December 9, 2013
The right stuff. What makes a hero? (Japan Today)
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.
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.
December 2, 2013
Sandra Peart named president of the International Adam Smith Society
Sandra J. Peart, dean of University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, will serve a three-year term.
November 20, 2013
Remarkable leadership (Opinion)
Thad Williamson, an expert on sports and leadership, opines on former Carolina basketball coach and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Dean Smith.
November 12, 2013
Former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq to speak as part of Marshall Center Lecture Series
John Agresto, former chancellor and provost at American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, will speak about efforts to revitalize higher education in that war-torn country and on the future of higher education around the world at the University of Richmond Nov. 22.
John F. Kennedy: The peace president? (Opinion)
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago this month. George Goethals, an expert on presidential leadership and heroes, reflects on the anniversary and collective memory.
November 11, 2013
Jepson School's Ethics Bowl team advances to national competition
The team will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to compete in the national competition on Feb. 27.
November 7, 2013
In leadership, mindsets matter (The New York Times)
Crystal L. Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about growth mindsets.
October 29, 2013
Christy Coleman will discuss Lincoln's divided legacy in Richmond at final lecture for Lincoln exhibit
Christy S. Coleman, president of The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, will deliver the closing lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition on display at UR Downtown.
Harvard Business School professor recipient of Jablin Dissertation Award given by Jepson School
Ethan Bernstein, assistant professor of leadership and organizational behavior at Harvard Business School, will receive the 2013 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award given by the Jepson School and the International Leadership Association.