News Releases

July 9, 2014
Two incoming freshmen receive Gates Millennium Scholars Program grants; both will major in chemistry

Two incoming University of Richmond freshmen from the Richmond area have received Gates Millennium Scholar Program scholarships, awarded to 1,000 talented students each year and renewable throughout their undergraduate education.

July 7, 2014
'Private colleges are affordable' is message of Virginia Private College Week scheduled for July 28 - Aug. 2

Twenty-four Virginia independent colleges will welcome prospective students and their families to their campuses July 28 – Aug. 2 during the annual Virginia Private College Week sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).

June 25, 2014
Steve Bisese receives ODK distinguished service award

The Omicron Delta Kappa Society Board of Directors has announced that Steve Bisese, vice president for student development at the University of Richmond, has been selected as one of the 2014 recipients of the Cheryl M. Hogle Distinguished Service Award.

June 19, 2014
Professor Peter Lurie awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair to teach in Poland

Peter Lurie, associate professor of English and film studies at the University of Richmond, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies teaching fellowship at the University of Warsaw, Poland.

June 18, 2014
Hillel honored for work documenting lives of 800 former Soviet Union Jews who settled in Richmond

Jewish Family Services has presented University of Richmond Hillel with its inaugural Community Partner Award.

June 16, 2014
Alumni Association Board elects officers, new board members for 2014-15

The University of Richmond Alumni Association Board has elected 2014–15 officers and seven board members for renewed or new terms.

June 9, 2014
Archaeology professor Elizabeth Baughan publishes book analyzing ancient funeral couches

The first comprehensive look at early funeral couches in the ancient Mediterranean world is the subject of a book by Elizabeth P. Baughan, associate professor of classics and archaeology at the University of Richmond.

June 5, 2014
Alumni Association, Jepson School of Leadership Studies present awards to seven during Reunion Weekend

The University of Richmond Alumni Association and Jepson School of Leadership Studies presented distinguished service and other awards May 31 during the university’s annual Reunion Weekend.

May 22, 2014
Dreyfus Foundation awards $60,000 to Wade Downey for student fellowships in organic chemistry

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has presented C. Wade Downey, associate professor of chemistry at University of Richmond, a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.

May 15, 2014
Elizabeth Baughan receives Fulbright and ARIT grants to support archaeological research in Turkey

Elizabeth Baughan, associate professor of classics and archaeology at the University of Richmond, has received a Fulbright Scholar grant and funding from the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) to support her archaeological research.