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December 12, 2013
Jeffrey Hass receives NEH fellowship to continue research on historic blockade of Leningrad
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a one-year fellowship to Jeffrey Hass, associate professor of sociology at the University of Richmond. The grant will enable Hass to spend the 2014-15 academic year on his project “A Siege Mentality: Practices and Politics of Surviving War in the Blockade of Leningrad.”
December 11, 2013
Shahan Mufti pens book tracing family history through the development of democracy in Pakistan
Shahan Mufti, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Richmond, offers an enlightened perspective on the history of Pakistan in his new book “The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family and War.”
Best-selling author and scholar of early Christianity will discuss historians and Jesus' resurrection
Bart Ehrman, a scholar of early Christianity and a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss “What Can Historians Say about the Resurrection of Jesus?” at the University of Richmond Jan. 21.
December 9, 2013
Writing instructor publishes historical novel based on his ancestor's Civil War dilemma: heal or fight
The Rev. David P. Bridges, adjunct professor of writing at the University of Richmond, has published an historical novel, “The Broken Circle,” that focuses on the young physician James Breathed and the conflict Breathed faced during the Civil War: to heal or to fight.
November 25, 2013
Cheryl Pallant wins Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts for poetry
Cheryl Pallant, an adjunct dance instructor at the University of Richmond, has won a 2013 Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts for her poetry.
November 22, 2013
Manyang Kher to receive Humanitarian Award for work on behalf of Sudanese refugees
University of Richmond student Manyang Kher will travel to New York City Nov. 30 to pick up another award for his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.
November 21, 2013
Law student to receive Marine Commandant's Trophy during halftime of football game Nov. 23
United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kevin McCann, a law student at the University of Richmond, will receive the Commandant’s Trophy in a ceremony Nov. 23 during halftime at the football game in Robins Stadium, which begins at 4 p.m.
November 20, 2013
Product to keep fly fishermen's lines untangled wins top prize in Business Pitch Competition
Lauren Grainger, who grew up fly-fishing with her family in Wyoming, won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with a product designed to keep anglers’ lines untangled.
IIE ranks University of Richmond first and second in Open Doors surveys of students studying abroad
The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.
November 18, 2013
Lakeview Hall receives LEED Silver certification; fifth building on campus to receive sustainability rating
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Silver certification to the University of Richmond’s Lakeview Hall. It is the fifth building on campus to be verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.