Business | Web Update
Delta Sigma Pi fraternity completes first year on campus
»By | Apr 20, 10:00 pm ET

The Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity has been on campus now for one year. DSP only takes current or intended business majors.

LAIS | Web Update
LAIS seniors present papers on literature and film
»By | Apr 18, 8:41 pm ET

Marielle Mahan presented a paper on the role and perception of women in literature in the Spanish Renaissance. She also won Outstanding LAIS major.

Entrepreneurship | Web Update
Town hall highlights millennials’ contributions
»By | Apr 18, 7:55 pm ET

Speakers discussed the importance of service and entrepreneurship for young people. Richmond was chosen for its engaged student body.

Documentary | Web Update
“In Organic We Trust” documentary screened at Richmond
»By | Apr 17, 11:33 pm ET

The organic food movement was discussed as part of the Roosevelt Institute’s Documentaries in the Greek program. Students found the topic beneficial but the documentary lacking.

Graduation | Web Update
Student graduation speakers stand out among peers
»By | Apr 17, 10:41 pm ET

Student speakers for graduation ceremonies have extensive extra-curricular involvement. They are all Lavender graduates: seniors who identify as LGBTQ or allies.

Junior Melissa Diamond presents at the United Nations
»By | Apr 19, 6:35 pm ET

After meeting the World Autism Awareness Day coordinator at the UN, Diamond was invited to speak. She presented on the therapy program she started in Palestine.

News | Web Update
Richmond alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize
»By | Apr 17, 10:52 pm ET

Chris Hamby won the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative report on lawyers and doctors who rigged a system to deny benefits to coal miners who have black lung disease.

Event | Web Update
Acclaimed American magazines holding event at Richmond
»By | Apr 15, 8:57 pm ET

The event will include a panel discussion of students among entrepreneurs and political leaders including Tim Kaine. Followed by a networking reception.

LAIS | Web Update
LAIS majors to present research at student symposium
»By | Apr 14, 2:32 pm ET

LAIS majors are required to present a 10-minute research paper in Spanish. Martín Bonadeo will lecture on new languages in contemporary Latin American art.

Boatwright bell tower chimes will mimic wind patterns
»By | Apr 16, 5:53 pm ET

Twenty-four hours of data from airport wind censors will translate into four minutes of musical notes. A visiting professor is in charge of this project.

Photo Gallery: Hardywood
»By | Apr 16, 5:24 pm ET

Richmond locals and students have a new place to hang out and bump into old friends. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery hosts about 10 food trucks on Thursday nights.

"Hearing them tell how the stories had affected their lives and given them hope for justice reminded me why I got into journalism.” Chris Hamby, A former journalism student at University of Richmond, and Pulitzer Prize winner

Most University of Richmond students have heard news of the recent cholera outbreak in Haiti, but the gravity of the situation was made clearer on Wednesday afternoon.

Prescription drugs, narcotics, sexual crimes, and prevention are examined in statistical detail.

The analysis harnesses data from “Police Reports” published in The Collegian, spanning Aug. 28, 2008, to March 25, 2010.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha hosted the school’s first “Race at Richmond” panel. As a close to Black History Month, students addressed the issue of racism on campus.


I won’t check myself into CAPS just yet, but I won’t be surprised if I need to come January. I, along with many other juniors studying abroad, should be prepared to go slightly insane upon returning to Richmond.

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