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New UR baseball coach to be named

The University of Richmond is expected to name Tracy Woodson its new baseball coach, two sources said on Wednesday morning… Times-Dispatch

“Too Big to Know” author lecture at UR

Humorist and expert on Internet marketing and society will give 2013 Peple Lecture at University of Richmond Feb. 17 David Weinberger, an authority on the Internet and society, will give the 2013 Peple Lecture Feb. 17, 2 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center. He talk will focus on his latest book, “Too […]

UR Alerts now available by text message

From the University of Richmond: Neighbors of University of Richmond now have access to emergency alert messages sent by the university’s emergency notification system. The university is encouraging neighbors to use Twitter’s “Fast Follow” feature in order to receive tweets on their phones as text messages. Anyone — even those without Twitter accounts — can […]

Shakespeare Behind Bars screening and lecture at UR

Curt Tofteland, creator and director of the internationally acclaimed Shakespeare Behind Bars program, will speak Jan. 23, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center as part of the 2012–13 Jepson Leadership Forum. The program uses theater and the works of William Shakespeare to help incarcerated adults and youth explore social issues and develop […]

Photos: Turkey Trot at UR

It was a great morning for a race! Check the Near West End News Facebook page for pics of runners at the annual Turkey Trot 10k around University of Richmond, sponsored by Richmond Road Runners Club.

The Olive Garden Song

Manyang Reath Kher, a former Sudanese refugee now attending University of Richmond, recently created this YouTube video about his love for Olive Garden and raising awareness for his charity, Humanity Helping Sudan Project. Manyang was profiled on RVANews in August for his charity work which garnered him a finalist spot in this year’s Do Something […]

Bring the kids to Trick or Treat Street this Saturday

This Saturday, October 27, University of Richmond will welcome children age 10 and under to Trick or Treat Street on Westhampton Green. Attractions include food, magicians, games, pumpkin decorating, face painting, moonbounces, a straw maze and more, with a kid’s costume contest at 12:30 p.m. and pet costume contest at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free […]

Kaine/Allen “debate” coming to UR

Received the following tip: On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 8:00pm in Jepson Theatre, the University of Richmond will be hosting a Virginia Senate “Debate” between Tim Kaine and George Allen. Debate is in quotes because the two candidates will not appear at the same time. Each will have half of the time to have […]

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