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Saturday, September 20

Dean's Discussions, Faculty Seminars, and Other Events

Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Dean's Discussion
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Jepson Hall, Room 118

The Deans of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies and the Jepson School faculty invite parents, friends, siblings, and current and future students to learn more about the major and minor programs in leadership studies.

Dean's Reception
10:30–11 a.m.
Heilig Meyers Lounge

Enjoy light refreshments while you visit with the Deans of the Jepson School, Jepson School faculty, current students, and those visiting campus for Family Weekend.

Faculty Seminar: "Leadership in the Eye of the Beholder"
11:00 a.m.–noon
Jepson Hall, Room 118

Join Dr. Crystal Hoyt, associate professor of leadership studies, as she explores the ways in which expectations and stereotypes affect who we see as a leader. This faculty seminar draws from Jepson's LDST 102: Leadership & the Social Sciences class and one of Dr. Hoyt's areas of research.

School of Arts & Sciences

Dean's Discussion
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Keller Hall Reception Room

This discussion will focus on current initiatives and directions in liberal arts education. 

Faculty Seminar: Johann Stegmeir
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Keller Hall Reception Room

Mr. Johann Stegmeir, associate professor of theatre, speaks about the intersection of professional and academic costume design for film, TV, opera, theatre, and dance.

Robins School of Business

Dean's Discussion
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium

Join Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the Robins School of Business, as she takes you through a typical school year of learning and activities for a Robins School student. Put yourself in the shoes of a student as you take calsses, choose from activities, and navigate all the support systems available to help you succeed during your school years and in your chosen career.

Faculty Seminar: "The Art and Science of Negotiation"
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium

Join Richard Coughlan, senior associate dean, Robins School of Business as he shares highlights from the negotiations course he teaches each fall semester. In this interactive session, he will detail the behaviors and skills that separate skilled negotiators from average negotiators. Drawing from the literature on psychology and decision-making, his approach centers on understanding and meeting the true interests of parties present in the negotiation.

Life After Richmond: Preparing for Success by Getting an Early Start

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305

With all of the troubling hiring forecasts, what can seniors do to position themselves for life after the University of Richmond? Meet with representatives from the Office of Alumni and Career Services, to discuss strategies for launching a career search or applying to graduate programs.

Study Abroad Information Session

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room

The Office of International Education invites parents and students to learn more about studying abroad from our panel of past study abroad participants, their parents, and University of Richmond staff. (This is a repeat of the same session held on Friday.)

A Cappella Concerts

Daytime Collegiate A Cappella Concert*
Noon–1 p.m.
Booker Hall of Music, Camp Concert Hall

You’ve heard about them, now come see them in action. Nostalgic favorites as well as original pieces will appeal to both parents and students. With an all-around “feel-good” atmosphere, the University of Richmond a cappella performers will leave you wanting more. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $8 or at the door for $10 per person.  Please include your student in your ticket count, if applicable. All proceeds from this concert benefit the student a cappella groups.

Evening Collegiate A Cappella Concert*
Performed by Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff and the Sirens
9–10:30 p.m.
Jenkins Greek Theatre
Rain Location: Cannon Memorial Chapel

Join new and old friends at this final Family Weekend concert. Don't miss this performance by the four University student-led a cappella groups performing in Richmond's beautiful Jenkins Greek Theatre. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance, or at the door with cash only. Please include your student in your ticket count if applicable. All proceeds from this concert benefit the student a cappella groups.

*Tickets are required for these events.

Welcome and Information Center

9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Jepson Alumni Center

Come to the Jepson Alumni Center to pick up your registration packet. You will receive your parking pass, campus map, as well as your nametag which serves as your ticket to events for which you pre-registered.

If you pre-purchased football tickets, they may be retrieved at Robins Stadium Will Call Window Number 2, four hours prior to kickoff.


The new interactive campus map is quite comprehensive. To find a specific building, click on the drop down button in the upper left corner of the map for a complete listing of buildings.