Campus Announcements

August 28, 2013
Opinion: The rest of the dream (Style Weekly)
Julian Hayter, an assistant professor and historian in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, writes about Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy 50 years after King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
August 22, 2013
Lincoln presidency exhibition of documents and letters to be accompanied by lectures, discussion program, reception at UR Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13

A traveling exhibition, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13. Events associated with the exhibition will include public lectures and a panel discussion.

August 12, 2013
New York Times highlights research by Crystal Hoyt and Stefanie Simon, '07
Crystal Hoyt, an associate professor of leadership studies and psychology in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, and Stefanie Simon, '07, conducted an experiment to see how women were influenced by various role models.
August 8, 2013
Williamson named co-chair of mayor's anti-poverty initiative
Thad Williamson, an associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics and law in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, was named co-chair of the Maggie L. Walker Initiative for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty in Richmond.
August 5, 2013
Why do we root for underdogs? Huffington Post article cites research by two Richmond professors

Research by George R. Goethals, a professor of leadership studies in the Jepson School, and Scott Allison, a professor of psychology in the School of Arts & Sciences, explains why people root for underdogs.


July 31, 2013
Opinion: Voting blocks (Style Weekly)
Julian Hayter, an assistant professor and historian in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, writes about vote dilution and racial progress in Richmond.
July 26, 2013
UR senior John McAuliff selected as White House intern; leadership studies major works in Office of Communications
John McAuliff, a University of Richmond rising senior from Irvington, N.Y., has been selected for a summer internship at the White House, where he is working in the Office of Communications.
June 11, 2013
VFIC awards Mednick Grant to Tony Kong for study of acculturation during study abroad experiences

The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has awarded a Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Grant to Dejun “Tony” Kong, assistant professor of leadership studies and management at the University of Richmond.

May 30, 2013
Jepson School to honor Jonathan Zur, '03, president and CEO of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, with alumni achievement award
The award recognizes exemplary qualities of professional or scholarly achievement, or community or public service.
May 2, 2013
Constitutional historian to speak May 16 in Marshall Center Lecture Series
Constitutional historian Kent Newmyer will discuss "The Lost World of John Marshall."