Bloomberg Businessweek has named Joe Hoyle, professor of accounting at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, one of America’s favorite undergraduate business professors for the second time. The magazine selected 10 professors most often mentioned as favorites by students in a recent survey.
In 1992, the University of Richmond hosted the first presidential debate that used a town-hall format. A group of debate experts, including 1992 debate moderator Carole Simpson, will discuss that debate’s importance and impact on politics Oct. 18, 5 p.m. at the University of Richmond’s Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room.
Alan Wurtzel, former CEO of Circuit City Stores, will speak about his experiences leading a consumer electronics and appliances organization, Oct. 17, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
In order to achieve the objectives established in our April 2011 athletic strategic plan, the University of Richmond athletic department is adding men’s lacrosse as an NCAA Division I intercollegiate sport.
A new study published online in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice demonstrates the importance of presentation skills to the success of entrepreneurs seeking funding from potential investors.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $222,750 grant to Omar Quintero, assistant professor of biology at the University of Richmond. The grant will cover much of two years salary for Quintero and a post-baccalaureate researcher. The university will provide the balance of the salaries as well as lab start-up funds.
Succeeding in the financial services industry offers unique challenges for women. A panel of four women will explore those challenges in a discussion of leadership, professional experience in the industry and achieving work/life balance at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Oct. 3, 6 p.m.
The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) program has selected April Hill, associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond, as a Vision and Change Leadership Fellow.
Elena Kagan, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will visit the University of Richmond School of Law Sept. 20, 3 p.m., for a wide-ranging conversation with Dean Wendy Perdue before an audience of law students, faculty and invited guests.
A former Cuban first deputy minister of foreign affairs will visit classes and give a public lecture at the University of Richmond Sept. 19.