Campus Announcements

September 10, 2014
Global perspectives on conflict is theme of 2014-15 Jepson Leadership Forum; programs free but registration required

The commanding general who opened and operated Guantánamo Bay after Sept. 11 and a Buddhist scholar who is the first American to be ordained a Tibetan monk by the Dalai Lama are among the speakers for the 2014-15 Jepson Leadership Forum lecture series at University of Richmond.

September 3, 2014
The former capital of the Confederacy's all-out plan to fight poverty and confront its past (Washington Post)
Jepson professor Thad Williamson, who is currently serving as director of the Office of Community Wealth Building in Richmond, is featured in an article on the city's first comprehensive antipoverty initiative.
Opinion: Double Segregation (Style Weekly)
Julian Hayter, assistant professor of Leadership Studies, opines on education, poverty and segregation in the city of Richmond on the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling.
July 2, 2014
Global perspectives on conflict is theme of 2014-15 Jepson Leadership Forum
Programs will explore conflict in relation to music, culture, race, politics, gender and anger.
June 10, 2014
Surprising psychology can make the country healthier (Scientific American)
Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, co-authors an article on how insights can improve public health campaigns — and keep them from backfiring.
June 9, 2014
Malthusian ideas, used and abused (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, reviews a new book on influential political economist Thomas Robert Malthus.
June 8, 2014
Thad Williamson: The man driving the city's anti-poverty initiatives (RVA News)
RVA News looks at why Richmond's mayor put his faith in Jepson professor Thad Williamson to lead the city's anti-poverty initiatives.
June 2, 2014
Two Jepson alumni and the School's benefactors honored with awards during Reunion Weekend 2014

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies presented awards to Matthew B. Zemon,’94, Timothy M. Bezbatchenko,’04, Robert S. Jepson, Jr., B’64, GB’75, H’87, and Alice Andrews Jepson.  

April 16, 2014
Mayor names Jepson professor Thad Williamson to anti-poverty post
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.
March 28, 2014
Yale professor will discuss distinguishing cultural, religious leaders from icons
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.