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April 14, 2016
Three University of Richmond students win Robins School's Business Pitch competition with impressive betting app
Three University of Richmond students won the top prize at the Robins School of Business “Business Pitch” competition with a predictive polling application that inspires competition between groups of people for relevant cultural events. The win secured the trio $3,500 and the opportunity to pitch the product to local investors who might help them make their idea a reality.
Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey index hits highest level ever, shows need to increase hiring
The first quarter 2016 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs (VACEOs) reflects increased optimism among chief executives in central Virginia. The survey’s index, which measures executives’ views on projected hiring, capital spending and sales over the next six months, increased sharply from its Q4 2015 level to reach the highest level ever recorded. The survey has been administered quarterly since 2010.
April 13, 2016
Williamsport resident wins national award to study ancient graffiti
Hannah Maddy, daughter of David and Crystal Maddy of Williamsport, Pa., won a national field school award from the Classical Association of the Midwest and the South to support her summer research project studying ancient graffiti in Italy.
April 12, 2016
Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, to speak at the University of Richmond April 14
Eleventh Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu, will give a lecture at the University of Richmond titled “The Transformational Power of the Arts” on April 14, 7-8 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 120.
University of Richmond selected as one of MONEY and ESSENCE's 50 Best Colleges for African-Americans
University of Richmond has been selected as one of MONEY and ESSENCE’s 50 Best Colleges for African-Americans.
April 11, 2016
University of Richmond receives competitive Beckman Foundation student research grant; fourth consecutive award for UR
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awarded the University of Richmond a prestigious three-year Beckman Scholars grant for faculty-mentored student research.
University of Richmond's American Panorama Project named as one of The Chronicle of Higher Education's nine tech innovators for 2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education has named University of Richmond’s American Panorama project as one of its nine tech innovators for 2016.
April 8, 2016
Robins School of Business names Scott Hetzer, retired Dominion SVP and treasurer, as its Executive of the Year
University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business has named Scott Hetzer, retired Dominion senior vice president and treasurer, as its Executive of the Year.
April 5, 2016
Edwin Cameron, renowned gay rights, AIDS activist to speak at University of Richmond School of Law
Edwin Cameron, who serves as a justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will give a lecture at the University of Richmond School of Law titled “Queer and African: Constitutional Protection for LGBTI Persons in South Africa’s Constitution,” on April 19, 4 p.m. in the Law School’s Moot Court Room.
April 4, 2016