Feature Stories

March 3, 2015
Community-Based Learning for a DayCommunity-based learning takes the classroom into the world

UR’s community-based-learning program takes the classroom into the world beyond campus

February 6, 2015
Daniel Yoo, '18First-year student breaks down barriers while documenting the people of Richmond
Daniel Yoo, ’18, started Humans of Richmond as a way to form deeper connections with the students, faculty, and staff on campus.
January 26, 2015
Charlotte Denoyer, '15Senior bakes her overarching social mission into the core of her career goals
Charlotte Denoyer, '15, shapes her career path through food, entrepreneurship and social-mindedness.
December 23, 2014
Austin Gund, '15 Leadership studies major sees leadership in action during an internship with the Richmond Police Department

As an intern for the Richmond chief of police, Austin Gund, ’15, sees the role of leadership in organizational operations, city management, and community relationship building.

December 9, 2014
Dr. Ernesto SemánA Q&A with the Jepson School's new professor

Dr. Ernesto Semán, a historian, novelist and former investigative journalist in Argentina, joined the Jepson School this fall as an assistant professor of leadership studies.

November 18, 2014
Julian HayterJepson professor delivers 2014 Last Lecture

Only in his third year, Jepson professor Julian Hayter has already earned a strong reputation as a sought-after, high-energy educator with an open-door policy who challenges students to use their skills to serve the community. He was selected to give this year's Last Lecture.

November 14, 2014
Prelude 2014Jepson School welcomes largest class in its history

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies recently inducted the largest class in its 22-year history.

November 12, 2014
Debating EthicsEthics Bowl team advances to national competition

On the menu during a recent dinner at one professor’s house: a course in the art of debate to help students on the Jepson School’s Ethics Bowl team prepare for competition. 

November 6, 2014
RVAGOVStudents launch RVAGOV, a hub for engagement in Richmond city government

Students launch RVAGOV, a new website to provide a platform to educate and empower full participants in Richmond city government.

October 29, 2014
Conflict and CommandFormer commanding general of the U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay discusses leadership, ethics and why be believes the prison should be closed

Former Guantánamo Bay commander Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, the second speaker in the Jepson Leadership Forum series on conflict, discussed why he thinks the prison should be closed.