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

October 3, 2022
University of Richmond Biologists Partner with State Conservation Experts for Invasive Species Management in the Chesapeake Bay
Biology professor Carrie Wu and her students are partnering with conversation experts to help manage an invasive marsh plant.
September 29, 2022
UR Student Combats Youth Unemployment in Nigeria
Amara Ugochukwu, a University of Richmond junior from Essen, Germany, received a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant to support her project to combat youth unemployment in Nigeria.
September 28, 2022
UR Senior Receives National Award for Photography
Sherley Arias-Pimentel, a University of Richmond senior from Newark, New Jersey, has been awarded the Joy of Giving Something Fellowship through Imagining America.
September 27, 2022
Law School Wins Award for Legal Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The Legal Business Design Hub in the University of Richmond School of Law has been named the winner in the “Learning” category of the Fast Company 2022 Innovation by Design Awards.
September 19, 2022
UR's Chief Information Officer Honored Nationally for DEI Efforts

Keith “Mac” McIntosh, University of Richmond’s vice president for information services and chief information officer, has received the 2022 EDUCAUSE DEI Leadership Award.

September 12, 2022
University of Richmond Moves Into Top 20 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Richmond #18 overall among national liberal arts colleges. This ranking is UR’s highest from U.S. News.

Media Placements

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September 29, 2022
Indigenous defenders stand between illegal roads and survival of the Amazon rainforest - elections in Brazil and Peru could be a turning point

David Salisbury, associate professor of geography, environment, and sustainability, authored this piece.

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September 29, 2022
Senate confirms Arianna Freeman to US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the first woman of color to join that bench

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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September 29, 2022
Arrogance and self-adulation have the former president backed in a corner and the optics don't look good

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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September 29, 2022
Senate confirms Lisa Gomez as assistant secretary of Labor, EBSA head

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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September 29, 2022
UN slavery estimate raises question: Are 50 million people really enslaved today?

Political science professor Monti Datta authored this piece.

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September 29, 2022
Stairway to heaven

Accounting professor Nancy Bagranoff is quoted.