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Open Enrollment, November 4-15

Open Enrollment is the one time of the year when employees can make changes to their benefit elections without a qualifying event. All faculty and staff are required to complete online open enrollment in BannerWeb — even if not making changes.Learn more

Inside Higher Ed spotlighting UR faculty research

All this week, WAMC’s Academic Minute radio show, showcased on Inside Higher Ed, is featuring Richmond professors and their research — ranging from political conflict and American mathematics to modern day slavery.Learn more

Spider Talks: Examining the Reconstruction Amendments

In this episode of Spider Talks, President Crutcher sits down with professor and constitutional law scholar Kurt Lash, whose work examines the Reconstruction Amendments and the "extraordinary history" of the Constitution. Watch now

International scholars to converge in Richmond to discuss future of Holocaust commemoration

Scholars from around the world will join UR faculty for a conference Sept. 24–27 that aims to explore the evolution of Holocaust education and commemoration. Learn more

Creative assets now available to assist with communications needs

A new comprehensive toolbox of creative assets — PowerPoint templates, email signature templates, photography, video shorts of campus, brand graphic elements, and more — is now available for downloading on the University's Online Brand Center.Learn more

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

McIntosh presents at EDUCAUSE conference

Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh co-presented "Let's Stop Talking About DEI and Take Action!," "A Conversation with African-American CIOs: Provocative, Authentic, Inclusive, Changing Dynamics," and "Using the AIR-EDUCAUSE-NACUBO Analytics Statement to Inspire Urgency" at the 2019 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Chicago. 

Cassada quoted on middle school teacher conferences

Dr. Kate Cassada, assistant chair and associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies, is quoted in Sylvan Source blog in a post titled Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences: What to Know. Cassada encourages parents to attend their middle schooler’s parent-teacher conferences.

Manny Haines receives CHEERS award

Manny Haines, custodial team leader, received University Facilities' CHEERS (Co-workers Honoring Excellent Employees with Rewards) Award for third quarter 2019. Winners are selected from a pool of peer-submitted nominees. 

Quintero Published

Omar Quintero and four UR students published “The MyMOMA domain of MYO19 encodes for distinct Miro‐dependent and Miro‐independent mechanisms of interaction with mitochondrial membranes” in Cytoskeleton.

Wilkins receives APSA award

David Wilkins, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor in Leadership Studies, received the Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association in August 2019.

Wilkins receives APSA award

David Wilkins, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor in Leadership Studies, received the Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association in August 2019.

Damer Published

Erika Zimmermann Damner recently published In the Flesh: Embodied Identities in Roman Elegy in the Wisconsin Studies in Classics by the University of Wisconsin Press.

Maurantonio Awarded

Nicole Maurantonio was awarded (along with Irina Rogova) the 2019 Engage for Change! Award for Contribution to the Institution for the Race & Racism at the University of Richmond Project.

Quintero Receives Grant

Omar Quintero was awarded the Bridging to STEM Excellence: Leveraging a Consortium of National STEM Education Initiatives to Improve Undergraduate STEM Teaching and Learning" grant through the National Science Foundation. Learn more here.

IP Law Scholar Named to Professorship

Dean Wendy Perdue named Professor James Gibson as the Sesquicentennial Professor of Law. The Sesquicentennial Professorship is a new position established in 2019 as the Law School prepares for its 150th anniversary celebration in 2020.

IP Law Scholar Named to Professorship Dean Wendy Perdue named Professor Chris Cotropia as the Dennis I. Belcher Professor of Law. The Belcher Professorship was established in 2017 by friends, family, and colleagues of Dennis I. Belcher, L’76, to honor the former McGuireWoods attorney who demonstrated professional excellence in his 41 years in trusts and estate law.
IP Law Professor Appointed to Austin Owen Research Scholar Dean Wendy Perdue appointed Professor Kristen Osenga to the position of Austin Owen Research Scholar — a position that honors the Hon. Austin Owen III, L’50, who served as a judge of the Second Judicial Circuit of Virginia.
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