News Releases

September 26, 2013
President Ayers will open Lincoln exhibit with a lecture on Lincoln's image before and during the Civil War

Edward L. Ayers, award-winning author, professor of history and president of the University of Richmond, will deliver the opening lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition that will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13.

September 24, 2013
Hourigan Construction president to participate in C-Suite Conversation at Robins School of Business
Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Oct. 9, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
September 23, 2013
American Accounting Association presents innovation award to Joe Hoyle for his blog
Joe Hoyle, associate professor of accounting at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has received the 2013 Innovation in Accounting Award from the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Gubernatorial candidates to take part in conversations with UR President Ayers at Sharp Viewpoint program

Virginia gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe will hold separate conversations with University of Richmond President Ed Ayers at The Modlin Center’s Alice Jepson Theatre Oct. 10.

September 16, 2013
Prof. Barney to receive outstanding dissertation award from National Communication Association

Timothy Barney, assistant professor of rhetoric and communication studies at the University of Richmond, will receive the Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Communication Association.

Law School student and Marine Corps officer wins scholarship from The Tillman Foundation

Greg Collins, a second year student at the University of Richmond School of Law and active-duty Marine Corps officer, was awarded a prestigious Tillman Military Scholarship.

September 11, 2013
U.S. News & World Report ranks UR's Robins School of Business in top 20 for international business
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" guide has ranked University of Richmond's Robins School of Business No. 20 on its list of best undergraduate international business programs.
Hallmark executive David Hall to be Robins School's first 2013-14 Executive Speaker Sept. 26

 David E. Hall, president of Hallmark North America and corporate officer at Hallmark Cards Inc., will open the 2013–14 Robins Executive Speaker Series Sept. 26.

September 10, 2013
U.S. News again ranks Richmond in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges at No. 25; also on "best buys" and "up-and-coming" lists
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014" guide has ranked University of Richmond No. 25 on its list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. Richmond tied with The College of the Holy Cross, Oberlin, Scripps and the Air Force Academy.
September 9, 2013
Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum to feature talk Sept. 25 by Michael Sandel on moral limits of markets

One of the world’s leading authorities on morality and economics will discuss “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets” at the 2013 Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum at the University of Richmond Sept. 25.