The University of Richmond's Department of History 2014-15 Douglas Southall Freeman Professor, Colin Jones, will present two lectures this fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Christina Annas, a University of Richmond junior from Chapel Hill, N.C., has received a full-tuition Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.
The University of Richmond School of Arts & Sciences will host the 29th annual Student Symposium, April 11, 1–6 p.m., at the Modlin Center for the Arts and Gottwald Science Center.
Tyler Heist, a University of Richmond junior from Independence, Ky., has won a 2014–15 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.