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 for Communications and Media Relations
Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown

Director of Media & PR

Media Releases

May 24, 2023
Recent University of Richmond Graduate Awarded Critical Language Scholarship to Study in Indonesia
Sarah Schalkoff, who graduated from the University of Richmond on May 7, was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Bahasa Indonesia this summer.
May 23, 2023
University of Richmond Student Selected to Participate in Prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute in the UK
Chloe Goode has received a competitive opportunity to study at Queen’s University Belfast through a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom.
May 22, 2023
Seven University of Richmond Jepson School of Leadership Studies Students Awarded Scholarships to Study at Oxford
Seven recent leadership studies grads are heading to the University of Oxford to pursue one-year master’s degree programs through the Jepson Scholars Program.
May 18, 2023
University of Richmond Health Studies Professor Kathryn Jacobsen Receives National Award for Teaching Excellence
Jacobsen, William E. Cooper Distinguished University Chair, received the 2023 Velji Global Health Award for Teaching Excellence.
May 15, 2023
University of Richmond Dining Services Receives Two National Awards; Snags Top Honors for Residential Dining and Catering
UR Dining Services received a gold award in two categories — residential dining facility and catering, special event.
May 10, 2023
Recent University of Richmond Graduate Shea Henderson Awarded Boren Scholarship to Study Mandarin in Taiwan
Recent University of Richmond graduate plans to study Mandarin through the International Chinese Language Program offered at National Taiwan University.

Media Placements

Science logo
May 24, 2023
Want to improve young scientists’ mentoring experience? Train their mentors in cultural awareness

Psychology professor Janelle Peifer, a clinical psychologist, is quoted.

Wallet Hub logo
May 24, 2023
2023’s Best Places for Summer Jobs

Linda Fisher Thornton, an adjunct professor in the Human Resource Management program is featured as an expert.

WBUR logo
May 23, 2023
Tik Tok sues Montana to block the state ban
Law professor Carl Tobias is interviewed on this episode of "Here and Now" that aired on NPR stations around the country.
BBC Culture logo
May 23, 2023
The 100 greatest children's books: Who voted?

English professor Elisabeth Gruner, who researches and teaches children’s and young adult literature, is featured as an expert voter.

Newsweek logo
May 22, 2023
Fresh Mpox Warning Issued Ahead of Summer

Health studies professor Kathryn H. Jacobsen, an epidemiologist, is quoted.

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May 22, 2023
TikTok sues Montana to block ban, citing First Amendment
Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.