News Releases

October 16, 2012
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.
October 4, 2012
School of Law to host forum on role of religious freedom in the 2012 election

The University of Richmond School of Law will host a forum on “Religion and the 2012 Election: What is Freedom of Religion?” Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. 

Trick or Treat Street returns Oct. 27; Lite 98 pet costume contest joins traditional Halloween event
University of Richmond students will don costumes, help decorate pumpkins, paint faces and lead games as they host area families at Trick or Treat Street Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Westhampton Green.
October 3, 2012
Comeback America CEO David Walker to speak about economic problems and solutions Oct. 8
Comeback America’s $10 Million a Minute bus tour will stop Oct. 8, 3-7 p.m. the University of Richmond. David Walker, Comeback America’s CEO and founder, will speak about economic problems and solutions at 4:30 p.m. in the Alice Haynes Room of Tyler Haynes Commons.
October 2, 2012
Lectures to mark LGBTQ History Month

The University of Richmond will host UR Comes Out events throughout October to celebrate LGBTQ History Month.

October 1, 2012
MeadWestvaco CEO John Luke will be C-Suite Conversation guest Oct. 25

John Luke, chairman and CEO of MeadWestvaco will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Oct. 25, 8 a.m. at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

International film series continues; Cannes award winner one of five films to be shown
The University of Richmond continues its fall International Film Series in October and November with five films, including “Elena,” a special jury prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival.
September 28, 2012
Joe Hoyle named one of Bloomberg Businessweek's top undergraduate business professors for second time

Bloomberg Businessweek has named Joe Hoyle, associate professor of accounting at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, one of America’s favorite undergraduate business professors for the second time. The magazine selected 10 professors most often mentioned as favorites by students in a recent survey.

September 27, 2012
University names seven professors as Distinguished Educators for 2012

The University of Richmond has named seven professors as 2012 Distinguished Educators. The award recognizes excellence in teaching at the university. Current and former students, other faculty and administrators are consulted in considering award recipients.