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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.

Featured Experts: Halloween

  • Candy Tax Hayes Holderness, a tax law expert, can discuss which of your favorite Halloween treats are taxed and why. 
  • Spiders Jennifer O'Donnell, biology professor and animal care expert, cares for and studies a variety of tarantulas.
  • Zombies Elizabeth Outka associate professor of English, investigates the connection between historic plagues and today's zombie craze.

Need an Expert? Contact Us

Cynthia Price
Director of Media & PR

Sunni Brown
Assistant Director of Media & PR

Lindsey Campbell
Media Relations Specialist


The University of Richmond media and public relations team is providing the following recap of recent UR news we hope you will find useful for your publication, website, and social media channels: #ICYMI: Oct. 11, 2019.

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