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There's only one spider mascot in higher education.
And that is fitting, because there's only one school like Richmond.

Liberal Arts, Plus

A liberal arts core integrated with business, leadership studies, law, and continuing education

Guaranteed Fellowships

Guaranteed funding for a summer research or internship experience for every undergraduate

Leading Financial Aid

An admission process that does not consider financial need, plus a commitment to cover 100% of the costs the family cannot

No Teaching Assistants

All classes taught by faculty teacher-scholars—no teaching assistants

Division I Athletics

Highly ranked academics plus successful Division I athletics

Event Picks

Feb
24
Robins School of Business Focused Friday: How to Design a Startup
11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
The Robins School of Business will host their final Focused Friday of the 2016-2017 academic year. Please join Remo Kommnick, '12, product manager of INM United, and Niki Liu, '14, web developer for INM United, for a workshop on how to design a startup. Agenda 11:15 a.m. - Pizza & Drinks ...11:30
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Feb
24
Gerrymandering and the Future of Congressional Representation
12:30 PM - 1:25 PM
Please join the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement for this week's Brown Bag on Gerrymandering and the Future of Congressional Representation. Speaker Alex Keena, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, will talk about the definitions and process behind redistricting and gerrymandering, as well as...
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Feb
24
The Peace Project - Reflections on art, cinema and perception
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Zournazi, Senior Lecturer of Sociology, University of New South Wales, will deliver the keynote lecture at the conference Change is Possible and Necessary: New Perspectives on Wim Wenders as Filmmaker and Visual Critic. Mary Zournazi is an Australian writer and philosopher. She is the author ...of
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Feb
24
The Promise of American Democracy
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The School of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Robert G. O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. In this discussion, Dr. O’Meally will connect the current state of American politics, and how the 2016 election relates to the arc of...
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Yes, we know it's February, but this weather makes it hard to resist the urge to hold class outside. #wx #urichmond #technicallystillwinter

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Congrats to math professor Jim Davis, who received a Fulbright Global Scholar program award to support his research and allow him to engage directly with colleagues across the world who are working to solve complicated and essential math problems. #SpiderPride #fulbright #international #urichmond

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@beagreenspider and several brave volunteers are continuing to talk trash after last night's @spidermbb victory over Davidson. This waste audit will help campus understand how well we are doing at diverting waste from landfills and contribute to future planning to make our campus greener. #SpiderPride #URsustainability

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Registration for #SpiderReunion opens next month! We can't wait to welcome @urichmondalumni back to campus, yet we must! In the interim, help us out, alumni, and share your favorite photos from your days on campus with the #SpiderReunion hashtag. Post them on social media and tag us, or email socialmedia @richmond.edu. #SpiderPride

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SPIDERS WIN! Great job tonight, @spidermbb! #spiderpride #onerichmond

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Great score! @spidermbb starting the game off right! #onerichmond #spiderpride

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We're proud of President Ronald Crutcher, who is representing @urichmond tonight in New York at a kick-off event for partner universities of the American Talent Initiative and talking about the Spiders with former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg Philanthropies supports the ATI, which is a bold initiative to recruit and graduate highly qualified students from lower-income families. UR helped cofound the initiative with 30 other top universities across the country. #SpiderPride

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Richmond has a rich history of preparing women for leadership. Today, some of our outstanding #urichmond leaders are sharing about their journeys in #highered leadership. #SpiderPride

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On Monday, pipa virtuoso Wu Man gave a beautiful demonstration of the sounds and history of this ancient Chinese instrument that goes back 2000 years. She had performed with the Shanghai Quartet at @modlincenter over the weekend. #spiderpride #pipa #music

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Congrats, @spiderswimdive!! We're running out of room for all of this hardware you keep picking up! #SpiderPride #a10champs ‍️

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Second half underway. No pressure. #spiderpride

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ShawnDre' with six, his Spiders with 35, and @spidermbb with a 4-point lead late in the first. Let's go Spiders!

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