News Releases

January 14, 2014
Richmond - VCU to share three-year DOJ grant for sexual assault prevention and response programs

The U.S. Department of Justice has made a three-year, $499,984 grant to the University of Richmond to develop programs in conjunction with Virginia Commonwealth University that will educate and train students, law enforcement officers and first responders about preventing and responding to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.

January 9, 2014
Math, art professors collaborate on paper selected for 2013 best math writing anthology
A paper by University of Richmond professors Fiona Ross and William T. Ross has been selected for inclusion in “The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013,” published by Princeton University Press.
January 8, 2014
Accounting Professor Joe Ben Hoyle publishes book about attaining success

Joe Ben Hoyle, associate professor of accounting at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has published “Don’t Just Dream About Success: Stack the Odds in Your Favor.”

January 2, 2014
Athlete, business owner Brian Jordan to be C-Suite Conversation guest
Brian Jordan, a two-sport professional athlete and founder of Gameface Apparel, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Jan. 16, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
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.”

Best-selling author and scholar of early Christianity will discuss historians and Jesus' resurrection

Bart Ehrman, a scholar of early Christianity and a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss “What Can Historians Say about the Resurrection of Jesus?” at the University of Richmond Jan. 21.

December 9, 2013
Writing instructor publishes historical novel based on his ancestor's Civil War dilemma: heal or fight

The Rev. David P. Bridges, adjunct professor of writing at the University of Richmond, has published an historical novel, “The Broken Circle,” that focuses on the young physician James Breathed and the conflict Breathed faced during the Civil War: to heal or to fight.