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January 27, 2010
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
Help for Haiti
Haitian students search for ways to help earthquake victims in their homeland
Students (from left) Lyrica Fils-Aimé, Michael Laventure and Andye Sanon join University efforts to help earthquake victims in their homeland of Haiti.
January 20, 2010
Screenplay collection will enhance new film studies major
The donation of 300 screenplays to the University of Richmond last spring could not have come at a better time. Just as the gift was announced, the faculty voted to establish a film studies major.
January 19, 2010
Sandra Zuniga Guzman, '13
Human rights advocate finds role with Street Law
Through Street Law, first-year student Sandra Zuniga Guzman is building on lessons from law experts by teaching others about the law and human rights.
Keeping the Dream Alive
UR's MLK Day examines the work that remains in the struggle for civil rights
Although there were no strains of "We Shall Overcome" heard, there was plenty of quiet contemplation as more than 100 members of the University community marched across campus to attend a gathering to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.