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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

Jan
24
Robins Executive Speaker Series: Greg Grilliot
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dean Nancy A. Bagranoff and the Robins School of Business are proud to host the fourth event of the 2016-2017 Robins Executive Speaker Series. This series was established to enhance connections between our students, the school and the community. Please join us as Greg Grilliot, general...
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Jan
24
The Jepson Leadership Forum: Isabel Wilkerson
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Jepson Leadership Forum presents Isabel Wilkerson, journalist and bestselling author of The Story of the Great Migration, for a discussion on (Un)Told: The Story of The Great Migration. Wilkerson is part of the 2016-17 Jepson Leadership Forum, Reconstruction and the Arc of Racial...
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Jan
30
American Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: A Dialogue with Ambassador Thomas Pickering
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ambassador Thomas Pickering, dubbed the “five star general of the diplomatic corps” by Time Magazine, has served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Russia, India, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and Jordan. His four-decade diplomatic career has included widely praised service under...
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Feb
06
The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream, with author Courtney Martin
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
For the first time in history, the majority of American parents do not believe that their kids will be better off than they were. While some may see this as unfortunate, TED speaker and author Courtney E. Martin reads it as a provocation: better off based on whose standards? In this talk...
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Photos from @urichmond

A nice foggy morning on campus is an invitation to slow down and enjoy the weekend.

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On this overcast and dreary day, @urengage hosted a watch party for the #inauguration, and several campus groups came together to provide opportunities for our community to learn how to get involved with causes they believe in here on campus and in the world beyond Richmond. #OneRichmond #SpiderPride

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As we anticipate the inauguration of a new U.S. president tomorrow, we look back to Sept. 9, 2011, when President Barack Obama spoke about the economy at University of Richmond. #tbt #potus

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It's National Thank Your Mentor Day! Make sure to write a note to your mentor to say thank you.

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Can't beat this morning's sunrise over the Weinstein Center. #riseandgrind

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Welcome to our new international students, and welcome back to #urichmond students returning from study abroad! Come by the International Center for good discussions, delicious snacks, and important information for your next steps on the journey at Richmond. #spidersabroad

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Powerful performance of "Rise Up" from Francheska Williams. "I'll rise up, and I'll do it a thousand times again." #mlkdayur #mlkday

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The Commemoration is off to a great start with student group Ngoma African Dance Company. #mlkday #mlkdayur

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No-sew fleece blankets made for a local youth group home today at @urlawschool. #mlkday #mlkdayur

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#latergram of one of today's service sites at the East End cemetery, where #urichmond students, staff, and faculty cleared away weeds and brush from a historic African American burial ground. #mlkday #mlkdayur

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Students are also at the local USO putting together toiletry kits for members of the military. #mlkdayur #mlkday

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Some of our #urichmond students putting together hospitality bags for families at Ronald McDonald House. More updates to come. #mlkday #mlkdayur

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