Václav Klaus, the former president of the Czech Republic, will speak about challenges of the 2008-09 financial crisis April 12, 5:30 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Camp Concert Hall.
John Wu, grandson of the first Chinese student at the University of Richmond, will visit the university Feb. 18. At a 5 p.m. program, E. Bruce Heilman, university chancellor, will discuss Wu’s journey from imprisonment to factory worker, to University of Richmond graduate and executive of a $50 billion Chinese conglomerate.
Randy Barnett, professor of constitutional law at Georgetown University Law Center, will deliver a talk, “Who Won the Health Care Case (And Why Did So Many Law Professors Miss the Boat?)” Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m., in Jepson Hall 118 as part of the 2012-13 Marshall Center Lecture Series.
Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group, will speak on his experiences and “The Medici Effect: Groundbreaking Innovation at the Intersection of Disciplines and Cultures,” Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.
Experts in law, public policy and philosophy will examine the morality, legality and nature of assassination and if it differs from other types of killing in a symposium, "The Ethics of Assassination," March 27, 4-8 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has named Douglas A. Hicks, professor of leadership studies and religion in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, the recipient of a 2012 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award.
Michael S. McPherson, president of the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation, will speak about “Leadership and the Liberal Arts” at the 2011 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Carole Weinstein International Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
CNN's chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi, covers issues that matter the most to many people: money and the economy. He will bring the University of Richmond's Jepson Leadership Forum audience a report March 30 on what's next.
Two University of Richmond psychologists will discuss heroes -- what characteristics they possess, why they are special to us and how they win our admiration -- at a book talk Jan. 25.
Thirty-three men's bravery and endurance and the teamwork and technology needed to save them captivated the world for 70 days.