News Releases

July 17, 2014
Two University of Richmond chefs win bronze medal at culinary competition

University of Richmond chefs Mike Larue and Andy Kerscher won the bronze medal in the team competition at the University of Massachusetts’ Taste of World Culinary Conference. 

July 16, 2014
Department of Defense awards full-tuition SMART scholarship to Christina Annas

Christina Annas, a University of Richmond junior from Chapel Hill, N.C., has received a full-tuition Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.

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.

July 11, 2014
Virginia CEOs report challenges of finding and retaining talent in second quarter survey

The second quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs highlights the challenges of finding and retaining talent, especially in sales, marketing and information technology.

July 9, 2014
Two incoming freshmen receive Gates Millennium Scholars Program grants; both will major in chemistry

Two incoming University of Richmond freshmen from the Richmond area have received Gates Millennium Scholar Program scholarships, awarded to 1,000 talented students each year and renewable throughout their undergraduate education.

July 7, 2014
'Private colleges are affordable' is message of Virginia Private College Week scheduled for July 28 - Aug. 2

Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their families to their campuses July 28 – Aug. 2 during the annual Virginia Private College Week sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).

June 25, 2014
Steve Bisese receives ODK distinguished service award

The Omicron Delta Kappa Society Board of Directors has announced that Steve Bisese, vice president for student development at the University of Richmond, has been selected as one of the 2014 recipients of the Cheryl M. Hogle Distinguished Service Award.

June 19, 2014
Professor Peter Lurie awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair to teach in Poland

Peter Lurie, associate professor of English and film studies at the University of Richmond, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies teaching fellowship at the University of Warsaw, Poland.

June 18, 2014
Hillel honored for work documenting lives of 800 former Soviet Union Jews who settled in Richmond

Jewish Family Services has presented University of Richmond Hillel with its inaugural Community Partner Award.

June 16, 2014
Alumni Association Board elects officers, new board members for 2014-15

The University of Richmond Alumni Association Board has elected 2014–15 officers and seven board members for renewed or new terms.