Award-winning author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will give a performance from his work at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center, March 5, 7 p.m.
The University of Richmond’s 2013 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Film will begin with a three-day festival, “Latin America in the Movies,” March 1–3. All films will be shown at Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and noted nuclear historian Richard Rhodes will speak about his new book, “Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamar, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., in Camp Concert Hall at the University of Richmond. A dessert reception and book signing will follow.
Performance artist and writer Holly Hughes will give a performance of her works Feb. 26, 7 p.m., in the Modlin Center’s Cousins Studio Theater at the University of Richmond. A book signing will follow.
Sports Backers, a Richmond nonprofit organization that promotes physical activity and wellness, presented University of Richmond with an Active RVA Certification for implementing innovative programs to promote employee health, wellness and physical activity.
University of Richmond School of Law will host a conference March 8 to examine a 40-year-old ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court that says an education is not a constitutional right.
University of Richmond will host academic department-oriented campus visits during “Winter Visit Week,” Feb. 18 – 22, a time when many prospective families visit college campuses for the first time.
John Wu, grandson of the first Chinese student at the University of Richmond, will visit the university Feb. 18. At a 5 p.m. program, E. Bruce Heilman, university chancellor, will discuss Wu’s journey from imprisonment to factory worker, to University of Richmond graduate and executive of a $50 billion Chinese conglomerate.
CNN’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address Feb. 12 will include live coverage from the University of Richmond campus.
University of Richmond’s Boatwright Memorial Library has received a collection of 25 books and three films titled the “Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.”