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Monday, December 04, 2023

Danielle Schweizer

"In Organic We Trust" documentary screened at Richmond

The documentary "In Organic We Trust" was screened in the North Court Reception Room this Monday as part of the Roosevelt Institute's Documentaries in the Greek program. The movie was followed by a talkback about reactions to the movie and the organic food movement.

Both alumni and students to speak at commencements

University of Richmond alumni will speak to graduating students at this year's commencement ceremonies. Gayle Goodson Butler, Westhampton College '73, the editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens, will speak at the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 11. Attorney General of Virginia Mark Herring will speak at the commencement ceremony for the T.C.

Richmond hosts discussion on spirituality and sexuality

The offices of Common Ground, Counseling and Psychological Services and the Chaplaincy sponsored a discussion called "Sexuality & Spirituality: Student Stories of Faith & Struggle" March 31 in Adams Auditorium. A panel of four students from various Christian traditions shared personal experiences about the differing relationships between their religious beliefs and human sexuality.

"I am Richmond College" video celebrates diversity on campus

The Richmond College Dean's Office introduced the "I am Richmond College" project this February. The initiative is designed to celebrate diversity, both visible and invisible, within the RC community. An "I am Richmond College" video, published on the RC website, features nine RC men who talk about their different identities based on background and experiences, sexual orientation, religion and nationality. Matt Palmisano, RC '14, said he was proud to participate.

Recreation and Wellness' Amelia Wolfe retires

Amelia Wolfe has worked at University of Richmond for so long that her colleagues cannot remember her first day here. From using a locker room with six showers and two urinals as an office to accommodating the press during the 1992 presidential debate, Wolfe has played an integral role in the expansion of the recreation and wellness department. "She's really been the backbone of the growth and development of this whole program," said Tom Roberts, assistant vice president for recreation and wellness. Wolfe's recent retirement marks the end of a 24.5-year career as the budget coordinator for recreation and wellness and sports clubs. "My favorite part about working at UR was by far the students," Wolfe said.

Richmond alumnus, Paris Lenon, plays for Broncos in Super Bowl

This past Sunday, Denver Broncos defensive linebacker Paris Lenon, Richmond College '00, represented University of Richmond in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Lenon, 36, was a redshirt freshman in 1997 when he was selected for the First Team All-Conference for the Atlantic 10.

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