Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about Nelson Mandela and economic justice.
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.
Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, will serve a three-year term.
Thad Williamson, an expert on sports and leadership, opines on former Carolina basketball coach and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Dean Smith.
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago this month. George Goethals, an expert on presidential leadership and heroes, reflects on the anniversary and collective memory.
The team will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to compete in the national competition on Feb. 27.
Crystal L. Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about growth mindsets.
Ethan Bernstein, assistant professor of leadership and organizational behavior at Harvard Business School, will receive the 2013 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award given by the Jepson School and the International Leadership Association.
Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.
With hard-hitting contemporary television programs such as “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire” leading to new forms of media entertainment, The New Yorker magazine television critic Emily Nussbaum will explore the new Golden Age of Television Nov. 6, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.