Campus Announcements

August 15, 2011
Dean Brown re-appointed to scholarship award committee
Dr. Patricia Johnson Brown, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the School of Continuing Studies, has been re-appointed by Governor McDonnell to the Commonwealth's Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Award Committee.
Paralegal studies chair sought for insight into military veteran entrepreneurs
Porcher L. Taylor III, JD, Paralegal Studies program chair, was recently contacted for insight into military veteran entrepreneurs by the producer of Venture Studio in New York City.
Steven D.Benjamin, L'79, sworn as president-elect of nation's top criminal defense bar
Richmond attorney Steven D. Benjamin, L'79, was sworn in as president-elect of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) at its 53rd Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 6, 2011. Benjamin has previously served the association as first- and second vice-president, treasurer, and secretary, and several terms on the board of directors.
Jepson School names Iwona Kuraszko inaugural scholar of Visiting Scholar Program
Iwona Kuraszko, a professor at Kozminski University in Warsaw, is the inaugural scholar of the Jepson School’s Zuzana Simoniova Cmelikova Visiting Scholar Program in Leadership and Ethics.
August 12, 2011
UR e-Learning offers broad range of learning resources outside the traditional classroom environment
The University of Richmond has launched UR e-Learning, a new online training site providing employees with 24/7 access to a broad range of learning resources.
Hicks comments on zoning laws and religious minority communities
Douglas A. Hicks, professor of leadership studies and religion, comments in Richmond-Times Dispatch article. 
August 11, 2011
August 10 Divided Fed to keep interest rates low for two years (L.A. Times)
Dean Croushore, economics chair in the Robins School of Business, comments.
August 9 U.S. Economy isn't that bad, but it isn't as good as it should be (Miami Herald)
Dean Croushore, economics chair in the Robins School of Business, comments.
August 8 U.S. credit downgrade pummels market (The Washington Times)
Dean Croushore, economics department chair in the Robins School of Business, comments.
How women lead and change the world theme of 2011-12 Jepson Leadership Forum
The Jepson Leadership Forum 2011-12 season highlights “Game Changers: How Women Lead and Change the World.”