arts alumni
ALUMNI
Meet 4 inspiring alums in the arts

Appreciation of the arts led these Spiders to successful careers.

Spotlight

spiders helping spiders
UNIVERSITY NEWS
Spiders give back to students in need

The Richmond community spent one week in November assisting Spider undergrads.

brian jordan
ALUMNI
Pro baseball and football alum tackles childhood literacy

After Brian Jordan’s elite pro sports career, he turned his focus to helping kids overcome adversity through reading.

 

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new hr chief
University News
‘An effective and collaborative leader’

Geraldine Sullivan joins the Spider community as chief human resources officer this spring.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS
Honoring a legacy of leadership and generosity

Marcus Weinstein is awarded the Paragon Medal, the University of Richmond’s highest honor.

SPIDERS MAKING AN IMPACT

STUDENT EXPERIENCE
UR student tackles youth unemployment in Nigeria

Amara Ugochukwu spent her summer working with unemployed youth in Nigeria to help them learn new skills and practice business strategies.

ALUMNI
Double Spider confirmed to U.S. District Court
U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Hanes served as a lawyer in Virginia for more than 10 years. Then, the White House called.
University News
UR named a top green college
The University has been recognized for its environmental stewardship in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges for more than a decade. In the 2023 edition, UR made the Top 50 list for the first time.
STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Life behind the lens

Spider senior and national award-winning photographer Sherley Arias-Pimentel is using her artistic eye to tell stories of marginalized communities.

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GALLERY
Fall Colors
Download the peak fall colors for yourself, and say hello to your new background.
GALLERY
Red light at night
See a nighttime light show.
GALLERY
Peak
Cherry blossoms wrap Westhampton lake.
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Come together
Nighttime activity reflected in the lake.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS
Spiders protecting the Amazon
See how faculty and students work with indigenous people in the Amazon to identify threats and help curb deforestation in the rainforest. 
SPIDER TALKS
Improving health care around the world

Health studies professor Kathryn H. Jacobsen talks about how she and her students are working to bring about positive changes in global health policy.

UNIVERSITY NEWS
Happy Holidays, Spiders

Watch a special holiday message from Kevin and Tina Hallock.