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Listen to community perspectives regarding T. Justin Moore and whether he should be memorialized on campus. The Westham Project an investigative report about race at UR.
This Collegian UR podcast explores the memorialization of T. Justin Moore, investigating who Moore was and his impact on the segregation of Virginia public schools.
Increased hate crimes and harassment faced by Asian and Asian-American people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect Asian students on the University of Richmond campus.
With more information about masks becoming available as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the University of Richmond updated its mask requirements and is distributing KN95 and ASTM-certified level 3, meaning high barrier, disposable masks on campus.
The University of Richmond’s Beta Beta chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity has temporarily ceased operations due to a report of an in-person event breaking COVID-19 restrictions.
On Monday, commuting students returned to campus for in-person classes for the first time since November. Off-campus students who intended to take classes in person were generally not allowed to come on campus from Jan. 25 to Feb. 8, and instead had to take classes remotely. This policy, announced by University of Richmond administrators in a Jan. 24 email, cited a rise in off-campus student COVID-19 cases as the reasoning behind the ban.
Some students left campus a week early this semester, concerned about being exposed to COVID-19 after a spike of positive COVID-19 cases on campus in the last weeks of in-person classes.
Some University of Richmond students are voting in the November election early and in person; others have sent absentee ballots to their home states. The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement is providing services to assist students to get to the polls or mail in their ballots.
A new map created by UR’s Digital Scholarship Lab continues their work on redlining in Mapping Inequality and shows that historically redlined neighborhoods have higher rates of chronic diseases that are risk factors for contracting COVID-19.
Former Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer discussed his perspective on interpretations of the first amendment rights on Sep. 23 as part of the University of Richmond School of Art and Sciences’ 2020-21 webinar series. Signer was mayor of Charlottesville during the Unite the Right rally that took place on Aug. 11-12, 2017.
The University of Richmond started COVID-19 prevalence testing on Sept. 8 and will continue prevalence testing throughout the remainder of the fall semester, Vice President and General Counsel Shannon Sinclair said on Sept. 18 in a press session with UR Administration and Collegian staff.
The University of Richmond chose to not renew the lease for the UR Downtown site and permanently closed the Richmond on Broad Cafe in summer 2020.
Editor's Note: This article was updated to correct a source's last name.
The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement developed a remote summer cohort for Bonner Scholars who were unable to find internships because of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Adrienne Piazza, the director of the Bonner Scholars Program.
The Economic Outlook Survey of the first quarter in 2020 revealed the most drastic change of CEO expectations and sentiment in the survey's 10-year history.
Editor's Note: The article has been updated to accurately describe ways to contact the confidential resources available to survivors of sexual violence.
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Two single-use bathrooms on the second floor of the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business became gender-neutral on Feb. 26 as part of a campus-wide push for inclusiveness.
As COVID-19 spread across the world, the University of Richmond has modified global engagement opportunities.