News Releases

March 15, 2013
University named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for sixth time

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named University of Richmond to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

March 13, 2013
OUT for Work gives second Gold ranking to Career Services office

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.

March 12, 2013
Dennis Beresford, former Financial Accounting Standards Board chairman, to speak at Robins School of Business March 28
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.
March 8, 2013
Panel of associates to discuss French director-screenwriter Bertrand Tavernier's film legacy

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.

March 7, 2013
UR, VCU conference to examine educational equity in Richmond region

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.

March 5, 2013
Rafael De Sa receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair to teach, conduct research in Brazil

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 receives Fulbright Specialist grant to work with faculty, staff and students in Mongolia

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.

March 4, 2013
Rick Mayes selected by students to speak at second annual Last Lecture Series April 1

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.

February 26, 2013
University of Richmond launches 20-month campaign to raise $150 million for completion of Richmond Promise strategic plan goals

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.