Campus Announcements

February 20, 2014
Scholar of mysticism and spirituality in Western Christian tradition will speak March 3
Bernard McGinn, a leading scholar of mysticism and spirituality in the Western Christian tradition and best-selling author, will discuss “How Many Uses Does Water Have? Medieval Mystics and the Bible” at University of Richmond March 3, 4:30 p.m., in Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room.
February 18, 2014
Harvard Law professor and former ambassador to the Holy See to discuss politics as a vocation Feb. 28
Mary Ann Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, will speak about “Politics as a Vocation?” as part of the University of Richmond’s annual Marshall Center Lecture Series Feb. 28, 4:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 120.
February 17, 2014
What is Black History Month's role today? (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Julian Hayter, an assistant professor in University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, comments.
February 10, 2014
A time for music, a time for poliltics (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Gary L. McDowell, a professor in University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, writes about the connections between folk music and political thought.
January 31, 2014
"Laramie Project" writer, director to discuss intersection of theater and current events Feb. 24
Tony and Emmy award-nominated playwright and director Moisés Kaufman will discuss the power of theater to foster dialogue about current events and social and political issues at the University of Richmond Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
January 30, 2014
Does labeling obesity as a disease backfire? (Psychology Today, U.S. News, Huffington Post and other outlets)

Research by Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, and Lisa Auster-Gussman, '13, sheds light on the implications of labeling obesity as a disease.

January 17, 2014
Why women make better money managers (TODAY)
Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies, comments on the differences between men and women as managers.
December 12, 2013
Opinion: Will Obama's words on inequality be backed by deeds? (Al Jazeera America)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about the president's speech on social justice and the Supplemental Poverty Measure.
December 9, 2013
Mandela sought balance between capitalism and socialism (Al Jazeera America)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about Nelson Mandela and economic justice.
The right stuff. What makes a hero? (Japan Today)
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.