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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 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.
August 25, 2014
Sociology professor honored for dissertation on mental health
Eric Anthony Grollman, University of Richmond assistant professor in the department of sociology and anthropology, recently was honored with the Best Dissertation Award in Mental Health by the American Sociological Association.
July 31, 2014
Associate provost Joan Neff receives award from Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Joan Neff, University of Richmond associate provost, recently was honored with the prestigious Outstanding Victim Services Award by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
July 16, 2014