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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Ashley Graham

Bone marrow drive to be held at UR Stadium

A bone marrow drive will take place during the spring football game starting at 1 p.m. on April 10 at UR Stadium. "Any time we can be part of a cause that helps the community, that's important to us, doing things outside of football," head coach Latrell Scott said. The drives are important because they affect everyone in the community, he said. "If you took a survey of the team or the campus, a majority of people know someone affected by cancer," he said.

Students exchange stories of abuse

University of Richmond students shared stories about sexual violence during the annual Take Back the Night event held Tuesday night in the Forum. Take Back the Night is an annual nationwide event that is held to promote awareness about sexual violence by providing a Forum for victims to share their stories. Richmond has hosted a Take Back the Night event for more than 10 years to bring attention to the issue of sexual violence, said Kerry Fankhauser, Westhampton College associate dean. Most universities and colleges host similar events to make people aware that sexual violence does happen to students, she said. The event at Richmond was coordinated by Student Voices Against Violence.

Interim Dean Robert M. Schmidt, taking a break after a meeting.

BusinessWeek ranks Robins School 15th in nation

BusinessWeek ranked the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business at No. 15 among American undergraduate business programs. The school has maintained a position inside the Top-25 undergraduate rankings since BusinessWeek began publishing the list in 2006. The rankings came as school officials continue the search process for a new dean.

Photo Gallery: Black Arts Festival

The Black Student Alliance held its annual Black Arts Festival on Feb. 20 at the Pier. The event featured many bands and dance groups both from the University of Richmond and the general Richmond community.

Steve Bisese focuses on students

Vice President for Student Development Steve Bisese has been a college administrator for years, and he currently focuses on making University of Richmond students happy inside and outside of the classroom. There could not be a better job for Bisese, said Ryan Buhl, Richmond College Honor Council chairman. "His main concern is students on this campus," Buhl said.

Students find alternate jobs in bad economy

Many University of Richmond students are opting for alternate jobs with programs such as Teach for America and the Peace Corps, with the economy possibly motivating their choices. The Career Development Center hosted "Peace Corps Revealed" on Feb.

Richmond a great value, despite price

The Princeton Review has included the University of Richmond on its list of the 50 best-value private colleges in the nation. According to a USA Today article about the list, the selection criteria included more than 30 factors in three areas: academics, costs and financial aid. "It's wonderful to be regarded as a best value, particularly during weak economic times," said Gil Villanueva, the assistant vice president and dean of the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

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