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January 26, 2016
UR event to focus on why we need the humanities
The University of Richmond is hosting an upcoming lecture focusing on the importance of the humanities titled, “Generous Thinking: Why We Need the Humanities and How to Save Them.” This event will be held on Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. in Weinstein Hall’s Brown-Alley Room.
January 19, 2016
Retired Procter & Gamble executive Melanie Healey to be Robins School of Business C-Suite Conversation guest Feb. 2
Retired Procter & Gamble executive and UR alum Melanie Healey will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Feb. 2, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The event will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
January 15, 2016
UR to host lecture on permaculture and sustainability Jan. 29
University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies will host Wayne Weiseman, founder and director of The Permaculture Project, for a presentation on the basics of permaculture, plant guilds and forest gardening Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Carole Weinstein International Center Commons. Integrated Forest Gardening: An Evening with Wayne Weiseman is free and open to the public.
January 13, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon is 2016 Peple Lecture speaker
The University of Richmond will welcome Scott Simon, an internationally celebrated author and broadcaster as this year’s Peple Lecture speaker Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
January 12, 2016
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher signs American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge, reaffirms sustainability efforts
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher has signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge (ACAC).
January 11, 2016
University of Richmond biology professor awarded prestigious National Science Foundation grant for research on coral reef health
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Malcolm Hill, a University of Richmond professor of biology, a one-year grant under its Rapid Response Research program, which expedites grant applications and awards for projects of an urgent nature.
January 5, 2016
Spring schedule announced for International Film Series at UR
The University of Richmond will continue its 27th annual International Film Series with 13 new films beginning Jan. 22.
January 4, 2016
University of Richmond community celebrates MLK Day
In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, University of Richmond has planned a variety of activities inviting students, faculty and staff to honor the holiday, serve in the community and learn about civil rights in Richmond.
December 17, 2015
University of Richmond professor April Hill named as a SCHEV, Dominion Resources 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award recipient
April Hill, professor of biology and the Clarence E. Denoon Professor of Science at University of Richmond, is one of 13 recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA) from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and Dominion Resources.
December 16, 2015
University of Richmond named a 2016 'Best College Value' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance
University of Richmond has been named to “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s” list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2016. Introduced in 1998, the rankings highlight public schools, private universities and private liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost. In addition, Kiplinger has ranked the top 100 best values in each category.