The Corporation for National and Community Service has named University of Richmond to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has received a Gold ranking from OUT for Work (OFW), an organization that works to complement the educational experience for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students.
Dennis Beresford, former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, will speak on March 28, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
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Three of award-winning French director-screenwriter Bertrand Tavernier’s frequent collaborators will participate in a panel discussion March 21 about working with him as part of the University of Richmond’s 2013 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.