The National Institutes of Health – National Cancer Institute has awarded John Gupton, professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, a three-year, $348,572 grant for continuation of cancer-related research on pyrrole-containing substances.
Two local business leaders have been appointed as the 2012-13 Robins School of Business executives-in-residence at the University of Richmond. John Sherman Jr., retired vice chairman, CEO and president of the investment advisory firm Scott & Stringfellow, and Bob Piazza, former vice president of human resources and talent manager of science and technology company Danaher Corp., will help Robins School students with professional and career development.
Kristine Nolin, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a $35,000 grant from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA) honored two of its members with distinguished service awards, and another received the Jepson School of Leadership Studies 10th Year Reunion Recognition Award during reunion festivities on campus June 2.
Sam Kaufman of Midlothian, Va., partner of the law firm Owen & Owens PLC, has been elected to a second term as president of the University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA).
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has selected Carolina Temple of Huntsville, Ala., a sophomore at the University of Richmond, for a two-month biotechnology internship.
Ted Lewis, who has taught women’s and gender studies and managed LGBTQ programs in North and South Carolina, has joined the University of Richmond as associate director of Common Ground for LGBTQ campus life, a new position at the university.
University of Richmond has appointed Rob Blandford as chief investment officer of its investment affiliate, Spider Management Co. LLC, effective immediately.
Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their parents to their campuses July 30 – Aug. 4, to demonstrate how private colleges can be affordable choices.
Athletic Director Jim Miller, who guided the University of Richmond’s unprecedented athletic and academic success throughout a 12-year tenure, will transition from his current role to the newly established role of assistant to the president for athletic advancement.