News Releases

January 7, 2013
Beckman Foundation awards third consecutive student research grant to University of Richmond

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has awarded University of Richmond a three-year, $77,200 Beckman Scholars grant for faculty-mentored student research. It is the third consecutive Beckman Scholars award to the university since 2006.

November 20, 2012
IIE ranks University of Richmond No. 7 among baccalaureate institutions for total number of international students

The Institute of International Education (IIE) ranks University of Richmond No. 7 for total number of international students on its 2011-12 list of the top 40 baccalaureate institutions.

November 15, 2012
39th annual Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols to be held Dec. 9; two choirs will perform

University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy and Department of Music will hold the 39th annual Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 9 at 5 and 8 p.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel.

November 9, 2012
Digital text mining helps scholars analyze themes in nearly 1,400 Civil War-era newspapers

News reports from the Civil War contain an abundance of themes and text. Due to the enormity of the coverage during the four years of the war, it is nearly impossible for individual historians to analyze – until now.

November 7, 2012
Veterans services commissioner and former POW Paul Galanti to speak at Veterans Day program Nov. 9

Paul Galanti, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, will speak at a Veterans Day program Nov. 9 at 12:30 p.m. at University of Richmond’s Cannon Memorial Chapel. The program is free and open to the public.

Wall Street executives to participate in Robins School of Business panel discussion Nov. 29

Paul Queally, co-president of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will moderate a panel of Wall Street executives at “The Word from Wall Street,” Nov. 29, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

November 5, 2012
American Institute of CPAs names Nancy Bagranoff, Robins School of Business dean, to its board of directors
Nancy Bagranoff, dean of University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has been named to the American Institute of CPAs board of directors. Her formal election took place Oct. 23 during the AICPA fall council meeting.
Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group, to speak at Robins School of Business Executive Speaker Series, Nov. 14

Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group, will speak on his experiences and “The Medici Effect: Groundbreaking Innovation at the Intersection of Disciplines and Cultures,” Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

Healing, forgiveness are themes of 2012 Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum Nov. 15

Two Richmond area theologians will lead a discussion of what it means to forgive at the 26th annual Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum Nov. 15 at the University of Richmond.

November 2, 2012
Keith Gill named director of athletics at University of Richmond; served last five years at American

President Edward L. Ayers announced today that Keith Gill has been named the University of Richmond’s director of athletics. Gill, 40, has served as director of athletics and recreation at American University since June 2007.