Campus Announcements

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.
March 24, 2014
Folk musician Abigail Washburn to perform April 11 in conjunction with Jepson Leadership Forum

Folk musician and acclaimed banjo player Abigail Washburn and guests Jeremy Kittel and Tristan Clarridge will perform at University of Richmond April 11, 7 p.m., in Perkinson Recital Hall.

March 17, 2014
March madness or magic? (Newsday and other outlets)
Donelson R. Forsyth, a social and personality psychologist and groups expert in University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, writes about the pros and cons of March Madness.
March 13, 2014
Photographer, storyteller to discuss how she uses photography to shed light on social issues

Award-winning photojournalist and multimedia storyteller Janet Jarman will discuss how she uses photography to shed light on contemporary social issues, such as immigration and environmental destruction, March 26, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center. 

March 11, 2014
Marshall Center Lecture March 21 will explore John Stuart Mill's ideas about socialism

Fred Rosen, professor emeritus of the history of political thought and honorary senior research fellow at the Bentham Project, University College London, will discuss “John Stuart Mill’s Journey to Socialism,” March 21, 4:30 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Hall, Room 120.