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.
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.
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.
Programs will explore conflict in relation to music, culture, race, politics, gender and anger.
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.
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.
RVA News looks at why Richmond's mayor put his faith in Jepson professor Thad Williamson to lead the city's anti-poverty initiatives.
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.
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.