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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
23
Art in a Time of Urgency: Paintings by Romare Bearden and Norman Lewis
5:00 PM - 6:30 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. “Art in a Time of Urgency: Paintings by Romare Bearden and Norman Lewis” is a talk exploring the decision by two African American...
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Feb
23
The Extractive Zone: Comparative Indigineities in the Americas
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
In this talk, Macarena Gómez-Barris thinks through frames from memory studies, decolonize theory, and Native Studies in the Américas to outline a theory of what she calls the extractive zone, or areas of high “biodiversity” that are majority Indigenous spaces and that are...
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Feb
23
Robins Summer Business Institute Information Session
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
The Robins Summer Business Institute is an intensive two-week program for non-business majors that provides a practical foundation in current business practices through interactive class sessions, case studies and other readings, and problem-solving exercises. Classes are taught by the same...
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Feb
23
Ryland Lecture: Rightward Bound: The Rise of Conservatism in Postwar America
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The History Department welcomes Dr. Bruce J. Schulman, William E. Huntington Professor and Chair of the History Department at Boston University, who will give the Charles and Elizabeth Ryland Lecture. Bruce J. Schulman is the author of three books: From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt; Lyndon B. ...Johnson
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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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Game face. 46 minutes to tipoff. #OneRichmond #BeatVCU

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