News Releases

October 14, 2014
Malala Fund co-founder and global ambassador Shiza Shahid will speak at University of Richmond Oct. 19

At 17, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. The Malala Fund is an organization representing this young Pakistani activist, who was shot by the Taliban for her campaign for girls’ education. The organization uses a girl-centric approach to educate and support the Fund’s goal of creating a world where every girl reaches her true potential.

Shiza Shahid, the co-founder and global ambassador of the Malala Fund, will speak as part of the Richmond Scholars Program Sharp Viewpoint Speaker Series 7 p.m., Oct. 19.

October 13, 2014
Women and Leadership Conference Celebrates 100 years of Westhampton College at University of Richmond
An executive of Procter & Gamble and a cartoonist with The New Yorker will be keynote speakers as part of the centennial celebration of Westhampton College and its continued focus on developing women as scholars and leaders.
October 9, 2014
Students to explore many facets of Richmond during fall break
A group of University of Richmond students will spend their fall break exploring the sights, sounds and people of their city this weekend.
October 8, 2014
Department of History presents Freeman lecture series this fall

The University of Richmond's Department of History 2014-15 Douglas Southall Freeman Professor, Colin Jones, will present two lectures this fall.

October 1, 2014
Lecture focusing on tensions in Asia and Europe to be held Oct. 14

Dr. Yu-shan Wu, considered one of the most accomplished professors in the Chinese-speaking world, will lecture on, “Tensions in East Asia and Eastern Europe: A Global Perspective” at the University of Richmond Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall.

September 29, 2014
Tickets on sale Oct. 1 for Chapel Guild Christmas house tour Dec. 11, featuring five homes off of River Road

Five homes located off of River Road, along with the Bottomley House and Cannon Memorial Chapel, will be open Dec. 11 for the University of Richmond Chapel Guild’s Christmas House Tour.

September 26, 2014
Business majors will network and golf at conference this Saturday

Seniors in the University of Richmond Robins School of Business will learn how to market their skills and effectively network, as well as learning a few golf basics, during a one-day conference on Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Independence Golf Club.

September 25, 2014
Malala Fund co-founder and global ambassador Shiza Shahid will speak at University of Richmond Oct. 19

Shiza Shahid, the co-founder and global ambassador of the Malala Fund, will speak as part of the Richmond Scholars Program Sharp Viewpoint Speaker Series in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

September 22, 2014
Chemistry professor awarded grant by National Science Foundation

Michael C. Leopold, Floyd D. and Elisabeth S. Gottwald Professor of Chemistry at the University of Richmond, has been awarded a three-year grant by the National Science Foundation.

September 19, 2014
Students' environment important to academic success; dorm decor can enhance or impact concentration and creativity

For today’s college students, retailers make it easy to outfit dorm rooms. Before the academic semester begins, stores have easy-to-find and ample supplies of items students may need or want. When choosing decorations, some students work to coordinate with their roommates; some strive to make it feel like home; others want to create what they think is a fun place to live.