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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
21
Global Environment Speaker Series: Achieving Food Security in a Changing Climate
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Global Environment Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Meredith Niles, assistant professor in the Department of Food and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Vermont. Agriculture and food systems will be potentially heavily affected by climate change.  These effects are slated to fall most...
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Feb
21
Richmond School Board Excursion
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Richmond is a vibrant center for city and state government and public policy. UR Downtown is located just a few blocks from the Virginia State Capitol and Richmond’s City Hall. The Richmond City Council and Richmond School Board meet regularly in City Hall at 301 North Ninth Street. The...
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Feb
21
Agents of Change Documentary
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Agents of Change links the past to the present and the present to the past —making it not just a movie, but a movement. It examines the untold story of the racial conditions on college campuses and in the country that led to these protests.  The film’s characters were caught ...at
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Feb
22
Trump's Ban On Travel and Resettlement: Legal Issues, Responses, and Consequences for Refugees and Immigrants
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Both President Trump’s executive order on travel and recent judicial responses to it have raised a number of legal, practical, and interpretive questions. These range from the immediate consequences for immigrants, refugees, and permanent residents from the seven countries identified in the ban,...
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Photos from @urichmond

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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Game face. 46 minutes to tipoff. #OneRichmond #BeatVCU

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The Spiders have WON the Battle for the Capital! Thank you, alumni! We couldn't have done this without you. After four years, @urichmond claimed a decisive win in our alumni giving challenge with the @vcualumni ahead of tonight's match-up with our cross-town rivals. We broke a few records too! Now, it's time to repeat that victory in the game tonight! Cheer on @spidermbb tonight! #RVAB4C #GoSpiders #BeatVCU #SpiderPride #OneRichmond #RVAB4C

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Congrats, Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of @urspcs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe ( @governorterrymcauliffe) appointed Dean Wilson to serve as a member of the State Board of Education. #SpiderPride

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Let's notch our first win for the day against @VCU, #spiders! Calling all @urichmondalumni! Donate at battleforthecapital.org #spiderpride #RVAB4C

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Happy Friday, from this blue heron near the Commons! #campuswildlife

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Tomorrow night, @spidermbb takes on @vcu_hoops in the Robins Center! Let's show them we've got their backs and wrap up this win. WebstUR and Rodney are battling it out, and we've got until noon Friday to make sure the Spiders win the Battle for the Capital. A $5 gift from any alumni counts toward beating the Rams in the Battle. www.battleforthecapital.org #GoSpiders #BeatVCU #SpiderPride #RVAB4C

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Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for @slate and CBS News political analyst, spoke on campus Wednesday about 20th century racial discrimination and its long term implications. Part of the @jepsonschool Leadership Forum, his lecture included maps of redlining from our very own Digital Scholarship Lab's "Mapping Inequality" collection. #spiderpride

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#10reasons to #love #urichmond 10. Our Alumni: Whether in the classroom, the boardroom, hospitals, or outer space, you’ll often find #urichmond alumni at the center of stories that matter. Leland Melvin, R'86 ( @lelandmelvin) was both drafted to play in the @nfl and went on to orbit around the Earth on two space missions with @nasa. #10reasons to #love #urichmond #SpiderPride #URLove

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#10reasons to #love #urichmond 9. d-hall: Some of life’s sweetest moments are shared at d-hall, from the delicious desserts to brunch with friends. #SpiderPride #URLove

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#10reasons to #love #urichmond 8. International Education: More than 60 percent of our students make the world their classroom, and Richmond ranks second for the number of students who study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education. #SpiderPride #URLove

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