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March 22, 2012
Office of Alumni and Career Services names 14 to Career Advisory Council
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has appointed 14 members to its Career Services Advisory Council. In its second year, the council advises the office on the design and implementation of best practices and ethics. Council members also help develop and enhance student and alumni programming for career preparedness and networking.
March 20, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek magazine ranks Robins School of Business No. 15 overall among American undergraduate business programs
Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business No. 15 overall on its 2012 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.
March 16, 2012
French Film Festival to celebrate 20 years with symposium, 24 films, and talks by actors, directors and technicians
Twenty years ago, Françoise Ravaux-Kirkpatrick and Peter Kirkpatrick introduced Richmond to the French Film Festival, allowing university students and the public unprecedented access to French cinema.
March 13, 2012
UR Downtown serving as MetroCash Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site through April 12
UR Downtown, the University of Richmond’s downtown Richmond location at 626 E. Broad St., is serving as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 12 and Saturdays March 17 and April 7. Tax preparation assistance is available from 3:45-6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays.
March 7, 2012
U.S. Circuit Court Judge Roger L. Gregory to speak at University of Richmond School of Law commencement May 5
Judge Roger L. Gregory, the first African American to hold a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, will be the speaker at University of Richmond School of Law’s commencement May 5.
Rick Glass joins board of campus conference and event directors international association
Rick Glass, manager of conference development and the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International (ACCED-I).
March 6, 2012
"Ethics of Assassination" symposium at University of Richmond March 27 to feature former Navy SEAL and author Greitens, plus expert academic panel
Experts in law, public policy and philosophy will examine the morality, legality and nature of assassination and if it differs from other types of killing in a symposium, "The Ethics of Assassination," March 27, 4-8 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
March 1, 2012
Junior awarded Beckman Scholarship for research in DNA repair
Emily McFadden, a University of Richmond junior and biochemistry and molecular biology major from Patchogue, N.Y., has been selected as a Beckman Scholar for 2012-13.
Students plan gala to benefit Dominican Republic water purification project
University of Richmond students are hosting a fundraising gala March 25 at the Science Museum of Virginia to raise $25,000 for a water purification system in a Dominican Republic village.
February 28, 2012
Jeffress Memorial Trust makes $10,000 grant to chemistry professor Kristine Nolin
Kristine Nolin, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Richmond, has received a continuation grant from the Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust of Richmond to supplement her initial grant for research on the synthesis of organic materials.