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.

UR faculty are sought-after media experts. Check out hot topics UR experts can discuss.

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President of Media & PR
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

January 31, 2023
Two University of Richmond Students Offered Competitive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad
Two University of Richmond students were offered Gilman scholarships to support their study abroad experiences.
January 27, 2023
Labor Availability and Inflation Continue to Concern CEOs; Virginia Economic Outlook Index Trending Slightly Downward
Ninety-six percent of CEOs identified either labor availability or inflation negatively impacting their business at this time, with supply chain issues a distant third area of concern.
January 26, 2023
University of Richmond Awarded Competitive Beckman Grant for 6th Time; Funding Will Support Scholarships for Science Students
UR has been awarded a prestigious Beckman Scholars grant for faculty-mentored student research.
January 25, 2023
University of Richmond Names New Chief Human Resources Officer

Geraldine Sullivan will begin at UR on March 27. Sullivan is UR’s first CHRO.

January 24, 2023
University of Richmond Custodial Staff Contribute to Latest Museum Exhibition Highlighting the Immigrant Workforce
Custodial services staff at the University of Richmond played a key role in the latest museum exhibition, and their involvement had nothing to do with keeping the space beautiful.
January 23, 2023
University of Richmond Awards Paragon Medal — University's Highest Honor — to Marcus Weinstein; 2nd recipient in UR History
The Paragon Medal, the University of Richmond’s highest honor, has been awarded to Marcus Weinstein, a UR alum, well-known philanthropist, and chairman of Weinstein Properties.

Media Placements

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January 31, 2023
The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures for 1.31.23

Cynthia Price, associate vice president of media and public relations, will serve as vice president on the 2023 board of directors for College Communicators Association of Virginia and D.C.

January 30, 2023
5 Alternatives to Journaling for People Who Simply Don’t Wanna

Psychology professor Janelle Peifer is quoted.

January 30, 2023
Biden has bolstered 9th Circuit’s liberal flank, but has yet to match Trump’s impact

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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January 30, 2023
How To Get Your Loved Ones To Actually Use Their Voice And Vote

Political science professor Jennifer Erkulwater is quoted.

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January 30, 2023
J&J blocked from using bankruptcy to resolve talcum powder lawsuits

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

January 30, 2023
‘A classic case’: A legal expert explains why lawsuits challenging abortion pill restrictions may succeed

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.