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 Red 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. As President Joe Biden prioritizes actions to fight climate change, we're highlighting this The Conversation piece "To preserve US national parks in a warming world, reconnect fragmented public lands," written by Stephen Nash, visiting senior research scholar.

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President of Media & PR
cprice2@richmond.edu
804-287-6659
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR
sbrown5@richmond.edu
804-289-8056
Lindsey Campbell

Lindsey Grow

Media Relations Specialist
lcampbe4@richmond.edu
804-287-6317

Media Releases

March 4, 2021
Kevin F. Hallock Named University of Richmond's 11th President
The Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond has unanimously elected Kevin F. Hallock, an economist and compensation and labor market scholar, as the institution’s 11th president.
March 3, 2021
UR Student Harry Dang Receives Beckman Scholarship to Further Research on Sensors Used to Screen for Explosives and Drugs

Sophomore Harry Dang, of Saigon, Vietnam, has been awarded a prestigious Beckman Foundation Scholarship to pursue research focused on the development of cost-effective and portable sensors used by law enforcement, health professionals, and consumers to screen for explosives, drugs, and disease biochemical indicators.

March 2, 2021
University of Richmond Museums Offer Interactive Digital Experiences to Make Exhibitions Available During COVID-19

University Museums is offering free online resources to ensure the greater community can engage and participate in exhibitions and programming from the comfort and safety of their own homes and classrooms. 

February 26, 2021
Two University of Richmond Students to Participate in Selective Public Policy and International Affairs Program
Two University of Richmond students have been chosen to participate in the Public Policy and International Affairs Program’s Junior Summer Institute.
February 25, 2021
University of Richmond Science Colleagues Issued Patent for Gold Nanoparticle in Ceramic Glaze
Three science faculty colleagues at the University of Richmond have been issued a patent for a glaze process that is a safer and more cost-effective alternative to the current process of color ceramics.
February 18, 2021
University of Richmond named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students and Scholars; One of 17 Institutions Honored for Both
For the third consecutive year, the University of Richmond is included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. Students and Fulbright U.S. Scholars for 2020-21.

Media Placements

Richmond Times-Dispatch Logo
March 4, 2021
University of Richmond names Kevin Hallock its next president
Kevin Hallock has been announced as the University’s 11th president.
Virginia Business Logo
March 4, 2021
University of Richmond names new president
Kevin Hallock has been announced as the University’s 11th president.
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March 4, 2021
University of Richmond names Kevin F. Hallock its next president
Kevin Hallock has been announced as the University’s 11th president.
Henrico Citizen Logo
March 4, 2021
Ur names Hallock as its new president
Kevin Hallock has been announced as the University’s 11th president.
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March 4, 2021
University of Richmond's first Black president approaching last year of term

President Ronald A. Crutcher is interviewed.

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March 4, 2021
Biden Can Flip Second Circuit After Judge Hall Goes Senior
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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