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.
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.
The team will travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to compete in the national competition on Feb. 27.
Crystal L. Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies and psychology, and Jeni Burnette, assistant professor of psychology, write about growth mindsets.
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.
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.
With hard-hitting contemporary television programs such as “Breaking Bad” and “The Wire” leading to new forms of media entertainment, The New Yorker magazine television critic Emily Nussbaum will explore the new Golden Age of Television Nov. 6, 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
Donelson R. Forsyth, a professor in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, comments.
“Lincoln in Richmond: 1865 and 2011” will be the topic of a panel discussion Oct. 24, 12 p.m., at University of Richmond Downtown, 626 E. Broad St.
Cultural critic Giles Gunn will discuss the influence of culture on everything from foreign policy and economics to how we view others at University of Richmond, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., at Jepson Alumni Center.