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University News
Student interest fuels new Africana Studies program

The University of Richmond collaborated with students to develop the curriculum.

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SPIDER TALKS
Democracy, duty, and serving through the law

Law professor Hank Chambers talks about democracy studies, the evolving workplace, and dramatic changes in criminal law.

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RESEARCH & INNOVATION
UR professors on the meaning and evolution of Latinx

Latinx Heritage Month celebrates the culture and contributions of a diverse community.

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SPIDER PRIDE
First-year golfer scores seven birdies to break UR record in her first round

Hannah Lydic, in her first event for Spider Women’s golf team, registered the lowest 18-hole score in program history.

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ALUMNI
Friends of alumni lost on 9/11 host memorial concert

Proceeds from the concert will go to the Twin Towers Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University of Richmond.

SPIDERS MAKING AN IMPACT

ALUMNI
An artist and an advocate

Alum Lindsay Adams uses her art to explore the complexities of living with a disability in her recent exhibition “Two Things Can Be True.”

Student Experience
Digging deep into the charged world of renewable energy

Students take a hands-on approach to providing solar technology training where it’s most needed.

STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Shining a light on marginalized communities

Two rising seniors are recognized as Truman finalists for their dedication to public service.

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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Inconsistent Fall Foliage Leaves Travelers Guessing on Finding Peak Colors

Geography professor Stephanie Spera is quoted.

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Credit Suisse Case Spotlights Who Can Lead Securities Lawsuits

Law professor Jessica Erickson is quoted.

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Space roar: The mystery of the loudest sound in the universe

Physics professor Jack Singal is quoted.

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Youngkin's restriction on trans students' rights is probably illegal, experts say

Law professor Jack Preis is quoted.

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The Dust Bowl and Native displacement

Leadership studies professor David Wilkins is interviewed in this podcast.

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Richmond professor shares tips on how to survive inflation

Finance professor Tom Arnold is interviewed in this story, which first aired on CBS 6.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS
Spiders on the Rise

Richmond received numerous top rankings in the most recent U.S. News and Princeton Review college guides. See how UR performed.

Student Experience
Fall kickoff 2022
Spiders arrived on campus eager to set up their spaces, renew friendships, and participate in welcome events, including a live concert.
University News
By the Numbers: Meet the Class of 2026

See how the incoming class of Spiders is ready to hit the ground running.