Professor Rick Mayes was chosen to give the Last Lecture this year, in which he gave his audience six pieces of advice to leading a more meaningful life.
Inspired by a best-selling book, colleges have asked professors what they would say if they were to give a final lecture. UR will host a Last Lecture in April.
Chance to Play is the project of UR students with passions for sports and philanthropy. It works with the World Pediatric Project to serve patients in Richmond.
The a cappella group’s third annual King of Hearts Concert drew a crowd of about 100 on Saturday, and featured an opening performance by VCU’s Notochords.
As part of Jepson’s Study of Statesmanship Lecture Series, Václav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, will speak at the University of Richmond in April.
Richmond is one of 15 Virginia schools sending students to the annual Ethics Bowl debate, where the main topic is ethics and social media this year.
Scott Allison, UR psychology professor, was quoted in two LA Times articles about Lance Armstrong admitting to doping. Allison co-authored a book on heroes.
A new course called Leadership in Journalism has emerged as a result of a push from the Provost’s Office to increase cross-school incorporation.
RVA Worldwide is a new initiative to help connect local bands with the DJ’s on the campus radio station WDCE, initiated by Josh Urban, the host of The Signalman