News Releases

January 15, 2015
University of Richmond, Secure Futures announce solar power installation; first in Virginia under pilot program

University of Richmond and Secure Futures, a solar energy developer based in Staunton, Va., have reached an agreement to install solar panels on the roof of UR’s Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness.

January 7, 2015
University of Richmond community celebrates MLK Day

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the University of Richmond has planned a variety of activities to honor Dr. King’s legacy of faith, justice and social change and to continue to engage his dream.

January 5, 2015
Fulfill your New Year's resolution at the University of Richmond; running and walking trails offer great exercise opportunities

Losing weight and getting into better shape are two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions.

The University of Richmond has several trails around the lake and hills of campus to help you achieve your health goals in 2015. Each provides unique scenery and terrain appropriate for walking, jogging or running.


December 23, 2014
Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of Richmond Times-Dispatch, to be C-Suite Conversation guest Jan. 14
Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation 8 a.m. Jan. 14 at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The program will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
December 12, 2014
Historian Laura Auricchio to discuss her biography of Marquis de Lafayette at the University of Richmond Jan. 29
Laura Auricchio, a specialist in 18th century French history and art, will speak about her biography, “The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered,” at the University of Richmond in the International Center Commons, Jan. 29, 3-4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
December 11, 2014
Professor Judy Richardson receives Fulbright Scholar grant to teach literacy, research instructional changes in schools in Macedonia
Judy Richardson, adjunct assistant professor of education in the University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies, is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar grant.
December 10, 2014
UR Scholarship Repository grants public access to published research
More than 3,500 materials, including published research on a wide variety of subjects, are available to the general public through the University of Richmond’s research repository, UR Scholarship. Launched in the summer of 2013, the repository is a collaborative project between the University Libraries and the William Taylor Muse Law Library.
December 9, 2014
Tis the season to job hunt; career advisors at University of Richmond offer tips for furthering your employment search over holiday break
If your New Year’s resolution is to find a new job, don’t wait to get started. Many people believe that hiring stops during the holidays, but lots of companies continue their recruitment processes throughout December.
December 8, 2014
University of Richmond to guarantee funding for one summer research or internship experience for all undergraduate students
Beginning summer 2015, University of Richmond will introduce The Richmond Guarantee, a university promise to fund one summer research or internship experience for all new and continuing traditional undergraduate students.
December 4, 2014
University of Richmond President to meet with President Obama as part of the White House College Opportunity Summit

University of Richmond President Edward L. Ayers will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.