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October 5, 2015
University of Richmond's Freeman conference to focus on addiction
University of Richmond’s history department will host the annual Douglas Southall Freeman Conference Oct. 22-23. This year the event titled “Addictions Old and New” will feature top experts in this field on topics ranging from digital addiction to alcoholism.
September 22, 2015
University of Richmond event explores maps' place in history; panel discussion will focus on professor's book, 'Mapping the Cold War'
The University of Richmond is hosting a panel discussion Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. on the book “Mapping the Cold War” by rhetoric and communication professor Timothy Barney. The event is being held in the Carole Weinstein International Center, International Commons.
September 11, 2015
Upcoming HHMI Science Symposium showcases University of Richmond students' summer research in STEM fields
The University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences will host its annual HHMI Science Symposium on the afternoon of Sept. 25 in the Gottwald Center for the Sciences.
September 4, 2015
Vietnam Film Festival to honor lessons learned from the Vietnam War
The University of Richmond’s Department of Journalism is sponsoring a film festival, “Documenting the Vietnam War: Journalism, Scholarship and Film,” to mark the 50th anniversary of the beginning of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The festival is meant to engage students, veterans, journalists and other community members in reflecting on the war through several cinematic perspectives.
August 24, 2015
Africa Week Sept 7-12; lecture and film weekend to focus on theme: 'African Women Beyond Narrow Frames'
The 11th annual African Film Weekend will be held Sept. 11-12 at the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
August 21, 2015
UR's Parish named an American Chemical Society Fellow for 2015
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named University of Richmond’s Carol Parish to the 2015 class of ACS Fellows. The 78 scientists have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to ACS, the world's largest scientific society.
August 14, 2015
University of Richmond education experts offer advice to parents; back-to-school readiness important, especially in times of transition
Going back to school is an exciting time for many children and their parents, but families with students making major transitions to kindergarten, middle school or high school may have more anxiety or questions about the upcoming school year.
August 6, 2015
Walpole native interns at electronic music public relations firm through University of Richmond summer fellowship
Matt Vandini, ’17, of Walpole, Mass., is working as a public relations intern at Infamous PR in Los Angeles, through the University of Richmond’s Summer Fellowship (URSF) program.
August 5, 2015
University of Richmond hosts series of events focusing on Bosnia
The University of Richmond will host a series of events throughout the fall semester to commemorate two important anniversaries in recent European history. The series, “20 Years After Srebrenica: Bosnia and Herzegovina Today,” will explore the past and current state of Bosnian society. The scheduled events include lectures, films screenings, a poetry reading and a photography exhibition, all exploring the Srebrenica Massacre and Dayton Peace Accords and the state of culture and education in Bosnia today.
King William native researches animal behavior at Mountain Lake Biological Station through University of Richmond summer fellowship
Kayla Sherman, ’16, of King William, spent her summer conducting research on both the eastern red-spotted newt and the European gypsy moth working in the Mountain Lake Biological Station in Pembroke through the University of Richmond’s Summer Fellowship (URSF) program.