The Redbud (Cercis canadensis), a shrub or small tree found throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, has been named Wildflower of the Year for 2013 by the Virginia Native Plant Society (VNPS).
The first quarter 2013 CEO Economic Outlook survey by University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds the overall outlook index of top executives has increased, compared to the three previous quarters.
Manuella Meyer, assistant professor of history at the University of Richmond, has been appointed a Larson Fellow in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.
Six University of Richmond student teams have advanced to the April 15 finals in the Entrepreneurship Club’s Business Pitch Competition for budding entrepreneurs.
The Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond has maintained accreditation of its business and accounting programs by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Virginia Lawyers Media has selected Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, as an “Influential Woman of Virginia” for 2013.
The Projects for Peace competition has awarded a $10,000 grant to Sherzel Smith, a University of Richmond senior from the Bahamas, to help revitalize community farms and provide health services in two villages in Ghana.
Václav Klaus, the former president of the Czech Republic, will speak about challenges of the 2008-09 financial crisis April 12, 5:30 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Camp Concert Hall.
Nannerl (Nan) Keohane, former president of Duke University and Wellesley College, will speak on types of leadership April 15, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
Alaskan composer John Luther Adams will bring his monumental, ecological “Inuksuit” to the University of Richmond April 21 in commemoration of Earth Day. Written for 99 percussionists, “Inuksuit” is designed for outdoor performance.