The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education and the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies Graduate Education Program and Center for Leadership in Education will co-host a conference to discuss possibilities for advancing educational equity and excellence in Richmond area schools March 13-14.
Rafael O. De Sá, professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a Distinguished Chair in the Fulbright Science Without Borders program in Brazil.
Dana Lascu, professor of marketing at University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has received a Fulbright Specialist grant to work with faculty and staff of Ider University in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Rick Mayes, a University of Richmond political science professor, will give his “last lecture” April 1, 7 p.m., at Jepson Alumni Center as the 2013 installment of the university’s Last Lecture Series.
University of Richmond has launched a $150 million, 20-month campaign to complete the goals set down by its Richmond Promise strategic plan in 2009.
Award-winning author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will give a performance from his work at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center, March 5, 7 p.m.
Anne Lynam Goddard, president and CEO of ChildFund International, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation March 20, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
Food Management Magazine has named a sandwich from the University of Richmond’s Passport Café as sandwich of the month for February.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and noted nuclear historian Richard Rhodes will speak about his new book, “Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamar, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., in Camp Concert Hall at the University of Richmond. A dessert reception and book signing will follow.
Performance artist and writer Holly Hughes will give a performance of her works Feb. 26, 7 p.m., in the Modlin Center’s Cousins Studio Theater at the University of Richmond. A book signing will follow.