News & Updates
Jepson School faculty join alumni in Washington, D.C., for reception and discussion panel
In November, Dean Sandra Peart, Drs. Jess Flanigan, Gill Hickman, Terry Price, Kerstin Soderlund, and Tom Wren joined Jepson alumni in Washington, D.C., for a reception and panel discussion surrounding the 2015-16 Jepson Leadership Forum theme, “The Fix: Health, Science, and the Future.” Panelists were John Sobieski, ’14, Kent Corso, ’00, Amy Silverstein Levner, ’97, and Elizabeth DeVoss, ’95.
Jepson School Ethics Bowl team advances to national championships
Jepson School Ethics Bowl team members Harry Lambert, '16, Rebecca Robinson, '16, Cassie DeCesare, '16, and Austin Shepherd, '16, placed third in the Southeastern Regional Division of the APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition. The Jepson team, coached by Dr. Jess Flanigan, will be one of 36 teams to compete in the national championship in Washington, D.C., in February.
Faculty news and publications
Julian Hayter commented on the use of political ads in the 2015 race for Virginia's 10th Senate District seat in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Sandra Peart argued for the importance of thankfulness and remembering in an op-ed published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Dr. Peart also co-authored an article published in the Journal of Economic Literature.
Don Forsyth's book College Teaching: Practical Insights from the Science of Teaching and Learning was published by the American Psychological Association in early November.
Chris von Rueden co-edited the December 2015 issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
Gretchen West, ’96, joined the Government Regulatory practice of Hogan Lovells US LLP as senior advisor for innovation and technology.
Katherine A. Nunziata, ’12, joined Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP as an associate in the firm’s governmental affairs group.
Lesley Scearce, ’00, was named president/CEO of United Way Chattanooga.
Greer Myers,’95, was appointed president of Turn Key Health and senior vice-president of Enclara Pharmacia.
Ian Koffler, ’99, was appointed to the Michigan Board of Nursing Home Administrators by Governor Rick Snyder.
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