News Releases

April 23, 2014
University adds eight members to Career Services Advisory Council; they will consult on career best practices

The University of Richmond’s Office of Alumni and Career Services has named eight new members to serve on its 16-member Career Services Advisory Council.

April 22, 2014
Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Forum Magazine with second-place best magazine award

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Forum Magazine, the University of Richmond’s student-produced magazine, Second Place Finalist for “Best Student Magazine” in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.

Jacquelyn Fetrow appointed University of Richmond provost and vice president for academic affairs
The University of Richmond has announced the appointment of Jacquelyn S. Fetrow as the university’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.
April 17, 2014
University hires Cynthia Price as director of media and public relations

The University of Richmond has hired Cynthia Price as director of media and public relations, effective April 14.

The Princeton Review names Richmond a "green" college in recognition of environmental initiatives

The Princeton Review has named the University of Richmond a “green” college for 2014. The college guidebook publisher annually recognizes colleges for environmental initiatives in construction, energy conservation and recycling.

April 16, 2014
University of Richmond Police, DEA to partner April 26 to collect outdated or unneeded prescription drugs

The University of Richmond Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect outdated or unneeded prescription drugs April 26 at Tyler Haynes Commons, second floor, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

April 14, 2014
Senior wins $10,000 grant from Projects for Peace to assist library in Brazil with current projects and future funding

Projects for Peace has awarded a $10,000 grant to University of Richmond senior Jhewel Fernandez of Brooklyn, N.Y., to assist a library in Brazil print books, connect to the Internet and sponsor workshops for local citizens.

April 9, 2014
Partners in the Arts, Capital One work with Richmond charter school to bring arts into study of the environment

Pin-hole cameras, trash, invasive plant species and elementary school children have come together in the city of Richmond in an environmental studies project that relies heavily on the arts.

Arts & Sciences annual symposium to feature research, creative projects from more than 200 students

The University of Richmond School of Arts & Sciences will host the 29th annual Student Symposium, April 11, 1–6 p.m., at the Modlin Center for the Arts and Gottwald Science Center.   

Colombian students visiting the university; will perform two concerts with UR musicians

Six student musicians from Cartagena, Colombia, are visiting the University of Richmond for two weeks of cultural and musical exchange, including performing in two concerts this week.