News Releases

April 4, 2013
Former Duke University president Nan Keohane to speak about leadership types April 15

Nannerl (Nan) Keohane, former president of Duke University and Wellesley College, will speak on types of leadership April 15, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.

Senior Sherzel Smith wins $10,000 Projects for Peace award to assist two villages in Ghana
The Projects for Peace competition has awarded a $10,000 grant to Sherzel Smith, a University of Richmond senior from the Bahamas, to help revitalize community farms and provide health services in two villages in Ghana.
Former Czech Republic president Václav Klaus to discuss the economic crisis and Hayek influence April 12
Václav Klaus, the former president of the Czech Republic, will speak about challenges of the 2008-09 financial crisis April 12, 5:30 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Camp Concert Hall.
March 28, 2013
Alaskan composer John Luther Adams to bring "Inuksuit" to campus; 99 percussionists will perform

Alaskan composer John Luther Adams will bring his monumental, ecological “Inuksuit” to the University of Richmond April 21 in commemoration of Earth Day. Written for 99 percussionists, “Inuksuit” is designed for outdoor performance.

March 26, 2013
Environmental sustainability workshop to promote sustainable design, living for educators, designers, non-profit leaders, school officials April 17
Using sustainable design and native plants in landscaping, and implementing sustainable living, will be the topics of an Educational and Sustainable Design Workshop sponsored University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies on April 17.
March 25, 2013
Jeffrey Lacker, economists to discuss public investment at April 9 Global Society of Fellows conference

Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, chief economist for Ford Motor Company, and Richard Vague, managing partner of Gabriel Investments, are among featured speakers at the Global Society of Fellows conference April 9 at the University of Richmond.

March 22, 2013
Film scholar will analyze director David Lynch's set design and cinematic style at March 27 lecture

Justus Nieland, a film scholar and expert on David Lynch, will analyze the famed director’s set design and cinematic style March 27 as part of the University of Richmond’s 2013 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film.

March 20, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek magazine ranks Robins School of Business No. 17 overall among American undergraduate business programs

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond's Robins School of Business No. 17 overall on its 2013 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.

March 19, 2013
4th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear cases at Law School's Merhige Moot Courtroom March 20

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in three cases at University of Richmond’s School of Law on March 20.

March 15, 2013
University named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for sixth time

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named University of Richmond to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.