News Releases

November 21, 2013
Law student to receive Marine Commandant's Trophy during halftime of football game Nov. 23

United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kevin McCann, a law student at the University of Richmond, will receive the Commandant’s Trophy in a ceremony Nov. 23 during halftime at the football game in Robins Stadium, which begins at 4 p.m.

November 20, 2013
Product to keep fly fishermen's lines untangled wins top prize in Business Pitch Competition
Lauren Grainger, who grew up fly-fishing with her family in Wyoming, won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with a product designed to keep anglers’ lines untangled.
IIE ranks University of Richmond first and second in Open Doors surveys of students studying abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 18, 2013
Lakeview Hall receives LEED Silver certification; fifth building on campus to receive sustainability rating
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Silver certification to the University of Richmond’s Lakeview Hall. It is the fifth building on campus to be verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 1 and No. 2 in two surveys measuring study abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 14, 2013
Five student teams advance to Business Pitch Competition finals Nov. 18; winner to receive $3,500
Five student teams will test their entrepreneurial skills Nov. 18, in the final round of the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition.
November 13, 2013
Office of the Chaplaincy, Music Department plan Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols Dec. 8

The University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy, in partnership with the Department of Music, will hold the 40th annual Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols Dec. 8, at 5 and 8 p.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel.

Award-winning British author Zadie Smith to read, discuss her work Nov. 21
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.
November 12, 2013
Former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq to speak as part of Marshall Center Lecture Series

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.

November 11, 2013
Wall Street executives to discuss U.S. financial climate at "Word on Wall Street" Nov. 21

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.