University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab has launched “Visualizing Emancipation” (http://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipation), an interactive online map that shows where and when slavery fell apart during the American Civil War.
Heather Thornton, a University of Richmond senior from Alexandria, Va., has been awarded a Rangel Graduate Fellowship for preparation to enter the Foreign Service.
The University of Richmond has promoted Joslyn Bedell to associate director for employer relationship management in its Office of Alumni and Career Services.
Five University of Richmond student teams have advanced to the April 16 finals in the Entrepreneurship Club’s Business Pitch Competition for budding entrepreneurs. Twenty-seven teams pitched ideas for new businesses to a panel of faculty and local business leaders in round one of the competition April 9.
Natalie Clark and Alex Hahn, both juniors at the University of Richmond, have received 2012 Goldwater scholarships, the premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has awarded Carlos Cotman, a University of Richmond sophomore, a $10,000 VFIC/Altria Leadership Scholarship.
Jeremy Drummond, professor of studio art at the University of Richmond, has been awarded the Mednick Memorial Fellowship by the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges (VFIC).
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations have awarded University of Richmond’s Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) a $250,000 grant to further community-based learning and increase overall campus engagement in the community.
Bonner Center for Civic Engagement receives $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for community-based learning.
Shawn Boyer, founder and chief executive officer of Snagajob, will be honored as the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business Executive of the Year at the school's annual Honors Convocation April 10.