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January 28, 2010
Two liberal arts majors learn what it takes to run a business
Last summer, Laine Ashker and Kyle Greenfield both enrolled at the Summer Business Institute to build business savvy. By the end of the three-week intensive program, the two had founded a company.
Daniel Hebert, '11
Student makes documentary in Thailand on dangers of mines to give villagers a voice
While studying abroad in Thailand Daniel Hebert, '11, learned firsthand about the dangers of mines to local villages — and then worked with villagers to make a documentary about it.
Colloquium Video and Photos
A collection of videos and photos from the 2010 Jepson Colloquium
A collection of videos and photos of the 2010 Jepson Colloquium presentations are available online.
January 27, 2010
Researching Innovative Energy Solutions
Chemistry professor Carol Parish receives $270k from the Department of Energy
The secret to reducing America’s reliance on foreign oil may be developed right here at the University of Richmond in a lab in the Gottwald Science Center.
Chris Cosgrove, '11
Student's trip to Morocco yields winning photo and lessons on followership
Chris Cosgrove, ’11, found himself pondering what it means to be a good follower after a trip to Morocco and a camel ride through the Sahara Desert.
January 26, 2010
Jepson Colloquium 2010
Experts gather for timely conference on leadership and the collective good
On Jan. 22 and 23, a select group of scholars presented research at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies on topics related to leadership and the common good.
January 25, 2010
Tracy Thorne-Begland, L'98
Tracy Thorne-Begland rejoins debate over gays in the military
Honesty may be the best policy but it can be costly. Just ask Tracy Thorne-Begland, L’98. Honesty about his sexual orientation ended his dream career as a Naval aviator.
Joshua W. Walker, '03
Fulbright Scholar returns to his Jepson roots to teach leadership in international contexts
Joshua W. Walker is the first leadership studies alumnus to come back to the University's Jepson School of Leadership Studies to teach. An expert on Turkey and the Middle East, he is often in the media.
Business students meet with financial expert and author Robert Pozen
It's not rare to spot financial expert Robert Pozen advising politicians or writing for The Wall Street Journal. Last week, 16 University of Richmond seniors met up with him for a casual conversation on finance.
January 22, 2010