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

August 16, 2022
University of Richmond Geography and the Environment Professor Stephanie Spera Selected as Voices for Science Fellow
Geography and the environment professor Stephanie Spera has been selected as one of 40 scientists to participate in the 2022 Voices for Science cohort.
August 12, 2022
Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and Heroes among University of Richmond's Class of 2026; Fall Semester Classes Begin Aug. 22
The more than 860 first-year students who make up the incoming first-year class of 2026 stand out in many ways. One student speaks five languages. Another student received a Boy Scouts of America Medal of Merit for saving a life in Alaska. Another climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
August 10, 2022
University of Richmond Announces New Academic Opportunities For 2022-23 Academic Year

Changes include launching the Africana Studies program and adding minors in sustainability and data science and statistics.   

August 2, 2022
University of Richmond Partners With National Career Leadership Group to Collect Alumni Outcome Data
The University of Richmond’s Alumni & Career Services and Institutional Effectiveness teams are partnering with The Career Leadership Collective to collect career outcome data.
August 1, 2022
University of Richmond Names VP for Communications and Marketing

Tom Addonizio has been appointed as the new vice president for communications and marketing at the University of Richmond.

July 28, 2022
University of Richmond Featured in Fiske Guide's 2023 Edition
The Fiske Guide to Colleges has selected the University of Richmond for its 2023 edition.

Media Placements

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August 13, 2022
Kate Cassada column: Teacher vacancy crisis demands more than piecemeal fixes

Education professor Kate Cassada, director of the Center for Leadership in Education, authored this piece.

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August 11, 2022
Investors Flee Drug Giants as Zantac Cancer Trials Approach

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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August 11, 2022
University of Richmond adds new course opportunities for 2022-2023 school year

This article highlights the new Africana Studies program and the addition of sustainability and data and statistics minors.

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August 11, 2022
Quick Pickles vs Fermentation|Chemists in the Kitchen

In this YouTube series, chemistry professor Julie Pollock cohosts a show with fellow chemists to teach STEM lessons through cooking.

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August 10, 2022
Musk Says Twitter Hiding Witnesses He Needs in Buyout Fight

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.

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August 10, 2022
Biden to nominate SC Judge DeAndrea Gist Benjamin to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Law professor Carl Tobias is quoted.