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October 31, 2014
Students 'twist and shout' to learn about 1960s rock music
Rock music was something raw and rebellious 50 years ago, and now it is the subject of an in-depth course at the University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
October 27, 2014
University of Richmond reminds community to be responsible cybercitizens; October is National Cyber Security Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the same guidelines provided to University of Richmond students also benefit the community.
October 24, 2014
Upcoming University of Richmond program to focus on bullying; not only a problem in the classroom, but also in society
Bullying does not just happen in the classroom. That is the message that activist and educator Dena Simmons is hoping to convey during an upcoming program at the University of Richmond. Simmons will present “Bullying: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” on Oct. 28, 6 p.m., Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room (third floor) on the campus.
October 22, 2014
Carol A. Smith, vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Harper's BAZAAR, to be Robins Executive Speaker Series guest
Carol A. Smith, vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Harper’s BAZAAR, will share her thoughts on surviving and succeeding in the magazine world, including her path to Harper’s BAZAAR. During her time with the magazine she has made sweeping changes to the brand, including establishing the magazine’s niche position as the arbiter of modern luxury. She will speak at the University of Richmond as a Robins School of Business Executive Speaker Series guest. The event will be held on Oct. 30, 6-7 p.m., in the Robins School’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Law professor honored for inspiring students to create change
Ann Hodges, professor of law at the University of Richmond, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award. This national award was created to recognize academic faculty who have inspired former students to dedicate their work to the betterment of their community. Hodges was nominated by Victor Narro, a former student who became a prominent immigrants’ rights advocate.
October 20, 2014
University of Richmond Law students think pink; upcoming project to benefit breast cancer patients
A bagel break may just change the life of a woman recently diagnosed with cancer.
October 16, 2014
Experts to discuss lethal injection and death penalty during upcoming University of Richmond School of Law symposium
America's death penalty is a hot and controversial topic. Botched executions and untested lethal injection protocols have been making headlines. The 2014 Allen Chair Symposium, “Lethal Injection, Politics and the Future of the Death Penalty” brings together a diverse group of individuals – all experts with a unique viewpoint on the death penalty – to share their expertise and spark a thoughtful, engaging conversation with each other and the audience.
School of Law presents 'Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System"
Would a modern jury sentence Jesus to death? University of Richmond School of Law will explore the death penalty and the relationship between underprivileged populations and the criminal justice system in its program, “Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System.” This mock trial will take place from 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 28, at the University of Richmond School of Law Moot Courtroom. The event is co-hosted by the Christian Law Fellowship, the J. Reuben Clark Society, the St. Thomas More Society and the Muslim Law Society.
University of Richmond's Robins School of Business professor elected to Fellows of the Strategic Management Society
Professor of management and E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business, Stephen Tallman, was inducted into the Fellows of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) during the SMS Annual International Conference in Madrid, Spain.
October 15, 2014
Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey shows highest level of optimism in four years
The third quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds strong optimism among chief executives in central Virginia. The survey’s Economic Outlook Index, launched in mid-2010, reached an all-time high this quarter.