Campus Announcements

December 17, 2013
December 16: Ask the Economists: Should the Fed Taper in December? (The Wall Street Journal Blog - Real Time Economics)
Dean Croushore, a professor of economics at the University of Richmond, comments.
December 13, 2013
U of R Physics Receives Outstanding SPS Chapter Award
The Physics Department’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) was selected as an “outstanding” chapter by the national SPS.
December 12, 2013
Opinion: Will Obama's words on inequality be backed by deeds? (Al Jazeera America)
Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law (PPEL), writes about the president's speech on social justice and the Supplemental Poverty Measure.
December 10, 2013
2013 Library Winter Break Hours
2013 Library Winter Break Hours begin on December 18.
What I Did On My Sabbatical: Amy Treonis
Amy Treonis, Associate Professor of Biology, was granted a Fulbright Scholar award for five months of teaching and research in Nepal.
December 9, 2013
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.
The right stuff. What makes a hero? (Japan Today)
Heroes experts Scott Allison and George Goethals comment on underdog heroes and Nelson Mandela.
December 6, 2013
Research Tip of the Week: Citing Sources Video
Carol Wittig, Head of Research and Instruction, offers one-minute advice on Citing Sources.
Jeff Hass Awarded NEH Fellowship
Professor Jeff Hass, Associate Professor of Sociology has been awarded a full year fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
December 2, 2013
"Boatwright Homemades" on December 9
Library staff will host "Boatwright Homemades" on Monday, December 9 at 1:00 p.m.