lake Turkana preservation

Environmental justice advocate Ikal Angelei will discuss her work to help preserve the environmental integrity of Lake Turkana, a World Heritage Site in East Africa, at the University of Richmond Sept. 18, 7 p.m.