News Releases

October 29, 2012
Virginia chapter of AIA presents honor award to Carole Weinstein International Center

The University of Richmond’s Carole Weinstein International Center has received an Honor Award for Design Excellence in Contextual Design from the Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects. 

October 26, 2012
NBC to originate Sunday "Today" and "Nightly News" from campus Oct. 28

NBC television network will broadcast both “Today” and “Nightly News” live from University of Richmond Oct. 28.

Parking, transportation options available for Romney Rally on campus Oct. 28
The University of Richmond will provide free parking and shuttle service from the Anthem Blue/Cross Blue/Shield lot, located at 2015 Staples Mill Road, to the University of Richmond for the Romney Rally on Sunday, Oct. 28.
October 25, 2012
Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks University of Richmond No. 11 on its 2012-13 list of best value private universities
Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks University of Richmond No. 11 on its 2012-13 list of 200 best value private universities. Richmond ranked 12th on the magazine’s 2011-12 list.
Student activities complex to open Oct. 26 with ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house
University of Richmond’s new $5 million student activities complex, a set of nine buildings and a courtyard that will provide space for activities of student organizations and sororities, will open Oct. 26, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. and an open house from 4 – 6 p.m.
October 19, 2012
Discussion of Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation moderated by Edward Ayers to air on C-SPAN3

A discussion commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, moderated by University of Richmond president Edward Ayers, will air at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Oct. 27, and 11 a.m., Oct. 28 on C-SPAN3.

October 17, 2012
Physics Professor Con Beausang receives $513,000 grant to continue research in nuclear stewardship

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $513,000 grant to Con Beausang, professor and chair of the physics department at the University of Richmond. The grant will allow Beausang to continue his work in nuclear stewardship science.

October 16, 2012
NPR's Susan Stamberg to discuss her career as cultural correspondent at Nov. 13 Crimmel Colloquium

Susan Stamberg, special correspondent and former anchor of for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” will speak about her award-winning broadcasting career at the annual Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education Nov. 13 at the University of Richmond.

Office of Alumni and Career Services hires project manager and assistant director

University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Bonnie Graham as project manager of career and recruitment events and Lynn Busby McMullin as assistant director for regional initiatives, focused on alumni events.

October 10, 2012
Black culture expert and author Tricia Rose will speak about hip-hop and racial storytelling Oct. 18
Author and Black culture expert Tricia Rose will speak about “Hip Hop and Racial Storytelling in the Age of Obama” Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond.