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May 7, 2015
Senior awarded Fulbright grant to teach English in Kazakhstan
University of Richmond senior Kimberlee Laney of Gorham, Maine, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach English in Kazakhstan.
April 30, 2015
Two University of Richmond seniors receive David Evans Award
The University of Richmond School of Arts and Sciences has selected seniors Laura Murray and Jennimarie Swegan as the 2015 winners of the David Evans Award for Achievement in Scholarship and the Creative Arts.
April 7, 2015
30th annual Arts & Sciences Symposium to feature research, creative projects from nearly 300 students across more than 25 disciplines
The University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences will host the 30th annual Student Symposium, April 17 from 1-6 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts. This event is free and open to the public.
April 3, 2015
Two University of Richmond juniors awarded Goldwater Scholarships for math and science excellence; third receives honorable mention
University of Richmond juniors Rebecca Funke and Scott Yeudall were both awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
December 10, 2014
UR Scholarship Repository grants public access to published research
More than 3,500 materials, including published research on a wide variety of subjects, are available to the general public through the University of Richmond’s research repository, UR Scholarship. Launched in the summer of 2013, the repository is a collaborative project between the University Libraries and the William Taylor Muse Law Library.
December 8, 2014
University of Richmond to guarantee funding for one summer research or internship experience for all undergraduate students
Beginning summer 2015, University of Richmond will introduce The Richmond Guarantee, a university promise to fund one summer research or internship experience for all new and continuing traditional undergraduate students.
September 22, 2014
Chemistry professor awarded grant by National Science Foundation
Michael C. Leopold, Floyd D. and Elisabeth S. Gottwald Professor of Chemistry at the University of Richmond, has been awarded a three-year grant by the National Science Foundation.
September 18, 2014
Authors Robert Olen Butler and Amy Bloom to take part in 2014-15 writers series at University of Richmond
Two accomplished novelists and short story writers will speak at the University of Richmond in the 2014-15 Writers Series, Oct. 22 and Nov. 11, 7 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.
September 15, 2014
Students transform parking spaces into art; yearlong, community-engagement project offers unique learning experience
University of Richmond students are taking part in a unique learning experience called The Parking Lot Project. Through the department of art and art history class, 30 students will transform a UR parking lot into a yearlong, collaborative artwork.
August 29, 2014
University of Richmond graduates chosen for prestigious fellowships
Two recent University of Richmond alumni are receiving a prestigious and selective international student research fellowship through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This program provides funding for pre-doctoral students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and innovation in research to complete their graduate studies.