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December 1, 2014
University of Richmond students create website to encourage civic engagement; RVAGov.com helps community follow local government
For many people, local government is not something they see as glamorous, and at times, they might even find it hard to understand. A group of University of Richmond students is looking to change that by founding the website RVAGov.com, which helps students and the community participate in City of Richmond government.
November 17, 2014
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 2 and No. 5 for study abroad; No. 7 for international enrollment
The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond second and fifth among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad. The university also ranked No. 7 among the top 40 baccalaureate institutions for the total number of international students in 2013-14.
November 14, 2014
'Draw Back the Curtain' film successfully premieres; project exhibit and future documentary showings available to the community
Jewish Family Services and University of Richmond Hillel released “Draw Back the Curtain,” a feature-length documentary film detailing the Richmond community’s role in resettling 800 refugees from the former Soviet Union in the late 1980s. The film premiered at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond on Nov. 10 to an audience of more than 500 people.
November 13, 2014
University of Richmond student wins Business Pitch Competition with app for exploratory craft beer drinkers
Nick Creegan won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with an app that crowdsources recommendations to facilitate the exploration of craft beer. The win comes with $3,500 and an opportunity to pitch the product to local angel investors who might help his team, which includes Dillon Kerr, a senior at Connecticut College, take the app to the marketplace.
November 10, 2014
Tom McInerney, president and CEO of Genworth Financial, to be C-Suite Conversation guest Nov. 19
Tom McInerney, president and CEO of Genworth Financial, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 19, at 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Holiday tradition at University of Richmond continues; annual 'Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols' to be held Dec. 7
University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy, in partnership with the Department of Music, will hold the 41st annual “Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols” Dec. 7 in Cannon Memorial Chapel. Two identical community services will be offered, one at 5 p.m., and again at 8 p.m.
November 5, 2014
Marshall Center hosts talks on leadership and economics from scholars' perspectives
The John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship will host several experts in the coming months who will share their views on preserving individual freedoms, self-interest and leading from behind.
October 31, 2014
Students 'twist and shout' to learn about 1960s rock music
Rock music was something raw and rebellious 50 years ago, and now it is the subject of an in-depth course at the University of Richmond's School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
October 27, 2014
University of Richmond reminds community to be responsible cybercitizens; October is National Cyber Security Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the same guidelines provided to University of Richmond students also benefit the community.
October 24, 2014
Upcoming University of Richmond program to focus on bullying; not only a problem in the classroom, but also in society
Bullying does not just happen in the classroom. That is the message that activist and educator Dena Simmons is hoping to convey during an upcoming program at the University of Richmond. Simmons will present “Bullying: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” on Oct. 28, 6 p.m., Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room (third floor) on the campus.