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Events / May 28, 2020

Now What? The Ethical and Sociological Impact of Covid-19

Join a Q&A led by faculty members from VCU's Honors College, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs and College of Humanities and Sciences, who will explore the lasting ethical and sociological impacts of COVID-19.

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L. Douglas Wilder, the 66th Governor of Virginia and a distinguished member of the Wilder School faculty
News / May 28, 2020

In His Own Words: Governor Wilder on the Creation of Virginia’s Rainy Day Fund

The American Society for Public Administration recently published an op-ed in which L. Douglas Wilder, the 66th Governor of Virginia and a distinguished member of our faculty, recounted in great detail the creation of the Rainy Day Fund, a reserve which will almost assuredly be used to address the pandemic.

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Virtual Lunch-and-Learn: Wilder School Graduate Programs for VCU Employees will take place on Friday, June 5 at 12 p.m.
Events / May 26, 2020

Virtual Lunch-and-Learn: Wilder School Graduate Programs for VCU Employees

The Wilder School will host a virtual information session for VCU employees who want to know more about the School’s flexible and affordable graduate and certificate programs on June 5. Learn more about our current enrollment incentives—including a waiver of GRE and other testing requirements and our extended July 1 application deadlines.

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Wilder School Teach-In: RVA Eviction Lab Featuring Kate Howell and Ben Teresa
Events / May 26, 2020

Wilder School Teach-In: RVA Eviction Lab

Please join Dr. Kathryn Howell and Dr. Ben Teresa, co-directors of the RVA Eviction Lab and instructors in the Wilder School's Urban and Regional Studies and Planning program, for an overview and discussion of the RVA Eviction Lab's important work and relationship to the Wilder School.

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The Wilder School will host a special informational session for governmental employees on May 21 and May 27.
News / May 18, 2020

Public Service, the Wilder School & YOU

The Wilder School is hosting special information sessions for state and local government employees interested in graduate school. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs and our current enrollment incentives available for a limited-time only.

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VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs’ virtual graduation celebration took place on Friday, May 8 at 10 a.m. The school congratulated the recipients of nearly 300 professional, graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates.
News / May 12, 2020

Celebrating Our Class of 2020 Graduates

VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs’ virtual graduation celebration took place on Friday, May 8 at 10 a.m. The school congratulated the recipients of nearly 300 professional, graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates. Learn more and visit our Wilder School virtual graduation celebration site.

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Wilder School associate professor, Saltanat (Salta) Liebert, Ph.D., was elected as Chair-Elect for ASPA's Section on Personal Administration and Labor Relations.
News / May 5, 2020

Liebert Elected as Chair-Elect of ASPA’s Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations (SPALR)

Wilder School associate professor, Saltanat (Salta) Liebert, Ph.D., was elected as Chair-Elect for ASPA's Section on Personal Administration and Labor Relations.

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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Faculty & Staff Awardees!
News / May 5, 2020

Wilder School Faculty & Staff Awards

This year, the Wilder School recognizes and celebrates faculty and staff members who have triumphed through unprecedented times to deliver our students the highest-quality teaching, scholarship and support services as well as displayed commitment to academic excellence and phenomenal work within our community and beyond.

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Congratulations to Wilder School faculty members and RVA Eviction Lab co-directors, Kathryn Howell, Ph.D. and Ben Teresa, Ph.D. as well as Elsie Harper-Anderson, Ph.D., director of the Wilder School’s Ph.D. program in public policy and administration, for being selected as initial recipients to receive funding under the a VCU COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity.
News / May 5, 2020

Wilder School Recipients of VCU COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

Wilder School faculty members and RVA Eviction Lab co-directors, Kathryn Howell, Ph.D. and Ben Teresa, Ph.D. as well as Elsie Harper-Anderson, Ph.D., director of the Wilder School’s Ph.D. program in public policy and administration are among those selected as initial recipients to receive funding under the a VCU COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity with support from the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research.

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WilderLIVE! Summer Isn't Cancelled panel discussion will take place on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 from 1 PM -2 PM.
Events / May 14, 2020

WilderLive! Panel Discussion for Students

Join us for WilderLIVE! Summer Isn’t Cancelled! on Tuesday, May 19 from 1 p.m - 2 p.m. for a panel discussion on what students can do to stay on track during COVID. Representatives from Academic Advising, Office of Student Success, Career Services, & Summer Studies will be answering students questions.

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