Campus Announcements

December 15, 2014
Opinion: How social status affects your health (New York Times)
Christopher von Rueden, assistant professor of leadership studies, shares how low social status can negatively affect health.
November 5, 2014
Marshall Center hosts talks on leadership and economics from scholars' perspectives

The John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship will host several experts in the coming months who will share their views on preserving individual freedoms, self-interest and leading from behind.

November 4, 2014
Jepson School presents 2014 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award to scholar whose research focuses on the history and power of ideas about leadership

Suze E. Wilson, lecturer at the School of Management at Massey University in New Zealand, is the 2014 recipient for her research on how ideas about leadership develop.

October 10, 2014
What's your status? Health risks of low social status (ScienceDaily)
Chris von Rueden, assistant professor of leadership studies, is quoted in an article highlighting research on the health risks of low social status.
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.
September 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.