In the News

In the News

The University of Richmond Media and Public Relations team works with national and local reporters to advance the recognition and academic reputation of the University of Richmond. By connecting UR experts with reporters we aim to add perspective to the news of the day. Within the UR newsroom you will find the university’s releases, media placements, featured experts, and our latest tweets.

The University of Richmond is in the Orange Stage of its COVID-19 Physical Distancing Framework. No external visitors, including media, are allowed to campus. 

Faculty-Authored Pieces with The Conversation

University of Richmond faculty members are writing articles for The Conversation, an independent news source that specializes in articles written by academics for a general audience. The latest University of Richmond authored piece is by Timothy Hamilton, who explains carbon border taxes and whether they are an effective tool for slowing climate change in "The EU wants a carbon tax on imports - but would it be the climate solution officials expect?"

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President of Media & PR
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

April 22, 2021
Biology Professor Jennifer Sevin Receives NSF Grant to Support Project Related to Wildlife Trade & Undergraduate Research

Biology professor Jennifer Sevin has received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a project focused on undergraduate research exploring the wildlife trade.

April 21, 2021
Six University of Richmond Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships to Study Foreign Languages This Summer
Six University of Richmond students — the most in one year in the institution’s history — have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study foreign languages this summer.
April 20, 2021
University of Richmond Named to Princeton Review's List of Best Value Colleges; Ranks as #2 Best Private School for Internships
The University of Richmond has been named to The Princeton Review’s list of the 200 Best Value Colleges for 2021. The University also ranked #2 among private schools on the “Best Schools for Internships” list.
April 14, 2021
Delta CEO to Speak at University of Richmond Commencement

The University of Richmond is announcing the speakers for the 2021 commencement ceremonies.

April 5, 2021
Two University of Richmond Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Two University of Richmond students have received Goldwater scholarships, the preeminent undergraduate award in science and math.

April 1, 2021
University of Richmond to Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremonies with COVID Safety Protocols in Place

The University of Richmond has announced plans to hold in-person Commencement ceremonies next month.

Media Placements

April 16, 2021
Ask the Experts: Best Personal Loans

Finance professor Tom Arnold is featured as an expert.

April 15, 2021
Delta CEO to Speak at University of Richmond Commencement

The University announced Commencement speakers this week.

April 15, 2021
Companies keep assessing SolarWinds hack as U.S. sanctions Russia

Management professor Shital Thekdi is interviewed for this NPR program. The segment aired on more than 60 public radio stations across the country.

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April 14, 2021
How long will it take to overcome our pandemic travel anxiety?

Martha Merritt, dean of international education, is quoted.

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April 13, 2021
Osher Institute at University of Richmond: A Community Read of 'Caste'

The Osher Institute at the University of Richmond is highlighted for its recent community reading and discussion of Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent.

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April 13, 2021
Upper-class traitor Chuck Collins on how "wealth hoarding" will create more Trumps
This article features the expertise of law professor Allison Tait.