Campus Announcements

September 26, 2013
President Ayers will open Lincoln exhibit with a lecture on Lincoln's image before and during the Civil War

Edward L. Ayers, award-winning author, professor of history and president of the University of Richmond, will deliver the opening lecture for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition that will be on display at University of Richmond Downtown Oct. 9-Nov. 13.

September 20, 2013
Popular in Latino community, money pools a community approach to lending (Cronkite News)
Donelson R. Forsyth, a social psychologist and expert on group dynamics, comments.
Goethals earns SPSP award for distinguished service to society
George R. Goethals, a social psychologist in the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies, is a recipient of the 2013 SPSP Service Award for Distinguished Service to the Society.
September 17, 2013
If Derek Jeter wants to limp around, let him limp around (TIME)
George R. Goethals, a social psychologist and heroes expert in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, comments.
September 4, 2013
Cultural transformation is focus of 2013-14 Jepson Leadership Forum
An award-winning playwright and a TV critic for The New Yorker are among speakers for the 2013–14 Jepson Leadership Forum titled “Culture Shock: The Art of Leading Society.”
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.