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Peru-Brazil 2019 GTASO GIS Workshop

Watch the video of the week-long workshop was held between July 1 to July 5, 2019 where our team produced a suite of thematic maps.Watch the Video

UR Community Dives into Book about Flint Water Crisis This Summer

Students, faculty, and staff at the University of Richmond are adding the memoir of a pediatrician from Flint, Michigan to their summer reading lists.

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Dr. Lambert Awarded $437,061 from the National Institutes of Health

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A&S Student Symposium 2019

We celebrate our diverse community of learners at the Student Symposium.Learn More

Concept 30

Casting a vision for our shared future.View the plan.
Themed year programming to bring our entire community of learners together in conversations centered around conflict resulting from ethnic, racial, and cultural differences—in Virginia, the United States, and across the globe.Learn more.


A&S NEXT happened on January 25-26, 2019Learn more
The School of Arts and Sciences is the heart of the University of Richmond’s offerings. You can choose from or combine majors from 22 departments and 10 interdisciplinary programs. In the School of Arts & Sciences, you will learn to integrate your classroom experience with your true interests, your calling.

Faculty Expertise

Do you envision college as a place where your professor’s office hours are spent in deep conversation about topics beyond this week’s assignment? Where you can work side-by-side with a faculty member on cutting-edge research that is published in a professional journal?

In A&S, our faculty are experts on the cutting edge of their fields. While they could work in some of the top research institutions in the world, our faculty chose Richmond because they believe in educating tomorrow's leaders and are passionate about mentoring and sharing their knowledge with students.

Faculty Highlights

  • Arnold Published

    Dr. Taylor Arnold co-authored with Dr. Lauren Tilton (Rhetoric and Communication Studies) and Dr. Annie Berke (Section Editor, LA Review of Books) an article titled “Visual Style in Two Network Era Sitcoms” in the Journal of Cultural Analytics. The article is open access.

  • Love's Book Published

    Dr. Joanna Love's new book Soda Goes Pop: Pepsi-Cola Advertising and Popular Music was recently published by the University of Michigan Press.

  • Tilton Receives Fellowship

    Dr. Lauren Tilton received an NEH-Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publication to pursue the collaborative, digital public humanities project Voice of a Nation: Mapping Documentary Expression in New Deal America.

  • Snaza Published

    Dr. Nathan Snaza's Animate Literacies: Literature, Affect, and the Politics of Humanism, has been published by Duke University Press.

  • Rebello Sousa Dias Published

    Dr. Mariama Rebello Sousa Dias recently published 'Optoelectronic characterization of Zn1-xCdxO thin films as an alternative to photonic crystals in organic solar cells' in The Optical Society.

  • Grayson Awarded NSF Grant

    Dr. Kristine Grayson awarded NSF Grant for project on course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences.

  • Lambert Published

    Dr. Kelly Lambert recently published 'Optimizing brain performance: Identifying mechanisms of adaptive neurobiological plasticity' in ScienceDirect.

  • Méndez Book Awarded

    Dr. Mariela Méndez's book Crónicas travesties recently won the Premio Vicoria Urbano Award given by the Asociación de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades.

  • Singh Published

    Dr. Julietta Singh evocatively recalls her experiences as a brown, queer woman in her most transparent work to date on

  • Burns, Arnold & Bukach Published

    Edwin Burns, Taylor Arnold and Cindy Bukach recently published "P-curving the fusiform face area: Meta-analyses support the expertise hypothesis".

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A&S Faculty in the News

The Heart of the University

At Richmond, the School of Arts and Sciences is at the heart of your education, with courses in the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. But choosing an A&S education offers you more than just variety.

It’s the chance to explore a topic you’ve always been curious about, whether that’s Russian, modern dance, or environmental ethics. It’s getting a different perspective on your favorite subject, thinking through concepts and problems in a way you never have before. It’s satisfying your curiosity and love for learning, and then working to translate that into a career path.

Student Stories

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New AS Symposium Film

Student Symposium 2019
Each April, we celebrate our diverse community of learners at the Student Symposium, a showcase of student-led research projects from nearly 30 disciplines in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The 2019 Student Symposium was held on Friday, April 12.

Upcoming Events

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Planning for the Future

Become an educational entrepreneur, taking your vision and passions and turning them into your livelihood. Study a subject you love, go all in on your academic experience. Take that depth of knowledge, add to it your broad exploration, experiential learning through internships and research, and guidance from faculty and career services, and you’ll be ready to chart a course for success with your passion at its core.

Alumni Stories

On deadline.In May, business journalist Mohammed Hadi, ’98, landed a plum assignment: news director of The New York Times’ Business Day section. Read his story.
A voice for othersMelissa Diamond, '15, has been devoted to helping children with autism in refugee camps and conflict zones since she was still a student. Read her story.
Warrior care.Committed to serving the country after 9/11, Maj. Max Sirkin, '08, has developed a life-saving invention for the military. Read his story.
A matter of priorities.Photographer Jensen Sutta, '99, turns down well-paying assignments to support nonprofit work in Haiti. Read his story.
NYPD pilots alum's technologyPatrick Traynor, '02, a professor at the University of Florida and a cybersecurity expert, has created the “Skim Reaper” alongside two graduate students to combat credit card fraud at ATMs. Learn more in Spider Pride
Extra encouragementTwo Spiders — a mother and a daughter — saw a need in their community, asked how they could help, and then did.
A&S NEXT 2019

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