The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $513,000 grant to Con Beausang, professor and chair of the physics department at the University of Richmond. The grant will allow Beausang to continue his work in nuclear stewardship science.
Susan Stamberg, special correspondent and former anchor of for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” will speak about her award-winning broadcasting career at the annual Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education Nov. 13 at the University of Richmond.
University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Bonnie Graham as project manager of career and recruitment events and Lynn Busby McMullin as assistant director for regional initiatives, focused on alumni events.
Author and Black culture expert Tricia Rose will speak about “Hip Hop and Racial Storytelling in the Age of Obama” Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond.
University of Richmond students will don costumes, help decorate pumpkins, paint faces and lead games as they host area families at Trick or Treat Street Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Westhampton Green.
The University of Richmond School of Law will host a forum on “Religion and the 2012 Election: What is Freedom of Religion?” Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Comeback America’s $10 Million a Minute bus tour will stop Oct. 8, 3-7 p.m. the University of Richmond. David Walker, Comeback America’s CEO and founder, will speak about economic problems and solutions at 4:30 p.m. in the Alice Haynes Room of Tyler Haynes Commons.
The University of Richmond will host UR Comes Out events throughout October to celebrate LGBTQ History Month.
The University of Richmond continues its fall International Film Series in October and November with five films, including “Elena,” a special jury prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival.
John Luke, chairman and CEO of MeadWestvaco will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Oct. 25, 8 a.m. at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.