News Releases

August 15, 2014
18 freshmen, 40 miles on the Appalachian Trail, 1 amazing orientation experience at University of Richmond
Eighteen incoming freshmen men will embark on a two-day, 40-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail as part of their pre-orientation to University of Richmond.
August 13, 2014
New living spaces at University of Richmond offer comfort, safety and sustainability as students return for academic year

More than 330 University of Richmond students returning to campus this fall will be living in two new facilities. Construction that has been going on all summer is nearly complete for Gateway Village and Westhampton Hall.

August 5, 2014
University of Richmond featured in The Princeton Review book, 'The Best 379 Colleges' 2015 edition

University of Richmond is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide.

July 31, 2014
Associate provost Joan Neff receives award from Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Joan Neff, University of Richmond associate provost, recently was honored with the prestigious Outstanding Victim Services Award by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

July 17, 2014
Two University of Richmond chefs win bronze medal at culinary competition

University of Richmond chefs Mike Larue and Andy Kerscher won the bronze medal in the team competition at the University of Massachusetts’ Taste of World Culinary Conference. 

July 16, 2014
Department of Defense awards full-tuition SMART scholarship to Christina Annas

Christina Annas, a University of Richmond junior from Chapel Hill, N.C., has received a full-tuition Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.

July 14, 2014
University of Richmond named to Fiske Guide 2015; cited for 'unusual strength' in business, international studies

The “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” a leading college guidebook, has selected the University of Richmond for its 2015 edition of more than 300 “best and most interesting schools” in the United States, Canada and Great Britain.

July 11, 2014
Virginia CEOs report challenges of finding and retaining talent in second quarter survey

The second quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs highlights the challenges of finding and retaining talent, especially in sales, marketing and information technology.

July 9, 2014
Two incoming freshmen receive Gates Millennium Scholars Program grants; both will major in chemistry

Two incoming University of Richmond freshmen from the Richmond area have received Gates Millennium Scholar Program scholarships, awarded to 1,000 talented students each year and renewable throughout their undergraduate education.

July 7, 2014
'Private colleges are affordable' is message of Virginia Private College Week scheduled for July 28 - Aug. 2

Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their families to their campuses July 28 – Aug. 2 during the annual Virginia Private College Week sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).