Elizabeth Duke will speak about her progression from a community banker to the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System on Jan. 16, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Camp Concert Hall.
In its 2011 Open Doors Report, the Institute of International Education ranked the University of Richmond third in total study abroad students among the 40 U.S. baccalaureate institutions recognized.
More than 880 University of Richmond students have pledged to fight relationship violence as part of the White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) to end violence against women. Richmond College, the university’s undergraduate division for men, has locally sponsored and supported the international movement since 2006.
Three University of Richmond faculty members have been appointed associate deans in the School of Arts and Sciences. They are Malcolm Hill, associate professor of biology; Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, associate professor of political science; and Lisa Gentile, associate professor of chemistry. The appointments are effective in January 2012.
The University of Richmond men’s lacrosse club is the newest member of the Southeastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA). MCLA approved Richmond’s membership at its fall conference. Richmond will compete in the SELC’s Northeastern bracket, with Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Tennessee and the University of Kentucky.
A Bronze Star recipient and a former U.S. Army JAG officer will speak Nov.11 at a Veterans Day program sponsored by the University of Richmond School of Law’s Veteran and Military Law Association.
Nine University of Richmond students will compete Nov. 5 in the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) 36th annual International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), challenging the most talented computer science students from universities across the world.
Michael S. McPherson, president of the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation, will speak about “Leadership and the Liberal Arts” at the 2011 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Carole Weinstein International Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Glenn Pruden, executive chef at University of Richmond Dining Services, helped create a spooky graveyard of pumpkin skeletons, headstones, bony hands and vultures on the White House lawn Saturday.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named the University of Richmond 12th on its list of 100 best values in private universities.