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.

Ronald A. Crutcher, University of Richmond’s 10th president, steps down this summer. Learn more about his legacy.

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. The latest University of Richmond authored piece is by Timothy Hamilton, who explains carbon border taxes and whether they are an effective tool for slowing climate change in "The EU wants a carbon tax on imports - but would it be the climate solution officials expect?"

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Cynthia Price

Cynthia Price

Associate Vice President of Media & PR
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

June 17, 2021
University of Richmond Psychology Professor Camilla Nonterah Awarded $50K Grant From American Society of Transplantation
Psychology professor Camilla Nonterah has received $50,000 in grant funding from the American Society of Transplantation for her research on barriers in access to organ transplants.
June 16, 2021
Four UR Students Awarded Fulbright Grants To Live, Work, and Study in Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands, and South Korea
Four University of Richmond students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants to be completed during the 2021-22 academic year.
June 15, 2021
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher Receives Resolution Honoring His Leadership at UR and in Higher Education
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher was presented with a House Joint Resolution Monday afternoon honoring him as a distinguished leader at UR and in higher education.
June 14, 2021
University of Richmond Accounting Professor Nancy Bagranoff Receives Prestigious Award for Accounting Education
Accounting professor Nancy Bagranoff has received the 2021 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.
June 10, 2021
Two UR Students Selected for Governor's Fellow Program
Two University of Richmond students are participating in Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s 2021 Governor’s Fellows Program.


June 9, 2021
University of Richmond Biology Professor Kristine Grayson Awarded Nearly $75K from USDA for Research on Invasive Pests
Biology professor Kristine Grayson has been awarded nearly $75,000 from the USDA to fund a research project focusing on the box tree moth, an invasive pest detrimental to boxwoods when they are caterpillars.

Media Placements

Henrico Citizen
June 15, 2021
Outgoing University of Richmond President Ronald Crutcher receives Va. House joint resolution
The leadership of President Ronald A. Crutcher is highlighted.
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June 11, 2021
University of Richmond will require vaccines, but not until they gain full approval
This story covers the fall opening plans, including a vaccine requirement, which were announced to the University community Thursday. This story was also covered by NBC 12 and 8News.
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June 11, 2021
Opinion: The Senate should confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the D.C. Circuit
Law professor and judicial expert Carl Tobias authored this piece.


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June 11, 2021
Starbucks Stadium? Coffee chain applies for naming rights
Law professor Ashley Dobbs, who specializes in intellectual property, is quoted. This article was picked up by nearly 40 additional publications.
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June 11, 2021
Sedition Hunters: Amateur Sleuths in Online Manhunt (Podcast)
Law professor Carl Tobias is interviewed.


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June 10, 2021
The Senate Has Just Confirmed The First Muslim American Federal Judge In U.S. History
Law professor Carl Tobias is interviewed. This “Hear Every Voice” segment aired on dozens of public radio stations across the country.