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March 15, 2016
University of Richmond announces new dean of Arts and Sciences
Patrice Rankine, who has served as dean for the Arts and Humanities at Hope College in Holland, Mich., will become dean of the University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences on June 1.
UREMS wins national award for excellence
University of Richmond’s Emergency Medical Services (UREMS) received the EMS Organization of the Year award at the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation conference in Philadelphia.
March 11, 2016
University of Richmond celebrates national 'Save a Spider Day'
Arachnophobia may be a common fear, but the University of Richmond Spiders are not afraid. In fact, UR is celebrating spiders all day on March 14, which is national “Save a Spider Day.”
Seed Accelerator Rankings unveiled at SXSW
Seed accelerators 500 Startups, Alchemist, Amplify LA, Angelpad, Chicago New Venture Challenge, Dreamit, MuckerLab, Techstars and Y Combinator landed the coveted top spots in the 2016 annual Seed Accelerator Rankings announced today at South by Southwest (SXSW) by entrepreneurship and management experts from University of Richmond, Rice University and MIT.
March 8, 2016
University of Richmond to host lecture by Alicia Garza, activist and co-creator of the Black Lives Matter movement
University of Richmond will host a lecture focusing on Black Lives Matter by the movement’s co-creator, Alicia Garza. The event is March 22 at 4 p.m. in Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room. It is free and open to the public.
Dave Alpern, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, to be Robins School of Business C-Suite Conversation guest March 22
The president of Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), Dave Alpern, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation March 22, at 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The event will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
March 7, 2016
Solar panel installation begins at University of Richmond
The first solar array project to be installed in the Commonwealth under a new PPA pilot program will begin construction this week at the University of Richmond.
March 4, 2016
UR to host bestselling author of 'The Butler: A Witness to History'
The University of Richmond will host a talk by Wil Haygood on March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts, Alice Jepson Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.
March 3, 2016
UR hosts Q-Summit conference for LGBTQ youth leaders
LGBTQ youth leaders from across the south will come together at the University of Richmond on March 26 for a one-day conference called Q-Summit, which focuses on LGBTQ and racial justice organizing. The event is designed for youth ages 17 to 25 who are engaged in LGBTQ work or are interested in connecting to ongoing efforts in their area.
March 1, 2016