News Releases

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.

September 18, 2014
Authors Robert Olen Butler and Amy Bloom to take part in 2014-15 writers series at University of Richmond

Two accomplished novelists and short story writers will speak at the University of Richmond in the 2014-15 Writers Series, Oct. 22 and Nov. 11, 7 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.

September 17, 2014
Bridge work on College Road Sept. 22-Oct.4

The University of Richmond campus community should expect delays and use extra caution along College Road Sept. 22-Oct. 4 as crews replace the guardrails on the bridge near the entrance to parking lots 23a (Robins Center South Entrance) and 23d (Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness and Pitt Baseball Field). This work will require alternating lanes of traffic and a temporary traffic signal.

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September 16, 2014
African Film Weekend Oct. 3-4 will screen new and original films

The 10th Annual African Film Weekend will be held Oct. 3-4 at the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business in the Ukrop Auditorium.