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May 12, 2015
Martha Merritt appointed dean of International Education at the University of Richmond
Martha L. Merritt, a Russian scholar and leader in international education, has been named University of Richmond’s dean of International Education, effective Aug. 1.
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 27, 2015
Senior awarded Fulbright grant to teach English in Argentina
University of Richmond senior Gwendolyn Setterberg of Edina, Minn., has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach English in Argentina.
November 17, 2014
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 2 and No. 5 for study abroad; No. 7 for international enrollment
The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond second and fifth among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad. The university also ranked No. 7 among the top 40 baccalaureate institutions for the total number of international students in 2013-14.
September 16, 2014
African Film Weekend Oct. 3-4 will screen new and original films
The 10th Annual African Film Weekend will be held Oct. 3-4 at the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business in the Ukrop Auditorium.
September 10, 2014
Global perspectives on conflict is theme of 2014-15 Jepson Leadership Forum; programs free but registration required
The commanding general who opened and operated Guantánamo Bay after Sept. 11 and a Buddhist scholar who is the first American to be ordained a Tibetan monk by the Dalai Lama are among the speakers for the 2014-15 Jepson Leadership Forum lecture series at University of Richmond.
September 4, 2014
Save the Date: 'Draw Back the Curtain' film to premiere Nov. 10
“Draw Back the Curtain,” a feature length documentary film, is the culmination of three years of student driven research and interviewing of immigrants and resettlement volunteers. The larger project, which includes a digital archive and multiple museum exhibitions, has tallied more than 8,000 volunteer hours and generous funding from the Richmond Jewish Foundation and the local community.
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.
July 14, 2014
University of Richmond named to Fiske Guide 2015; cited for 'unusual strength' in business, international studies
The “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” a leading college guidebook, has selected the University of Richmond for its 2015 edition of more than 300 “best and most interesting schools” in the United States, Canada and Great Britain.
June 19, 2014