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Spider Talks: Group dynamics and ethical leadership

In this episode of Spider Talks, President Crutcher sits down with social and personality psychologist Donelson Forsyth, who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and moral judgment.Watch now

UR named a top Fulbright producer

UR is among only 20 institutions in the country to be honored in both the scholars and students categories. Two faculty and four students received Fulbright awards in 2019-20.Learn more

UR ranks high on Princeton Review's list of "Best Value Colleges"

Richmond ranked No. 62, making the "Top 75" of the publication's 200 best value colleges. UR also ranked No. 6 on the "Best Schools for Internships" list.Learn more

Wyatt Tee Walker and the Politics of Black Religion

UR will host this national symposium Feb. 19-21, bringing together a distinguished group of scholars to critically engage the complex politics of black religion through the lens of the life, thought, and practice of Wyatt Tee Walker.Learn more

UR receives national recognition for commitment to community engagement

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching awarded UR the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a national recognition honoring the University's commitment to community engagement and community outreach.Learn more
Chrome River: Access and submit travel and expense reimbursement reports and PCard reconciliations electronically

Chrome River is UR’s new expense management system, designed to automate and streamline the travel and expense reimbursement and PCard monthly reconciliation processes. Chrome River allows users to submit receipts and supporting documentation entirely electronically. On Jan. 27, Chrome River replaced the BannerWeb process for travel and expense reimbursement and JPMorgan Chase’s PaymentNet for PCard reconciliation.

Training demos and open lab sessions will be offered regularly through February. Sessions will be posted on the Chrome River webpage and announced through SpiderBytes as times and locations are confirmed. Anyone who submits or approves travel and expense reports or PCard reconciliation reports is encouraged to attend a training demo.

Please visit the Chrome River webpage for more information on the launch, including training dates and materials and a list of frequently asked questions.

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Cox, Meagher present at SACRAO meeting Michele Cox, director of study abroad in the Office of International Education, and Brianne Meagher, transfer and curriculum analyst in the Office of the University Registrar, presented “Study Abroad for Registrars” at the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual meeting in Alexandria, VA.
Wilson delivers address at award ceremony

Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was the featured speaker at Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 41st Annual Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award Ceremony. Wilson’s address was titled “Paying the Rent: Finding Value through a Life of Service.”

Wares Published

Joanna R. Wares published an article in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Feb. 2020, Vo. 67, Number 2, with her colleague, Jana L. Gervertz, titled Fostering Diversity in Top-Rated Pure Mathematics Graduate Programs.

Richards Interviewed

Bedelia Nicola Richards was interviewed on the No Jargon podcast of the Scholar Strategy Network on "Creating Inclusive Campuses".

Haskins published

Jamie Lynn Haskins, chaplain for spiritual life, co-published Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions (Chalice Press).

Brown, Campbell present at CASE conference Sunni Brown, assistant director of media and public relations, and Lindsey Campbell, media relations specialist, presented “Digitally Designed Pitching: Maximizing Digital Platforms For Media Relations” at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III annual conference in Orlando.
Bezio publishes book

Dr. Kristin Bezio, associate professor of leadership studies, co-edited with leadership studies professor George Goethals the book Leadership, Populism, and Resistance, published by Edward Elgar. 

Goethals publishes book

Dr. George Goethals, professor of leadership studies, co-edited with leadership studies associate professor Kristin Bezio the book Leadership, Populism, and Resistance, published by Edward Elgar. 

Wilson named local visionary

Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was named a local visionary and profiled in a speciality publication of the Richmond Times-Dispatch titled “Local Visionaries Reflect on Black History Month” in the February 7 print and e-editions of the paper.

Kelly Published

Will Kelly ’07, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, recently published How Prophecy Works:A Study of the Semantic Field of נביא and a Close Reading of Jeremiah 1:4–19, 23:9–40 and 27:1–28:17 through Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Outka Published

Elizabeth Outka, Associate Professor of English, published Viral Modernism:  The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature through Columbia University Press.

Madron to offer conference keynote

Justin Madron, GIS Project Manager & Analyst in the University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab, will join the lab’s director, Robert K. Nelson, in delivering the keynote address at the Virginia Association for Mapping & Land Information Systems (VAMLIS) GIS Conference in April. Madron is a lead instructor for the GIS Professional Certificate.

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