News Releases

November 5, 2013
Richmond and VCU students collaborate to create Digital America website to showcase Millenials' perspectives

University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University students have collaborated to publish essays, artwork and short films about digital culture in an online journal, Digital America. 

November 1, 2013
David Kitchen explores risks and impact of global climate change in new textbook

University of Richmond professor David Kitchen has published a textbook, “Global Climate Change: Turning Knowledge into Action,” about the risks of climate change.

National Weather Service designates University of Richmond as a StormReady Supporter

The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated University of Richmond a StormReady Supporter. 

Healing properties of Navajo ceremonies to be discussed by University of Arizona associate dean

Lori Arviso Alvord, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a member of the Navajo Indian tribe, will speak at the University of Richmond on “The Healing Properties of Navajo ceremonies,” Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. 

October 29, 2013
Christy Coleman will discuss Lincoln's divided legacy in Richmond at final lecture for Lincoln exhibit

Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.

McKesson Medical-Surgical president to participate in C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12
Stanton McComb, president of McKesson Medical-Surgical, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
October 25, 2013
TV critic Emily Nussbaum will discuss the new Golden Age of TV at Jepson Leadership Forum Nov. 6

With hard-hitting contemporary television programs such as “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire” leading to new forms of media entertainment, The New Yorker magazine television critic Emily Nussbaum will explore the new Golden Age of Television Nov. 6, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.

October 24, 2013
Robins Stadium design wins award of excellence for BCWH Architects

For their design of the University of Richmond’s E. Claiborne Robins Stadium, BCWH Architects has won a 2013 Award of Excellence in Architecture from the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.

October 22, 2013
Ethical use of drones in warfare will be debated by The Atlantic journalist and Brookings Institution fellow

Are drones an appropriate and acceptable weapon of war, or do they subject innocent citizens to terrorism?

October 18, 2013
Ethical decision making is topic of 2013 Crimmel Colloquium with management consultant Mary Gentile

Mary Gentile, director of the business curriculum “Giving Voice to Values” and senior research scholar at Babson College, will give the keynote presentation at The 2013–14 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m., in the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.