Jepson School News
From the Dean's Desk: The
(First Full) Year in Review
From meeting alumni to wrestling with "big" questions,
Dean Sandra J. Peart reflects on her first full year at Jepson - and
discusses what's in store for 2008-09.
Summer Institute on
Leadership and the Liberal Arts
Scholars and students from around the world visit the University of
Richmond to explore topics in leadership and the liberal arts and
the intersection between leadership and the humanities, social
sciences and natural sciences.
Williams Goes Behind the
Scenes at the White House with Alumnus
Jepson alumnus Billy O'Brien, '01,
takes Associate Dean Teresa Williams on a tour of the White House
that includes the Oval Office, the Cabinet Room and the Red Room.
Patty Devlin, '04, Shares
Post-College Experience at Senior Banquet
After stints working on a ranch and as
a secretary before landing a much better gig, Play consultant Patty
Devlin, '04, shares stories, advice and thoughts on life after
Jepson with the class of 2008.
Jepson in the News: The
Benefits of Studying Leadership
An article in "Young Money" magazine discusses the edge leadership
programs give students and cites the University of Richmond and Dean
Sandra J. Peart.
Events and New Leader-in-Residence
Upcoming events include a talk by the first Spider in space, Leland
Melvin, a speed networking event and Forum events.
New Faculty Joining Jepson
Religious studies scholar Peter Iver
Kaufman and political scientist Sungmoon Kim are new additions to
the Jepson faculty. Kaufman previously taught at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kim recently earned his Ph.D. at the
University of Maryland.
Prolific Faculty Adding to Leadership
A number of new books by Jepson
faculty are expected out in 2008 or early 2009. Dean Sandra J.
Peart's latest book, "The Street Porter and the Philosopher:
Conversations on Analytical Egalitarianism," was published in June
by the University of Michigan Press.
Students Blog About Internship Experiences
This year several Jepson students are
blogging instead of turning in a journal to meet their internship
requirements. In her blog, "Tales of a Globetrotting Spider," Laura
Musser, '09, reflects on her time in Cambodia where she is an intern
for Caring for Cambodia.
Journal: Jacki Raithel, '10, Explores Cambridge
Jacki Raithel, '10, writes about
her first week studying abroad in Cambridge. As part of the Jepson
at Cambridge program, Raithel is taking two classes at Emmanuel
College, one of Cambridge University's constituent colleges.
Servant Leader Heads University's Alumni Association for 2008-09
Perrin, '95, is the first Jepson graduate to be elected president of
Alumni Committee. In a Q&A, Perrin discusses what his goals are as
president and how his
Jepson education has prepared him for the task.
Virtual Service Project Planned for Alumni
To mark the upcoming anniversary
of Jepson's first graduating class, the Jepson Alumni Networking
Committee is launching a virtual service project this fall. The 150
Days in a Lifetime of Service campaign will begin on Oct. 2 and go
through Feb. 28.
Carter Hallward, '98, Receives Alumni Achievement Award
Carter Hallward, '98, an assistant professor at Kennesaw State
University in Georgia, is honored for her work in education and
Summer Networking Events a Success
events held this summer in New York, Richmond and D.C. give alumni a
chance to reconnect and students a chance to discuss their summer
Class of 2007: One Year Later and Alumni Update
Where is the class of 2007 one year after graduation? All over the
place according to a
recent informal survey.
Chris Gordon, '06, Makes Documentary About Life
in Central America
No hotels. No car. No directions. No problem. Chris Gordon, '06,
didn't have producing a documentary about life in Central America on
his "to-do" list after college, but that's just where the 'Road'
Joshua Bush, '00, Has Nowhere to go but Up as a
Pioneer in the
Space Travel Industry
After traveling the world and
exploring the depths of the sea there was only one place left for
Joshua Bush, '00, to go: up. Way up.
Cristine Lipscomb Duckworth, '94, Goes Off the
From graduating in the first
ever Jepson class to starting her own business, this daring
Jepsonite has never been interested in taking the conventional path.
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