Thad Williamson will take a leave of absence from his academic post to become Richmond's first director of the Office of Community Wealth Building.
Kathryn Lofton, professor of religious studies, American studies, history and divinity at Yale University, will discuss what distinguishes a cultural or religious leader from an icon April 10, 4:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room, at University of Richmond.
Folk musician and acclaimed banjo player Abigail Washburn and guests Jeremy Kittel and Tristan Clarridge will perform at University of Richmond April 11, 7 p.m., in Perkinson Recital Hall.
Donelson R. Forsyth, a social and personality psychologist and groups expert in University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, writes about the pros and cons of March Madness.
Award-winning photojournalist and multimedia storyteller Janet Jarman will discuss how she uses photography to shed light on contemporary social issues, such as immigration and environmental destruction, March 26, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
Fred Rosen, professor emeritus of the history of political thought and honorary senior research fellow at the Bentham Project, University College London, will discuss “John Stuart Mill’s Journey to Socialism,” March 21, 4:30 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Hall, Room 120.
Gary L. Flowers, a leader in civil rights issues and public policy formation, will serve as leader-in-residence at University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies during spring 2014.
The third edition of a book co-edited by leadership studies professor Joanne Ciulla includes work by Emily Black, ’12, and Miriam Eapen, ’12.
The Jepson School’s Ethics Bowl team, coached by Jessica Flanigan, Javier Hidalgo and Terry Price, advanced to the national competition.
Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about their research in this opinion piece for The New York Times.