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September 9, 2015
U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Richmond in top 25 for 'Best Value' among national liberal arts colleges
U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2016” guide has ranked University of Richmond as the 23rd “Best Value” among national liberal arts colleges. Overall, Richmond ranked 32nd on the National Liberal Arts College ranking.
September 8, 2015
2015-16 Jepson Leadership Forum to focus on health, science and the future, programs free but registration required
A bioethicist hailed by many as “the world’s most influential living philosopher” and a New York Times bestselling author whose cutting-edge research “unpacks the mental strategies that lead to clearer thinking and deeper insights” are among speakers at the 2015-16 Jepson Leadership Forum lecture series at University of Richmond.
September 4, 2015
Vietnam Film Festival to honor lessons learned from the Vietnam War
The University of Richmond’s Department of Journalism is sponsoring a film festival, “Documenting the Vietnam War: Journalism, Scholarship and Film,” to mark the 50th anniversary of the beginning of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The festival is meant to engage students, veterans, journalists and other community members in reflecting on the war through several cinematic perspectives.
Coughlan stepping down as associate dean of University of Richmond's Robins School of Business
Richard Coughlan, senior associate dean of University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, is stepping down from his administrative role after 12 years of service and will be returning to the faculty of the school at the end of the fall semester.
September 2, 2015
Four world-renowned writers to visit University of Richmond this fall
University of Richmond’s Writers Series offers students and members of the community opportunities to interact with today’s most celebrated writers. This fall, four renowned authors will be featured at events that are free and open to the public.
Presidential 5K Bike Ride at University of Richmond to kick off weeklong celebration leading up to UCI Road World Race on campus
The University of Richmond is hosting a community bike ride on Sunday, Sept. 20. The Presidential 5K Bike Ride will kickoff a weeklong Spirit Week celebration leading up to the UCI World’s Men’s Elite Road Race, which starts on the Richmond campus the following Sunday, Sept. 27.
August 27, 2015
Paul Trible, co-founder and CEO of Ledbury, to be C-Suite Conversation guest Sept. 9
Paul Trible, co-founder and CEO of Ledbury, a Richmond-based luxury shirt maker and menswear brand, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation on Sept. 9 at 8 a.m. at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
August 24, 2015
Africa Week Sept 7-12; lecture and film weekend to focus on theme: 'African Women Beyond Narrow Frames'
The 11th annual African Film Weekend will be held Sept. 11-12 at the University of Richmond, Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
August 21, 2015
Annual International Film Series screens films from five continents
The University of Richmond will host the 27th annual International Film Series Sept. 4 through Nov. 15.
UR's Parish named an American Chemical Society Fellow for 2015
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named University of Richmond’s Carol Parish to the 2015 class of ACS Fellows. The 78 scientists have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to ACS, the world's largest scientific society.