Campus Announcements

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.


August 1, 2013
Osher schedule of fall programs now available online; registration now open

The fall 2013 edition of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute schedule of classes is now available online. Registration is open for all classes, and print editions have been mailed and are available in the Osher Institute office.

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.
August 2: The Many Faces of the Freshman Seminar (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Jonathan B. Wight, professor of economics and international studies, comments.
July 24, 2013
July 10: Ignore the bad news on emerging markets (Yahoo! Finance)
Mitch Conover, associate professor of finance at the University of Richmond, comments.

July 24: Emerging markets are great for diversification but not your pocket (Independent.ie)
Mitch Conover, associate professor of finance at the University of Richmond, comments.

July 10: Ignore the bad news on emerging markets (NBC News)
Mitch Conover, associate professor of finance at the University of Richmond, comments.

July 11: Ignore the bad news on emerging markets (IFR Asia)
Mitch Conover, associate professor of finance at the University of Richmond, comments.

July 16, 2013
Schedule of fall 2013 Think Again classes online; registration for Culinary Arts, Youth programs starts August 1

The schedule for fall 2013 Think Again classes is now available online. Registration is open for all classes with the exception of Culinary Arts and Youth programs; these programs open for registration on August 1.