Time Magazine columnist and bestselling author Joe Klein will open the 2012–13 Jepson Leadership Forum, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center. This year’s theme is “Groundbreakers: People, Ideas and Innovations That Changed the World.”
Media critic Jennifer Pozner will discuss “Project Brainwash: Why Reality TV is Bad for Women” Sept. 10, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Tyler Haynes Commons.
University of Richmond’s Muslim and Black law students associations will hold a blood drive Sept. 9 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the School of Law in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Marshall Geiger, a professor of accounting at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has been appointed an academic fellow of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant in Washington, D.C., for the period August 2012–August 2013.
When fall semester classes at University of Richmond began this week, students saw the results of just over $14 million in summer renovations and construction, including $2.5 million in library improvements, a new Student Activities Complex and a café at UR Downtown.
The University of Richmond has won a 2012 Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Improvement from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Bobby Ukrop, president and chief executive officer of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, will be the guest of a C-Suite Conversation Sept. 20 at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
When University of Richmond’s freshman class arrived for orientation Aug. 22, the 780 students were the most selective, diverse and international group in the university’s history.
The Princeton Review, the college guidebook and test preparation publisher, has selected the University of Richmond for a profile in its 2013 edition of “The Best 377 Colleges.”
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $89,000 to Jerry Gilfoyle of Richmond, professor of physics at the University of Richmond, to continue his research in medium energy nuclear physics.