The School of Arts and Sciences is the first school of every undergraduate at UR. We welcome students to courses of discovery and creation, through 22 departments and 11 interdisciplinary programs.
- Bukach Named Distinguished Educator
Dr. Cindy Bukach was recognized with the Distinguished Educator Award at this year's Colloquy ceremony.
- Yellin Named Distinguished Educator
Dr. Eric Yellin was named a Distinguished Educator at this year's Colloquy ceremony.
- Sjovold Named Distinguished Educator
Professor Erling Sjovold received the Distinguished Educator Award at this year's Colloquy ceremony.
- Helms Grant
Dr. Christine Helms received a grant from The Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust which will assist her in broadening understanding of electrospun nanofibers.
- Grayson Grant
Dr. Kristine Grayson received a grant from the The Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust to continue her research on the ecological impacts of the invasive European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar).
- Quintero Grant
Dr. Omar Quintero has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute for General Medical Services to study Myosin XIX, a motor protein involved in mitochondrial transport.
- Donald Grant
Dr. Kelling Donald was named one of seven 2016 Teacher-Scholars by the Dreyfus Foundation; the award recognizes outstanding teaching and scholarship in the chemical sciences and provides research support.
- Ross Book
Dr. Bill Ross recently published Introduction to Model Spaces and their Operators.
- Kordzaia Concerts
Alexander Kordzaia performed for the second time at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, conducting the American Youth Harp Ensemble and Virginia Choristers.
- Henry in New York Times Magazine
English professor Brian Henry's poem "Elegy Elegy" from Static & Snow was selected by the New York Times poetry editor to be published in the New York Times Magazine.
Scholarship Repository Readership
The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from arts and sciences faculty are being read around the globe.
Arts & Sciences Events
- Fall Spider Career Expo Prep SessionSep065:30 PM - 7:00 PMCome to this prep session and hear from Career Services and employers about expectations, tips on preparing, and how to... Continue reading
- David Esleck TrioSep077:30 PMDr. David Esleck and his trio bring the traditions ofthe jazz piano masters into a new era with a repertoire drawn... Continue reading
- Fall Spider Career ExpoSep0812:00 PM - 4:00 PMThe Fall Spider Career Expo allows students and alumni to connect with full-time and internship opportunities! Over 60... Continue reading
- Berry Lecture: Up from Slavery: The Economic Progress of Black Men Since 1880Sep084:30 PM - 6:00 PMThe Berry Lecture, presented by the Department of History, will feature a talk by Dr. Marianna Wanamaker from the... Continue reading
- Debriefing and Leveraging the ExpoSep0912:30 PM - 1:30 PMDave Ong, '87, will visit campus and host lunch Friday, Sept. 9th, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Dress is business casual.... Continue reading
- Museum Story Time for ChildrenSep112:00 PM - 2:45 PMJoin us for Museum Story Time, an entertaining and hands-on experience for kids of all ages. We will be reading from Pam... Continue reading
- Africa Week Lecture: The Role of African Languages in the U.S. Academy of the 21st CenturySep126:30 PM - 8:00 PMAs part of Africa Week, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures welcomes Dr. Leonard Muaka who will... Continue reading
- Wild Thing: Zombie Humanism at the End of the WorldSep145:00 PM - 6:30 PMJack Halberstam is professor of English and Core Faculty in Gender Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of... Continue reading
- What is Consulting?Sep145:30 PM - 7:00 PMMany students consider the field of consulting, but few know exactly what being a consultant is because the term covers... Continue reading
- Pompeii ArchiveSep146:00 PM - 8:00 PMWilliam Wylie, artist and Professor of Art, UVA, presents "Pompeii Archive" an opening lecture for the exhibition... Continue reading
2016 Student Symposium
The 2015 Student Symposium featured nearly 230 student research presentations.
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