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STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Class of 2022: Join the celebration
See Spiders take the traditional walk across campus, celebrate their achievements, and step into the future.

Spotlight

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Campus Life
Sea change: Music helps students grasp climate risk facing island nations

Pacific and Indian Ocean island artists engaged students during a multiday residency that combined music, discussion, and hands-on learning.

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THE CONVERSATION
Biology with Tibetan Buddhist monks: What I'm taking back to my college classroom from teaching at a monastery
Dan Pierce, assistant professor of biology, authored this piece.

Latest

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SPIDER PRIDE
Spider discovers her niche in neuroscience

A young scientist’s drive led her from India to a UR research lab — and then to Scotland to present her findings.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS
New York Times bestselling author and PBS host offers grads 67 reasons for optimism

Kelly Corrigan, a 1989 graduate, provided the class with dozens of reasons to look forward to their next chapter.

SPIDERS MAKING AN IMPACT

RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Student-faculty duos share benefits of mentored research at UR

University of Richmond student and faculty researchers talked about their experiences in a panel discussion with President Kevin Hallock that kicked off inauguration weekend.

University News
Meet our 4 new Goldwater scholars

The University of Richmond is the only Virginia school in 2022 with four Goldwater scholars, who will join the ranks of the brightest undergraduate science and math researchers in the nation.

RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Cause and effect: UR expert insights on Ukraine crisis and world reaction

Faculty analyze the political, economic, and psychological effects, as the conflict unfolds in Europe. 

Alumni
2007 Richmond graduate re-ups to fight for Ukraine

Valua Chuk served in the Ukrainian military once before. Now he’s evacuated his family and rejoined Ukraine’s army.

In the News

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ADHD in adults is challenging but highly treatable - a clinical psychologist explains
Psychology professor Laura Knouse authored this piece.
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Appeals Court 'Chips Away' High Court's Pliant Obviousness Take

Law professor Christopher Cotropia is quoted.

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Inflation drives up prices for food at grocery stores, economics experts weigh in
Finance professor Tom Arnold is interviewed in this story that first appeared on NBC 12.
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Are abortion protests at Supreme Court Justices' homes illegal in Virginia?
Law professor Kevin Walsh is interviewed in this story, which ran on additional TV stations across Virginia, including WDVM in Washington, D.C.
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Va. CEOs expect increased sales despite shortages
Data from the latest CEO Economic Outlook survey is detailed in this article.
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Indictment Alleges Young Thug's Lyrics Reinforce That He Conspired To Participate In Criminal Gang Activity
Liberal arts professor Erik Nielson is quoted from an article that appeared in The New York Times.

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Campus Views

Campus Life
High style
The University of Richmond is well known for the beauty of its campus. See rarely viewed architectural details in this soaring video tour.
University News
Creating the sustainable campus of the future
The Princeton Review has recognized the University as one of the top green colleges for more than a decade — see why.
Spaces
Bottomley House: The heart of the Jepson Alumni Center boasts an interesting history

The historic home is UR’s official bed-and-breakfast, offering overnight accommodations to alums and University guests.

Spaces
Hidden Richmond
Take a tour of some of the lesser-known, under-the-radar sights on Richmond’s campus. 

Multimedia

Student Experience
Absurdly inventive: Students launch food business through a new course

Watch student entrepreneurs learn how to create and bring to market the product they developed: Absurd Snacks.

ARTS
Dance as a tool of social justice
Students choreograph a performance to tell the story of the first Black bus drivers in Richmond.
University News
Celebrating 50 seasons of the Robins Center
Every Spider’s story begins here. Check out a highlight reel of remarkable moments on our home court.