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February 10, 2012
Communications professors to discuss presidential and campaign rhetoric Feb. 23
Award-winning professors of communication Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson will speak about presidential and campaign rhetoric, Feb. 23, 4:30 p.m., in Tyler Haynes Commons at the University of Richmond.
February 7, 2012
Book historian to discuss old books, digital books and future of libraries Feb. 26
Michael Suarez, an authority on the history of books, will discuss “Old Books, Digital Books and the Future of Libraries,” in the 2012 Peple Lecture Feb. 26, 2 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
Immigrant activist Rinku Sen to speak on race, immigration and social justice Feb. 22
Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center and pubisher of Colorlines.com, will discuss “Renewing America: Race, Immigration and Economic Justice in the 21st Century” Feb. 22, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond, Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.
February 6, 2012
Career Development Center hires communications manager, creates internship manager position
The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has hired Diana Burkett as communications manager and promoted Katybeth Lee to the new position of manager of internship programs.
February 3, 2012
Historian to discuss ratification of U.S. Constitution in Marshall Center lecture Feb. 10
A leading scholar of the American Revolution, Pauline Maier, will discuss “Ratification of the U.S. Constitution: The Book, the Story and Why We Should Care” Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Hall, Room 120.
February 2, 2012
Prof. Sackley receives $37,500 grant to research and write book about American social scientists abroad
University of Richmond professor Nicole Sackley has been awarded a $37,500 Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship from the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for her studies on American social scientists who sought to modernize undeveloped parts of the post-1945 world.
January 27, 2012
Work-family and gender expert to speak Feb. 9
Joan Williams, a gender and work-family issues expert, will discuss “Wise Women Speak: Powerful Career Tips from Powerful Career Women” Feb. 9, 7 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
Admission applications top 10,000
University of Richmond has received more than 10,000 applications for 765 seats in its freshman class entering next fall.
January 25, 2012
Jepson School professor Doug Hicks wins 2012 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has named Douglas A. Hicks, professor of leadership studies and religion in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, the recipient of a 2012 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award.
January 24, 2012
Biology professor receives $25,000 Jeffress Trust award to research Lyme disease in Virginia
Jory Brinkerhoff, assistant professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a $25,000 research award from the Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust of Richmond, for his research on the emergence of Lyme disease in Virginia.