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.
Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts
- Knouse in New York Times
Psychology professor Laura Knouse's research, which looks at how the "testing effect" can help adults with ADHD learn, was featured in The New York Times.
- Howell Book
Dr. Yvonne Howell published Red Star Tales, a collection of over a century of science-fiction stories from Russia and the former Soviet Union.
- Lefkowitz Fellowship
Dr. David Lefkowitz will spend next academic year as an Ethics Fellow at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
- Stegmeir works on PBS Drama
Theatre department chair Johann Stegmeir served as associate costume designer on the PBS drama Mercy Street, which was just renewed for a second season.
- Schlatter Named to Board
Elizabeth Schlatter has been elected to serve a four-year term on the board of the College Art Association.
- eighth blackbird awards
Ensemble-in-residence eighth blackbird won their fourth Grammy, receiving the Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance award for their album “Filament.” The group also received a MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions from the MacArthur Foundation.
- Lookingbill Grant
Dr. Todd Lookingbill has received a grant from the National Park Service to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the natural resources at Fort Monroe National Monument and Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument.
- McGowen Featured
Ernest McGowen was interviewed by WalletHub as part of an article on African American voter engagement.
- Barney Profile
Style Weekly profiled rhetoric professor Tim Barney's new book on the geopolitics of maps.
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
- Spiders in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Road TripMay1012:00 AM - 12:00 AMThe Spiders in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Road Trip (e-Spiders) is a new road trip hosted by the Robins School of... Continue reading
- Spiders in FashionMay195:30 PM - 8:30 PMInterested in a fashion or media job or internship in New York City? Marissa Klein, ’99, Founder... Continue reading
2015 Student Symposium
The 2015 Student Symposium featured nearly 230 student research presentations.
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