News Releases

December 11, 2013
Best-selling author and scholar of early Christianity will discuss historians and Jesus' resurrection

Bart Ehrman, a scholar of early Christianity and a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss “What Can Historians Say about the Resurrection of Jesus?” at the University of Richmond Jan. 21.

December 9, 2013
Writing instructor publishes historical novel based on his ancestor's Civil War dilemma: heal or fight

The Rev. David P. Bridges, adjunct professor of writing at the University of Richmond, has published an historical novel, “The Broken Circle,” that focuses on the young physician James Breathed and the conflict Breathed faced during the Civil War: to heal or to fight.

November 25, 2013
Cheryl Pallant wins Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts for poetry

Cheryl Pallant, an adjunct dance instructor at the University of Richmond, has won a 2013 Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts for her poetry.

November 22, 2013
Manyang Kher to receive Humanitarian Award for work on behalf of Sudanese refugees

University of Richmond student Manyang Kher  will travel to New York City Nov. 30 to pick up another award for his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.

November 21, 2013
Law student to receive Marine Commandant's Trophy during halftime of football game Nov. 23

United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kevin McCann, a law student at the University of Richmond, will receive the Commandant’s Trophy in a ceremony Nov. 23 during halftime at the football game in Robins Stadium, which begins at 4 p.m.

November 20, 2013
Product to keep fly fishermen's lines untangled wins top prize in Business Pitch Competition
Lauren Grainger, who grew up fly-fishing with her family in Wyoming, won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with a product designed to keep anglers’ lines untangled.
IIE ranks University of Richmond first and second in Open Doors surveys of students studying abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 18, 2013
Lakeview Hall receives LEED Silver certification; fifth building on campus to receive sustainability rating
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Silver certification to the University of Richmond’s Lakeview Hall. It is the fifth building on campus to be verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.
Institute of International Education ranks Richmond No. 1 and No. 2 in two surveys measuring study abroad

The Institute of International Education ranks the University of Richmond first and second among leading baccalaureate institutions in two Open Doors surveys measuring the number of students studying abroad.

November 14, 2013
Five student teams advance to Business Pitch Competition finals Nov. 18; winner to receive $3,500
Five student teams will test their entrepreneurial skills Nov. 18, in the final round of the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition.