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February 2, 2016
University of Richmond welcomes 'Just Mercy' author Bryan Stevenson as 2015-16 One Book, One Richmond keynote speaker
The University of Richmond will host Bryan Stevenson, author of “Just Mercy,” as this year’s One Book, One Richmond keynote speaker on Feb. 29 from 6-7 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts, Camp Concert Hall. A reception and book signing will follow the event in Booth Lobby.
January 29, 2016
University of Richmond celebrates 11th annual ChinaFest Feb. 11-14
ChinaFest, an annual Richmond festival that promotes better understanding and goodwill between the United States and China, will be held Feb. 11-14. ChinaFest includes a wide variety of discussions and arts-related events, which are free and open to the public.
January 27, 2016
UR to host one night of 6th annual RVA Environmental Film Festival
University of Richmond is hosting one night of the 6th annual RVA Environmental Film Festival, which aims to raise awareness for important environmental issues that affect the Richmond area, the nation and the planet through film screenings. UR will host two film screenings on Feb. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
January 26, 2016
University of Richmond Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey remains positive, sales likely to increase
The fourth quarter 2015 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs continues to show optimism among chief executives in central Virginia with 73 percent of respondents expecting sales to increase over the next six months. Approximately a third of respondents expect capital spending to increase.
UR event to focus on why we need the humanities
The University of Richmond is hosting an upcoming lecture focusing on the importance of the humanities titled, “Generous Thinking: Why We Need the Humanities and How to Save Them.” This event will be held on Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. in Weinstein Hall’s Brown-Alley Room.
January 19, 2016
Retired Procter & Gamble executive Melanie Healey to be Robins School of Business C-Suite Conversation guest Feb. 2
Retired Procter & Gamble executive and UR alum Melanie Healey will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Feb. 2, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business. The event will be held in Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
January 15, 2016
UR to host lecture on permaculture and sustainability Jan. 29
University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies will host Wayne Weiseman, founder and director of The Permaculture Project, for a presentation on the basics of permaculture, plant guilds and forest gardening Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Carole Weinstein International Center Commons. Integrated Forest Gardening: An Evening with Wayne Weiseman is free and open to the public.
January 13, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon is 2016 Peple Lecture speaker
The University of Richmond will welcome Scott Simon, an internationally celebrated author and broadcaster as this year’s Peple Lecture speaker Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
January 12, 2016
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher signs American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge, reaffirms sustainability efforts
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher has signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge (ACAC).
January 11, 2016
University of Richmond biology professor awarded prestigious National Science Foundation grant for research on coral reef health
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Malcolm Hill, a University of Richmond professor of biology, a one-year grant under its Rapid Response Research program, which expedites grant applications and awards for projects of an urgent nature.