News Releases

April 11, 2012
Five teams advance to undergraduate Business Pitch Competition finals April 16

Five University of Richmond student teams have advanced to the April 16 finals in the Entrepreneurship Club’s Business Pitch Competition for budding entrepreneurs. Twenty-seven teams pitched ideas for new businesses to a panel of faculty and local business leaders in round one of the competition April 9.

April 10, 2012
Two University of Richmond juniors receive Goldwater scholarships for continued research in mathematics and chemistry
Natalie Clark and Alex Hahn, both juniors at the University of Richmond, have received 2012 Goldwater scholarships, the premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
Sophomore Carlos Cotman of Richmond receives $10,000 VFIC/Altria leadership scholarship

The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has awarded Carlos Cotman, a University of Richmond sophomore, a $10,000 VFIC/Altria Leadership Scholarship.

Art professor Jeremy Drummond awarded Mednick Memorial Fellowship for sensory deprivation project

Jeremy Drummond, professor of studio art at the University of Richmond, has been awarded the Mednick Memorial Fellowship by the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges (VFIC).

April 6, 2012
Bonner Center for Civic Engagement receives $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for community-based learning

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations have awarded University of Richmond’s Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) a $250,000 grant to further community-based learning and increase overall campus engagement in the community.

Bonner Center for Civic Engagement receives $250,000 grant
Bonner Center for Civic Engagement receives $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for community-based learning.
April 5, 2012
Robins School of Business names Snagajob founder, CEO Shawn Boyer as Executive of the Year

Shawn Boyer, founder and chief executive officer of Snagajob, will be honored as the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Executive of the Year at the school's annual Honors Convocation April 10.

April 4, 2012
Chemistry professor Carol Parish receives Fulbright Scholar award to study oil shale deposits in Israel
Carol Parish, professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar award to conduct research in Israel during the fall 2012 semester.
Robins School of Business-Virginia Council of CEOs 1st quarter survey sees growing optimism, capital spending and hiring during the next six months

CEOs in central Virginia anticipate increases in capital spending and hiring during the next six months, but expect sales to remain relatively level due to concerns about slow growth and continued economic uncertainty, the 1st quarter 2012 CEO Economic Outlook survey reveals.

April 3, 2012
Professors Stephen Long and Joseph Troncale listed in new guidebook of America's 300 best professors

Two University of Richmond faculty members are among 300 listed in “2011–12 Guide to America’s Best Professors,” published today by The Princeton Review and RateMyProfessors.com. Stephen Long, assistant professor of political science and international studies, and Joseph Troncale, associate professor of Russian literature and visual culture, are among the 300 professors from 122 colleges listed in the book.