News Releases

March 7, 2013
UR, VCU conference to examine educational equity in Richmond region

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education and the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies Graduate Education Program and Center for Leadership in Education will co-host a conference to discuss possibilities for advancing educational equity and excellence in Richmond area schools March 13-14.

March 5, 2013
Rafael De Sa receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair to teach, conduct research in Brazil

Rafael O. De Sá, professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a Distinguished Chair in the Fulbright Science Without Borders program in Brazil.

Dana Lascu receives Fulbright Specialist grant to work with faculty, staff and students in Mongolia

Dana Lascu, professor of marketing at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has received a Fulbright Specialist grant to work with faculty and staff of Ider University in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

March 4, 2013
Rick Mayes selected by students to speak at second annual Last Lecture Series April 1

Rick Mayes, a University of Richmond political science professor, will give his “last lecture” April 1, 7 p.m., at Jepson Alumni Center as the 2013 installment of the university’s Last Lecture Series.

February 26, 2013
University of Richmond launches 20-month campaign to raise $150 million for completion of Richmond Promise strategic plan goals

University of Richmond has launched a $150 million, 20-month campaign to complete the goals set down by its Richmond Promise strategic plan in 2009.


February 25, 2013
ChildFund CEO Anne Goddard will participate in C-Suite Conversation March 20

Anne Lynam Goddard, president and CEO of ChildFund International, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation March 20, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.

Award-winning Native American writer Sherman Alexie to perform from his work March 5

Award-winning author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will give a performance from his work at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center, March 5, 7 p.m.

National magazine honors Passport Cafe sandwich as "Sandwich of the Month" for February

Food Management Magazine has named a sandwich from the University of Richmond’s Passport Café as sandwich of the month for February.

February 21, 2013
2013 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film kicks off March 1 with 16 Latin American films

The University of Richmond’s 2013 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film will begin with a three-day festival, “Latin America in the Movies,” March 1–3. All films will be shown at Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

Performance artist, writer Holly Hughes to give performance of her work, respond to questions Feb. 26

Performance artist and writer Holly Hughes will give a performance of her works Feb. 26, 7 p.m., in the Modlin Center’s Cousins Studio Theater at the University of Richmond. A book signing will follow.