A new study published online in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice demonstrates the importance of presentation skills to the success of entrepreneurs seeking funding from potential investors.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $222,750 grant to Omar Quintero, assistant professor of biology at the University of Richmond. The grant will cover much of two years salary for Quintero and a post-baccalaureate researcher. The university will provide the balance of the salaries as well as lab start-up funds.
Succeeding in the financial services industry offers unique challenges for women. A panel of four women will explore those challenges in a discussion of leadership, professional experience in the industry and achieving work/life balance at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Oct. 3, 6 p.m.
The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) program has selected April Hill, associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond, as a Vision and Change Leadership Fellow.
Elena Kagan, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will visit the University of Richmond School of Law Sept. 20, 3 p.m., for a wide-ranging conversation with Dean Wendy Perdue before an audience of law students, faculty and invited guests.
A former Cuban first deputy minister of foreign affairs will visit classes and give a public lecture at the University of Richmond Sept. 19.
The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus will stop at the University of Richmond Forum Sept. 11 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. as part of its Road to the White House tour.
Scott Wallace, who has written widely about indigenous tribes of the Amazon, will discuss “Speaking for Those Who Cannot Speak for Themselves: How to Protect the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes” Sept. 12 as part of the University of Richmond’s Global Environment Speaker Series. He will speak at 5 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 118. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of Richmond Law Review will host a discussion about election law issues for the 2012 Allen Chair Symposium, Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The program will be held at Ukrop Auditorium at the Robins School of Business and the law school’s Merhige Moot Courtroom.
After completing his freshman year at the University of Richmond, George Appling of Austin, Texas, decided to spend his summer researching the environmental effects of a proposed, controversial highway through a remote area of Peru. He hoped to present his findings at the annual meeting of the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers – an unusual and potentially career-launching accomplishment for a college sophomore.