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UR Well furthers efforts to create a culture of well-being on campus

Through the launch of its new website, UR Well integrates campus programs and resources to provide faculty, staff, and students with a holistic approach to well-being.Learn more

Faculty-mentored student research receives prestigious grant funding

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has again awarded Richmond a prestigious three-year grant for faculty-mentored student research. It is the fifth time UR has received the Beckman Scholars award since 2006.Learn more

President Crutcher selected for two national higher education councils

President Ronald A. Crutcher will join the American Council on Education's Board of Directors as the organization's vice chair. He was also selected to serve on the Heterodox Academy's Advisory Council. Learn more

UR professor wins national award for theatre research

Patricia Herrera, associate professor of theatre, has won the 2019 Collaborative Research Award from the American Society for Theatre Research, a national professional organization that fosters scholarship on theatre and performance.Learn more

Professors investigate Amazon ecosystem in NASA-funded study

Thanks to a grant from NASA, geography professors Stephanie Spera and David Salisbury are embarking upon a three-year project to research how land use change has affected the rainforest.Learn more
Nominate a colleague for an Outstanding Service Award

Outstanding Service Awards recognize employees for their exceptional service to UR in one of five categories: administrative, clerical support, dining services, service/maintenance, and sustainability.

Nominate a colleague today! Nominations are due Tuesday, Feb. 11, by 5 p.m.

Outstanding Service Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, March 3, 2–4 p.m.
Camp Concert Hall
(A reception will immediately follow in the Modlin Courtyard.)

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Vazquez and Wright Published

Karina Vazquez, Director of Community-Based Learning, and Martha Wright, Assistant Curator of Academic and Public Engagement, published "Bridging Gaps and Disadvantages: University Students using Museums in Spanish as a Practice towards Inclusion" in University Museums and Collections Journal.

Minnix earns CMP designation

Nick Minnix, events coordinator for The Richmond MBA, received the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Events Industry Council. 

Hansen presents at CCA conference

Nicole Hansen, communications coordinator in the Robins School of Business, presented "The Gift That Keeps on Giving: How to Make Social Media Work for You" at the College Communicators Association conference at Virginia State University.

Spires co-authors journal article

Dr. Bob Spires, Assistant Professor of Education, co-authored Cambodian Youth Perspectives on Social and Educational Barriers, a case study published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. Spires’ co-authors are Jeremy Tost of Colorado Mesa University and Sokleng In of Love Without Boundaries in Poipet, Cambodia.

Tilton and Arnold Awarded

Lauren Tilton and Taylor Arnold in partnership with Harvard Libraries received a $50,000 grant from “Collections As Data," which is funded by the Mellon Foundation. The project uses distant viewing and computer vision to analyze social protest photography.  

Hoyt published

Crystal Hoyt, professor of leadership studies and psychology, co-published "Public health messages and weight-related beliefs: Implications for well-being and stigma" in Frontiers in Psychology. 

Hoyt published

Crystal Hoyt, professor of leadership studies and psychology, co-published the chapter "Efficacy and growth mindsets buffer against identity threat for women in leadership positions" in the book "Women's Leadership Journeys." 

Townes Appointed to Associate Editor
Armond Towns, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communication Studies, was appointed to Associate Editor for the Journal of Cultural Economy.
Ed Jones receives CHEERS award Ed Jones, custodial team leader, received University Facilities' CHEERS (Co-workers Honoring Excellent Employees with Rewards) Award for fourth quarter 2019. Winners are selected from a pool of peer-submitted nominees.
President Crutcher selected for HxA advisory council

President Ronald A. Crutcher was selected to serve on the Heterodox Academy's Advisory Council. The council, comprised of higher-education leaders and public intellectuals, is committed to improving education by promoting open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement in institutions of higher learning.

Hidalgo published

Javier Hidalgo, associate professor of leadership studies, published "The Ethics of Resisting Immigration Law" in Philosophy Compass. 

Johnson and Donald Published
Miles Johnson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Kelling J. Donald, Professor of Chemistry, published On Transannulation in Azaphosphatranes: Synthesis and Theoretical Analysis in Inorganic Chemistry
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