News Releases

December 18, 2013
Reynolds Foundation makes $250,000 gift to support MBA program's international business education focus

The Richard S. Reynolds Foundation will donate $250,000 over five years to the University of Richmond’s Richard S. Reynolds Graduate School of Business to support international business education for students in the MBA program.

December 16, 2013
Political science professor Sheila Carapico examines effects of political aid on Arab activism in new book
Sheila Carapico, professor of political science and coordinator of the University of Richmond’s International Studies program, has published a book examining the controversial and contradictory effects political aid has had in the Middle East.
December 12, 2013
Jeffrey Hass receives NEH fellowship to continue research on historic blockade of Leningrad

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a one-year fellowship to Jeffrey Hass, associate professor of sociology at the University of Richmond. The grant will enable Hass to spend the 2014-15 academic year on his project “A Siege Mentality: Practices and Politics of Surviving War in the Blockade of Leningrad.”

December 11, 2013
Shahan Mufti pens book tracing family history through the development of democracy in Pakistan

Shahan Mufti, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Richmond, offers an enlightened perspective on the history of Pakistan in his new book “The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family and War.”

November 22, 2013
Manyang Kher to receive Humanitarian Award for work on behalf of Sudanese refugees

University of Richmond student Manyang Kher  will travel to New York City Nov. 30 to pick up another award for his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.

November 20, 2013
IIE ranks University of Richmond first and second in Open Doors surveys of students studying abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 18, 2013
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 1 and No. 2 in two surveys measuring study abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 12, 2013
Former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq to speak as part of Marshall Center Lecture Series

John Agresto, former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, will speak about efforts to revitalize higher education in that war-torn country and on the future of higher education around the world at the University of Richmond Nov. 22.

November 6, 2013
2005 graduate Adnan Hajizada to recall time in Azerbaijani prison and what lies ahead for his country

Adnan Hajizada, a 2005 University of Richmond graduate, will discuss: “From Resident Assistant to ‘Hooligan’: Richmond Alumnus and What Lies Ahead for His Country,” Nov. 22, 3 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.

October 17, 2013
Expert on contemporary slavery to discuss worldwide concern and ways to end slavery at talk Oct. 23

Kevin Bales, co-founder of Free the Slaves, a nonprofit organization dedicated to abolishing slavery worldwide, will visit the University of Richmond to present “Unlocking the Science of Slavery” on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. The event is free and open to the public.