The Princeton Review, publisher of test prep programs and college guide books, has selected the University of Richmond for its 2012 list of 75 best value private colleges.
Award-winning professors of communication Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson will speak about presidential and campaign rhetoric, Feb. 23, 4:30 p.m., in Tyler Haynes Commons at the University of Richmond.
Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center and pubisher of Colorlines.com, will discuss “Renewing America: Race, Immigration and Economic Justice in the 21st Century” Feb. 22, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond, Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Michael Suarez, an authority on the history of books, will discuss “Old Books, Digital Books and the Future of Libraries,” in the 2012 Peple Lecture Feb. 26, 2 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Diana Burkett as communications manager and promoted Katybeth Lee to the new position of manager of internship programs.
A leading scholar of the American Revolution, Pauline Maier, will discuss “Ratification of the U.S. Constitution: The Book, the Story and Why We Should Care” Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Hall, Room 120.
University of Richmond professor Nicole Sackley has been awarded a $37,500 Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship from the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for her studies on American social scientists who sought to modernize undeveloped parts of the post-1945 world.
Joan Williams, a gender and work-family issues expert, will discuss “Wise Women Speak: Powerful Career Tips from Powerful Career Women” Feb. 9, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
University of Richmond has received more than 10,000 applications for 765 seats in its freshman class entering next fall.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has named Douglas A. Hicks, professor of leadership studies and religion in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, the recipient of a 2012 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award.