David Weinberger, an authority on the Internet and society, will give the 2013 Peple Lecture Feb. 17, 2 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center. He talk will focus on his latest book, “Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That Facts Aren’t Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room.”
Curt Tofteland, creator and director of the internationally acclaimed Shakespeare Behind Bars program, will speak Jan. 23, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center as part of the 2012–13 Jepson Leadership Forum.
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has awarded University of Richmond a three-year, $77,200 Beckman Scholars grant for faculty-mentored student research. It is the third consecutive Beckman Scholars award to the university since 2006.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) ranks University of Richmond No. 7 for total number of international students on its 2011-12 list of the top 40 baccalaureate institutions.
University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy and Department of Music will hold the 39th annual Candlelight Services of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 9 at 5 and 8 p.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel.
News reports from the Civil War contain an abundance of themes and text. Due to the enormity of the coverage during the four years of the war, it is nearly impossible for individual historians to analyze – until now.
Paul Queally, co-president of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will moderate a panel of Wall Street executives at “The Word from Wall Street,” Nov. 29, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Paul Galanti, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, will speak at a Veterans Day program Nov. 9 at 12:30 p.m. at University of Richmond’s Cannon Memorial Chapel. The program is free and open to the public.
Nancy Bagranoff, dean of University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has been named to the American Institute of CPAs board of directors. Her formal election took place Oct. 23 during the AICPA fall council meeting.
Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group, will speak on his experiences and “The Medici Effect: Groundbreaking Innovation at the Intersection of Disciplines and Cultures,” Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.