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March 3, 2017
International film industry celebrities to visit RVA for 25th French Film Festival; new features will highlight French arts and culture
The French Film Festival, sponsored by the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University, celebrates its 25th anniversary March 27 through April 2. This festival is the largest showcase of French film and culture in the United States. New this year, the festival will include live on-stage performances, exclusive to North America.
February 22, 2017
UR math professor Jim Davis selected for Fulbright Global Award
Jim Davis, a University of Richmond professor of mathematics, has received a Fulbright Global Scholar program award.
February 17, 2017
University of Richmond to host international conference highlighting cinema, includes free 3-D film screenings
About 20 scholars from around the world will gather at the University of Richmond beginning Feb. 24 to discuss German filmmaker Wim Wenders’ contributions to the visual arts.
February 6, 2017
Renowned scholar of American culture and jazz studies to give two lectures at University of Richmond on role of art in politics
University of Richmond will host Robert O’Meally for two lectures on the relationship between artistic movements and politics in both current and historic settings.
January 24, 2017
Valerie Aurora, diversity and inclusion advocate, to speak at University of Richmond March 20
*This event has been cancelled as of Jan. 30. For Valerie Aurora, a software engineer turned diversity and inclusion consultant, technology and diversity go hand in hand.
October 18, 2016
University of Richmond 2016-17 Arts & Sciences Lecture Series to feature nationally recognized scholars and experts
The University of Richmond School of Arts and Sciences is hosting lectures and performances on topics ranging from literature to climate change this fall.
October 17, 2016
UR psychology professor awarded $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to improve undergraduate research education
Cindy Bukach, associate professor of psychology at the University of Richmond, has received a $218,716 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project that focuses on preparing undergraduates for research in STEM-related fields.
Library of Virginia honors two members of the University of Richmond community: Professor Bert Ashe and Carole Weinstein
A University of Richmond English professor and an alumna and former trustee were honored last night at the Library of Virginia’s annual Literary Awards Celebration.
October 7, 2016
UR's director of reading recognized for promoting literacy in Virginia
The Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) awarded Tammy Milby, director of reading in University of Richmond’s Department of Education, the Jones-Daly Faculty Involvement Award for her work in furthering PK-12 literacy in Virginia.
September 21, 2016