Feature Stories

July 24, 2014
Will Moss, '15Internship gives leadership studies major an opportunity to learn more about the practical application of conflict resolution on a global scale
Leadership studies major is working with an organization that assists global leaders in societies struggling with conflict, reconciliation and change.
June 24, 2014
Research in the AmazonA Jepson professor is spending the summer in the Bolivian Amazon to study leadership and assist with flood relief efforts. His trip includes a short stop in the Peruvian Amazon to meet with Richmond students.

Leadership studies professor Christopher von Rueden is spending two months in the Bolivian Amazon to study status hierarchy and leadership in a small-scale society.

June 19, 2014
Mike Blodgett, '14Graduate putting leadership and public speaking skills to work in Cambodia

Mike Blodgett, ’14, plans to put his leadership and public speaking skills to work in Cambodia as a volunteer with the Peace Corps.

June 16, 2014
Picture of generosityA portrait of the benefactors of the nation's first undergraduate school of leadership studies now hangs in Jepson Hall to honor their vision
A new portrait hanging in Jepson Hall honors the benefactors of the nation’s first undergraduate school of leadership studies.
June 13, 2014
Will Kelland, '15Richmond student experiences life in the outback with an Aboriginal Australian tribe while studying abroad.
Rare access to Aboriginal Australian tribal lands while studying abroad opens door to deep cultural learning for leadership studies major.
May 23, 2014
The Leadership studies professor Thad Williamson writes about tackling poverty in Richmond
Generational poverty is a notoriously complex issue for Richmond. Having the city’s low-income residents at the policy table will be key to unraveling it.
May 21, 2014
Shaye Ellis, '14From ancient Athens to the Jepson School: Graduate reflects on research experience that gave her a greater appreciation for leadership and the liberal arts
Research on leadership and the liberal the arts gave Shaye Ellis, ’14, a greater appreciation for her undergraduate education. Now she is putting her skills to work in the world of marketing and advertising.
May 20, 2014
Finale 2014University Chancellor E. Bruce Heilman delivers keynote address at Jepson School ceremony recognizing seniors

E. Bruce Heilman, university chancellor, gave the keynote address at Finale, the Jepson School's senior recognition ceremony.

May 19, 2014
Shiksha Mahtani, '14Graduate stepped into a leadership role to fight famine in Somalia and spread South Asian culture on campus

Start an organization to fight famine in Somalia. Conduct research. Spread South Asian culture on campus. Make the most of her four years at Richmond. Check.

April 16, 2014
Leadership and CultureJepson School facilitates yearlong series of events about cultural leadership

How we influence culture and how culture leads and transforms us is the focus of a yearlong series of events hosted by the Jepson School.