Charles S. Luck IV, president and chief executive officer of Luck Companies, will be the guest at a C-Suite Conversation March 22 at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
University of Richmond has been awarded a four-star rating from the Campus Climate Index, a division of Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization promoting LGBT-friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.
The University of Richmond’s ensemble-in-residence, eighth blackbird, captured its second Grammy Award Feb. 12. The group won in the category Best Small Ensemble Performance for a recording of Steven Mackey’s “Lonely Motels – Music from Slide.”
University of Richmond sophomore John McAuliff of Irvington, N.Y., has won the 2011 College Blogging Scholarship, a $10,000 prize awarded by CollegeScholarships.org to the best college blog of the year.
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.
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.
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.
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.