Emily McFadden, a University of Richmond junior and biochemistry and molecular biology major from Patchogue, N.Y., has been selected as a Beckman Scholar for 2012-13.
University of Richmond students are hosting a fundraising gala March 25 at the Science Museum of Virginia to raise $25,000 for a water purification system in a Dominican Republic village.
Kristine Nolin, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a continuation grant from the Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust of Richmond to supplement her initial grant for research on the synthesis of organic materials.
This event has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of the university.
Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki will speak at “Japan’s Earthquake: A Year in Review,” a March 13 memorial to victims of the 2011 disaster and academic forum on the progress of rebuilding to be held at the University of Richmond.
University of Richmond Police Department will host a public hearing March 5, 6 p.m., at Jepson Hall 118 as part of its assessment for professional accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).
Charles S. Luck IV, president and chief executive officer of Luck Companies, will be the guest at a C-Suite Conversation March 22 at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
University of Richmond has been awarded a four-star rating from the Campus Climate Index, a division of Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization promoting LGBT-friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.
The University of Richmond’s ensemble-in-residence, eighth blackbird, captured its second Grammy Award Feb. 12. The group won in the category Best Small Ensemble Performance for a recording of Steven Mackey’s “Lonely Motels – Music from Slide.”
University of Richmond sophomore John McAuliff of Irvington, N.Y., has won the 2011 College Blogging Scholarship, a $10,000 prize awarded by CollegeScholarships.org to the best college blog of the year.