In the News

In the News

Mainstream national media and top industry trade publications frequently turn to University of Richmond faculty and staff experts to add perspective to the news of the day and serve as key authorities on issues of national and international importance. Within the UR newsroom you will find media placements, the University’s releases, and featured experts.

Check out the Top Media Moments from 2022

The Conversation

University of Richmond faculty contribute articles to The Conversation, an independent news source specializing in articles written by academics for a general audience. View The Conversation pieces authored by UR faculty here.

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President for Communications and Media Relations
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

March 23, 2023
University of Richmond Announces New Provost

Joan Saab, an experienced administrator and distinguished art history and visual culture scholar, will join the UR community in July. 

March 15, 2023
$25 Million Gift to the University of Richmond Will Support Creation of New Center Focused on Academic Support for Students
UR alums and longtime generous benefactors Carole and Marcus Weinstein will donate $25 million to the University of Richmond to support a center focused on student learning. This is the second largest single gift in the University’s history. The Carole and Marcus Weinstein Learning Center will be located in Boatwright Memorial Library.
March 13, 2023
Director of University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab Awarded $250K NIH Grant for Redlining Research
Rob Nelson, director of the Digital Scholarship Lab, has been awarded nearly $250K from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of redlining.
March 9, 2023
University of Richmond Names New Dean of Admission
Melissa Falk has been appointed associate vice president and dean of admission at the University of Richmond.  
March 2, 2023
Small Class Sizes and Experiential Learning Land Robins School of Business in Poets&Quants Top 20 Undergrad Business Schools
The Robins School of Business ranked in the top 20 in the annual Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings by “Poets&Quants for Undergrads,” the leading online publication for undergraduate business education news.
February 23, 2023
Two UR Students Awarded Competitive Beckman Scholarships to Further Faculty-Mentored Research on Fighting Diseases
University of Richmond sophomores Abigail Ali and Auden Wilson have each been awarded a prestigious Beckman Foundation Scholarship.

Media Placements

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March 24, 2023
TwinTail Brews, another classroom-born product from the University of Richmond, hits the market

This article highlights the latest product resulting from the Bench Top Innovations program.

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March 24, 2023
University of Richmond announces new provost

President Kevin F. Hallock is quoted in this article about Joan Saab, who will become executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of Richmond, effective July 1.

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March 23, 2023
Rap On Trial Is Now Mainstream

Liberal arts professor Erik Nielson is quoted and research from his book, Rap on Trial, is featured.

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March 22, 2023
Biden Judicial Nominee Stumbles Over Brady Motion Definition (1)
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.
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March 22, 2023
Trump Fixer Cohen Is Ready for Star Witness Role
Law professor Carl Tobias is interviewed. logo
March 22, 2023
Biden Judicial Pick Flubs GOP Senator’s Quiz – This Time About 'Brady' Motions
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.