News Releases

October 16, 2014
Experts to discuss lethal injection and death penalty during upcoming University of Richmond School of Law symposium

America's death penalty is a hot and controversial topic. Botched executions and untested lethal injection protocols have been making headlines.  

The 2014 Allen Chair Symposium,  “Lethal Injection, Politics and the Future of the Death Penalty” brings together a diverse group of individuals – all experts with a unique viewpoint on the death penalty – to share their expertise and spark a thoughtful, engaging conversation with each other and the audience. 

School of Law presents 'Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System"

Would a modern jury sentence Jesus to death? University of Richmond School of Law will explore the death penalty and the relationship between underprivileged populations and the criminal justice system in its program, “Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and the American Capital Punishment System.”

This mock trial will take place from 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 28, at the University of Richmond School of Law Moot Courtroom. The event is co-hosted by the Christian Law Fellowship, the J. Reuben Clark Society, the St. Thomas More Society and the Muslim Law Society.

University of Richmond's Robins School of Business professor elected to Fellows of the Strategic Management Society
Professor of management and E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business, Stephen Tallman, was inducted into the Fellows of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) during the SMS Annual International Conference in Madrid, Spain.
October 15, 2014
'Trick or Treat Street' Returns to University of Richmond Oct. 26
Halloween is just around the corner, but there’s no reason to be spooked. Bring your tiny ghosts and ghouls to the University of Richmond’s 16th annual “Trick or Treat Street.” This community-wide service event will be held Oct. 26 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Westhampton Green on Keller Road, which is off of College Road. Parking will be available on Crenshaw Way, outside the Jepson Alumni Center. Local families will be able to enjoy food, magicians, games and contests presented by costume-clad University of Richmond students.
Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey shows highest level of optimism in four years
The third quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds strong optimism among chief executives in central Virginia. The survey’s Economic Outlook Index, launched in mid-2010, reached an all-time high this quarter.
October 14, 2014
Malala Fund co-founder and global ambassador Shiza Shahid will speak at University of Richmond Oct. 19

At 17, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. The Malala Fund is an organization representing this young Pakistani activist, who was shot by the Taliban for her campaign for girls’ education. The organization uses a girl-centric approach to educate and support the Fund’s goal of creating a world where every girl reaches her true potential.

Shiza Shahid, the co-founder and global ambassador of the Malala Fund, will speak as part of the Richmond Scholars Program Sharp Viewpoint Speaker Series 7 p.m., Oct. 19.

Hiter Harris, co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., to be C-Suite Conversation guest Oct. 28
Hiter Harris, co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., will participate in a C-Suite Conversation 8 a.m., Oct. 28 at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
October 13, 2014
Women and Leadership Conference Celebrates 100 years of Westhampton College at University of Richmond
An executive of Procter & Gamble and a cartoonist with The New Yorker will be keynote speakers as part of the centennial celebration of Westhampton College and its continued focus on developing women as scholars and leaders.
October 9, 2014
Students to explore many facets of Richmond during fall break
A group of University of Richmond students will spend their fall break exploring the sights, sounds and people of their city this weekend.
October 8, 2014
Department of History presents Freeman lecture series this fall

The University of Richmond's Department of History 2014-15 Douglas Southall Freeman Professor, Colin Jones, will present two lectures this fall.