Two incoming University of Richmond freshmen from the Richmond area have received Gates Millennium Scholar Program scholarships, awarded to 1,000 talented students each year and renewable throughout their undergraduate education.
Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their families to their campuses July 28 – Aug. 2 during the annual Virginia Private College Week sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).
The Omicron Delta Kappa Society Board of Directors has announced that Steve Bisese, vice president for student development at the University of Richmond, has been selected as one of the 2014 recipients of the Cheryl M. Hogle Distinguished Service Award.
Peter Lurie, associate professor of English and film studies at the University of Richmond, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies teaching fellowship at the University of Warsaw, Poland.
Jewish Family Services has presented University of Richmond Hillel with its inaugural Community Partner Award.
The University of Richmond Alumni Association Board has elected 2014–15 officers and seven board members for renewed or new terms.
The first comprehensive look at early funeral couches in the ancient Mediterranean world is the subject of a book by Elizabeth P. Baughan, associate professor of classics and archaeology at the University of Richmond.
The University of Richmond Alumni Association and Jepson School of Leadership Studies presented distinguished service and other awards May 31 during the university’s annual Reunion Weekend.
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has presented C. Wade Downey, associate professor of chemistry at University of Richmond, a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.
Elizabeth Baughan, associate professor of classics and archaeology at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar grant and funding from the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) to support her archaeological research.