Category Archives: University News

What are our graduates doing?

It’s that time of year again. Two weeks ago the University of Richmond community, led by President Ayers and commencement speaker Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, bid farewell to the Class of 2010 and sent them off into the world after college. If you’ve spoken with any of my admission colleagues, you know that […]

Out of the silence…

Well hello there, content-starved readers of Richmond’s admission blog! (Note that I’m assuming you’ve missed me.) I didn’t exactly intend to take such a long hiatus from blogging, but you know how it goes… one thing leads to another… It has been a crazy couple of months that have kept me from the world of […]

What sets our business school apart

Most prospective business majors know that Richmond’s Robins School of Business was ranked #12 nationally among undergraduate business programs in this year’s BusinessWeek rankings. Equally notable, in my opinion, is the fact that the Robins School was tied for the #1 ranking in Academic Quality. (I think this is due to the fact that the Robins School is part of a small liberal arts university, which makes it unique among all the other schools at the top of the rankings. All the advantages of a liberal arts environment carry over into our business school: class sizes are small, professors are first and foremost teachers who love working with undergraduate students, and the academic environment is both challenging and dynamic.)

New season, new website

If you’re familiar with the University of Richmond website, you’ve probably noticed that it suddenly looks a lot different! Phase 1 of our University-wide web redesign went live yesterday at noon, and this phase includes the admission and financial aid websites.

Graduation and YouTube

Graduation for the Richmond Class of 2009 took place a few weeks ago, and our newest alumni are now off on the next exciting stage of their journeys, forging new paths and blazing new trails. Just prior to the formal procession and commencement ceremony, the Career Development Center took some time to interview our seniors about their experiences at Richmond and their future plans. Take a look at the YouTube video!