Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The University of Richmond’s foreign language department hosted a Latin American Awareness Week during the spring of 1987. It included a host of different “speakers, films, a roundtable discussion and a party at the language…

This article describes the burst of minority students enrolling in the University that year. This effort to recruit some 40 minorities was spearheaded by Dr. Tinina Cade, the Director of Minority Affairs at the University of Richmond. She would go…

Lilia L. Anderhub—pictured in the third column, second row—was from Mexico City and graduated with a B.S. in biology in 1979.

Lanre T.A. Lambo--pictured in the second column, first row--was from Nigeria and graduated with a degree in Economics in 1979. Julie K. Li—pictured in the second column, fourth row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in chemistry in…

The bottom photograph features members of the International Relations Club. This student organization was formed to help international students become accustomed to the University and the unique challenges they faced.

Iraj Jalai—pictured in the third column, fourth row—was from Tehran, Iran and graduated from the School of Business Administration with a B.S. in management. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1975, he was on Dean's List and a…

Manuel Jose Alfonso—pictured in the first column, first row—was from Caracas, Venezuela and graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management. He was on Dean's List and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi.

Yuen-Hay Lau—pictured in the second column, second row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in biology. She was on Dean's List and was a member of Beta Beta Beta, Glee Club, and won the Freshman Chemistry Award.

The top photograph features members of the Karate Club, which has three Vietnamese students: Huan Van Tran, Hi Van Tran, and Hoa Van Tran.

Patricia Wai-Wah Kwa—pictured in the fourth column, first row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.A. in psychology. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1962 on page 235, she was hall president.
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