Six student musicians from Cartagena, Colombia, are visiting the University of Richmond for two weeks of cultural and musical exchange, including performing in two concerts this week.
Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business No. 16 overall on its 2014 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.
Tyler Heist, a University of Richmond junior from Independence, Ky., has won a 2014–15 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering.
Creating a new piece of music every day for a week is challenging; creating that music from unique daily wind measurements, composing the piece and then performing it live an hour later is another level of challenge.
The University of Richmond’s all male a cappella group, the Octāves, has been nominated for three 2014 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards. Winners will be announced at a banquet and red carpet ceremony April 12 in Boston.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa will read from and speak about his work on April 10, at 7 p.m. in the University of Richmond’s Keller Hall Reception Room.
Kathryn Lofton, professor of religious studies, American studies, history and divinity at Yale University, will discuss what distinguishes a cultural or religious leader from an icon April 10, 4:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room, at University of Richmond.
Folk musician and acclaimed banjo player Abigail Washburn and guests Jeremy Kittel and Tristan Clarridge will perform at University of Richmond April 11, 7 p.m., in Perkinson Recital Hall.
Gayle Goodson Butler, editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens; Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring; and Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction, will deliver addresses at three of the four ceremonies comprising the University of Richmond’s 184th Commencement May 10–11.
Francophiles and movie fans, rejoice: Richmond’s French Film Festival returns to the historic Byrd Theatre March 27–30 with more than 30 feature and short films.