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Sheila E. Battle opened the conference, sharing her life-changing experiences with GEHLI's programs.
News / November 17, 2017

HIGHER Ground, Higher Purpose

Three hundred people attended the 11th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference hosted by the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, a division of the Wilder School.

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Kate Howell, Ph.D., and Sarah Raskin, Ph.D., are the recipients of the Wilder School's 2017-2018 Faculty Small Grant Awards.
Faculty News / November 17, 2017

Wilder School Awards Small Grants for Community-Based Research

Kate Howell, Ph.D., and Sarah Raskin, Ph.D. have been named the recipients of the Wilder School's 2017-2018 Faculty Small Grant Awards. Both were selected for projects that examine critical issues affecting underserved populations in Richmond and the state of Virginia.

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A map of the Richmond metropolitan region shows household income in 2015.
News / November 15, 2017

CURA Releases Maps on Income Growth and Socioeconomic Data

Project is Part of an Analysis of the Region’s Residential Real Estate Markets

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View of the historic Liberty Bell at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. The city is home to the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology which will be held November 15-18.
News / November 14, 2017

Wilder Faculty to Showcase 10 Papers at Global Crime Conference

For the second year in a row, scholars at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs will make a significant showing at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology.

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Left to right: John Accordino, Robert Holsworth, L. Douglas Wilder, Rachel Bitecofer, J. Lee Vogler, Kristine Artello, and Cordel Faulk
News / November 6, 2017

Watch “The People’s Debate “ on Video

”The People’s Debate: Tackling State and National Issues with Your Questions” prompted questions and generated robust discussion about a wide range of issues on the eve of Virginia’s statewide elections.

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Tom Jacobson of the Wilder School's Center for Urban and Regional Analysis gives an overview of the Affordable Housing study at the MetroView Forum.
News / November 6, 2017

MetroView Offers Insights to Richmond Region

Planners and policymakers received an overview about MetroView at a recent forum about the Wilder School’s metro-wide information system.

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Zach Villegas, a criminal justice and homeland security and emergency preparedness double major, manages customer orders at his part-time job at the Cabell Library Starbucks Coffee.
Wilder School Spotlight / November 1, 2017

Meet Zach Villegas

For Zach Villegas, a criminal justice and homeland security and emergency preparedness double major, balancing three jobs, student leadership and 18 credits is all day's work.

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News / October 11, 2017

“The People’s Debate: Tackling State and National Issues with Your Questions” on Nov. 2

“The People’s Debate: Tackling State and National Issues with Your Questions” will be led by L. Douglas Wilder, former Virginia governor and distinguished professor at the Wilder School, and Robert D. Holsworth, Ph.D., noted political analyst and former dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences at VCU.

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Wilder School 10 Under 10 Alumni  award recipients. From left to right: Ashley Hawkins, LeQuan Hylton, Ph.D. and Ryan Rinn.
News / October 26, 2017

Wilder Alumni Dominate VCU's 10 Under 10 Awards

Three Wilder School alumni--Ashley Hawkins, LeQuan Hylton and Ryan Rinn--are amongwere recently named among VCU's 10 under 10. The awards honor alumni who have earned their first degree—undergraduate, graduate or professional—from the university within the past decade and who have made important contributions to their community and loyally supported the university

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Evening image of Chicago skyline.
News / October 26, 2017

Wilder School Faculty and Students to Present at APPAM

Several Wilder School faculty and students will travel to Chicago to present their scholarship at the 2017 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference Nov. 2-4. Faculty members Sarah Jane Brubaker, Ph.D., Susan Gooden, Ph.D., and doctoral student Tammi Slovinsky are scheduled to present original research at the conference. Doctoral student Dhara Amin will also attend. Amin has been awarded an APPAM Equity and Inclusion Student Fellowship.

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