The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded University of Richmond professor Stephanie Cobb a $6,000 summer stipend grant to support her work for a book about early Christian martyr texts.
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has named eight new members to serve on its 16-member Career Services Advisory Council.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Forum Magazine, the University of Richmond’s student-produced magazine, Second Place Finalist for “Best Student Magazine” in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.
The University of Richmond has announced the appointment of Jacquelyn S. Fetrow as the university’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.
The University of Richmond has hired Cynthia Price as director of media and public relations, effective April 14.
The Princeton Review has named the University of Richmond a “green” college for 2014. The college guidebook publisher annually recognizes colleges for environmental initiatives in construction, energy conservation and recycling.
The University of Richmond Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect outdated or unneeded prescription drugs April 26 at Tyler Haynes Commons, second floor, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Projects for Peace has awarded a $10,000 grant to University of Richmond senior Jhewel Fernandez of Brooklyn, N.Y., to assist a library in Brazil print books, connect to the Internet and sponsor workshops for local citizens.
Pin-hole cameras, trash, invasive plant species and elementary school children have come together in the city of Richmond in an environmental studies project that relies heavily on the arts.
The University of Richmond School of Arts & Sciences will host the 29th annual Student Symposium, April 11, 1–6 p.m., at the Modlin Center for the Arts and Gottwald Science Center.