Campus Announcements

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.

March 10, 2014
Civil rights and public policy leader is spring leader-in-residence at Jepson School

Gary L. Flowers, a leader in civil rights issues and public policy formation, will serve as leader-in-residence at University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies during spring 2014.

March 6, 2014
New edition of Jepson professor's "Work" book features a case study written by two former students
The third edition of a book co-edited by leadership studies professor Joanne Ciulla includes work by Emily Black, ’12, and Miriam Eapen, ’12.
March 3, 2014
Jepson School's Ethics Bowl team competes in national competition

The Jepson School’s Ethics Bowl team, coached by Jessica Flanigan, Javier Hidalgo and Terry Price, advanced to the national competition.

February 25, 2014
Should Obesity Be a 'Disease'? (New York Times)
Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about their research in this opinion piece for The New York Times.
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.