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.

Faculty-Authored Pieces with The Conversation

University of Richmond faculty members are contributing articles for The Conversation, an independent news source that specializes in articles written by academics for a general audience.

View all UR faculty authored The Conversation pieces here.

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President of Media & PR
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

May 16, 2022
University of Richmond Dining Services Receives National Award for Organic Krush, Newest Retail Location on Campus

UR Dining Services received a “Gold” Loyal E. Horton Dining Award for Organic Krush.

May 13, 2022
Three UR Students Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarships To Research, Study Critical Languages Around the World
Three University of Richmond students have received competitive Boren scholarships to study abroad in Africa, Indonesia, and India.
May 11, 2022
University of Richmond Receives National Award for Widening Access to International Education
Award recognizes the most innovative and successful models nationwide for developing and expanding international education.
May 10, 2022
University of Richmond Chemistry Professor Michael Leopold Receives National Award for Outstanding Mentorship

Chemistry professor Michael Leopold received the 2022 Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Chemistry Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research.

May 5, 2022
University of Richmond Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements - Its Second
UR has earned a second STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
May 4, 2022
University of Richmond Sophomore Leah Ghazali Awarded Highly Competitive, Full-Tuition DoD SMART Scholarship

Leah Ghazali has been awarded the SMART award.

Media Placements

Virginia Business Logo
May 12, 2022
Va. CEOs expect increased sales despite shortages
Data from the latest CEO Economic Outlook survey is detailed in this article.
Bloomberg Law logo
May 11, 2022
Appeals Court 'Chips Away' High Court's Pliant Obviousness Take

Law professor Christopher Cotropia is quoted.

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May 11, 2022
Are abortion protests at Supreme Court Justices' homes illegal in Virginia?
Law professor Kevin Walsh is interviewed in this story, which ran on additional TV stations across Virginia, including WDVM in Washington, D.C.
New Pittsburgh Courier
May 11, 2022
ADHD in adults is challenging but highly treatable - a clinical psychologist explains

Psychology professor Laura Knouse authored this piece, which first appeared in The Conversation and has been republished by about 30 additional outlets. logo
May 11, 2022
Slate of Biden Nominees, Including Dela. Pick, Sails Through Confirmation Hearing
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.
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May 11, 2022
Citizen's Kruszewski wins 6 VPC awards

Sunni Brown, director of media and public relations, received a first place award from Virginia Professional Communicators for media pitching.