Sheila Carapico, professor of political science and coordinator of the University of Richmond’s International Studies program, has published a book examining the controversial and contradictory effects political aid has had in the Middle East.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a one-year fellowship to Jeffrey Hass, associate professor of sociology at the University of Richmond. The grant will enable Hass to spend the 2014-15 academic year on his project “A Siege Mentality: Practices and Politics of Surviving War in the Blockade of Leningrad.”
Shahan Mufti, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Richmond, offers an enlightened perspective on the history of Pakistan in his new book “The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family and War.”
Bart Ehrman, a scholar of early Christianity and a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss “What Can Historians Say about the Resurrection of Jesus?” at the University of Richmond Jan. 21.
The Rev. David P. Bridges, adjunct professor of writing at the University of Richmond, has published an historical novel, “The Broken Circle,” that focuses on the young physician James Breathed and the conflict Breathed faced during the Civil War: to heal or to fight.
Cheryl Pallant, an adjunct dance instructor at the University of Richmond, has won a 2013 Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts for her poetry.
University of Richmond student Manyang Kher will travel to New York City Nov. 30 to pick up another award for his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.
United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kevin McCann, a law student at the University of Richmond, will receive the Commandant’s Trophy in a ceremony Nov. 23 during halftime at the football game in Robins Stadium, which begins at 4 p.m.
Lauren Grainger, who grew up fly-fishing with her family in Wyoming, won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with a product designed to keep anglers’ lines untangled.
The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.