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News / February 11, 2020

Graduate Information Session on February 21

Learn about the Wilder School’s graduate programs and how they can help advance your career at the "Why Wilder? Graduate Information Session" on Friday, February 21.

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The Kyrgyz delegation with Jordan Stewart (Wilder School Center for Public Policy Legislative Liaison) and Ludmila, their translator. Photo courtesy of Jordan Stewart.
News / February 11, 2020

VCU Hosts Kazakh Delegation through Open World Program

The VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, the VCU Global Education Office, and the VCU Robertson School of Media and Culture recently hosted a delegation of officials from Kazakhstan from January 24 – February 9. The visit was administered through the Open World Program.

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The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University will honor individuals and organizations who have made noteworthy contributions to the practice of government and the betterment of the state on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Dominion Energy is the event’s 2020 Title Sponsor.
News / January 29, 2020

Wilder School Announces 2020 EVGA Honorees

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University will honor individuals and organizations who have made noteworthy contributions to the practice of government and the betterment of the state on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

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Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Ph.D., one of the first graduates of the Wilder School’s Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention program, will return to talk about his new book Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives with New York University Press.
News / January 28, 2020

Wilder School graduate returns for book talk

Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Ph.D., one of the first graduates of the Wilder School’s Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention program, will return to talk about his new book Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives with New York University Press on February 26.

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The next installment of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place on Monday, February 10. The event will feature Lance Freeman, Ph.D., a professor in the Urban Planning Program and the Director of the doctoral program in Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City.
News / January 21, 2020

February doctoral lecture series talk to feature noted author, Lance Freeman

The next installment of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place on Monday, February 10. The event will feature Lance Freeman, Ph.D., a professor in the Urban Planning Program and the Director of the doctoral program in Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City.

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January 13, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
News / January 13, 2020

Continuing 30 Years of History

January 13, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As we remember this historic day, we also look forward to celebrating Governor Wilder's continuing legacy with a day-long leadership symposium.

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Ahead of the General Assembly session, a majority of Virginians favor stricter gun laws and believe public schools are underfunded and a majority of Virginians would be willing to pay more, according to statewide poll conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.
News / January 7, 2020

Virginians’ favor stricter gun laws, willing to pay more for education

Ahead of the General Assembly session, a majority of Virginians favor stricter gun laws and believe public schools are underfunded and a majority of Virginians would be willing to pay more, according to statewide poll conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Against the backdrop of last month’s election that gave Democrats control of Virginia’s General Assembly and amid the ongoing process of impeaching President Donald Trump, Virginians are increasingly motivated to vote, according to statewide poll conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.
News / December 20, 2019

Virginians' motivation to vote grows

Against the backdrop of last month’s election that gave Democrats control of Virginia’s General Assembly and amid the ongoing process of impeaching President Donald Trump, Virginians are increasingly motivated to vote, according to statewide poll conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Laura Foy receives the Demonstrating Tenacity award.
News / December 17, 2019

Foy recognized for tenacity by DAR

Wilder School staff member, Laura Foy, received the Demonstrating Tenacity award from the VCU Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR).

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Brittany Keegan, Ph.D.,Ashlee Barnes, Ph.D., Sarah Jane Brubaker, Ph.D., and Danielle Apugo, Ph.D.
News / December 10, 2019

Panel explores criminalization of trauma in schools

Faculty members from the Wilder School, the Center for Public Policy (CPP) of the Wilder School and the VCU School of Education participated in a panel discussion on the “Disrupting Criminalization in Education” iCubed project and insights from the Wilder School Commonwealth Poll.

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