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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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News / December 3, 2019

Branch competes in VCU Venture’s Next Big Idea Challenge

Wilder School staff member Gwyneth Branch is competing in the 2019 Next Big Idea Challenge by VCU Ventures and Activation Capital. The Next Big Idea Challenge is an online competition for VCU staff to submit ideas for a new company, product, or service and the chance to win up to $1,400 in cash, just in time for the holidays.

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News / December 3, 2019

Albanese participates in U.N. Anti-Corruption Symposium

Wilder School professor Jay Albanese, PhD., recently participated in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) "Anti-Corruption Academic Symposium," organized by UNODC in cooperation with the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

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With the scheduled release today, 11/25/19, of the JLARC study on gambling in Virginia, the results of a statewide poll released in late October by the VCU Wilder School offers additional perspective on how Virginians feel about gambling.
News / November 25, 2019

Majority of Virginians favor legalized gambling

With the scheduled release of a JLARC study on gambling in Virginia later today, the results of a statewide poll released in late October by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University offers perspective on how Virginians feel about gambling.

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Wilder School Professor Emeritus Blue Wooldridge awarded the 2019 George Graham Award
News / November 19, 2019

Wilder School professor emeritus awarded NAPA’s George Graham Award for service

Wilder School Professor Emeritus Blue Wooldridge has been awarded the 2019 George Graham Award for Exceptional Service from the National Academy of Public Administration.

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Wilder School faculty members Elsie Harper-Anderson and Brittany Keegan staff the table at the APPAM Doctoral Student Fair on November 9, 2019.
News / November 19, 2019

Wilder School faculty shine at 2019 APPAM Fall Conference

Last week, five faculty members from the Wilder School’s academic programs and Centers for Public Policy (CPP) traveled to the annual 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference in Denver, Co. Each participated in the event as panelists, discussants, presenters, exhibitors and hosts of featured events.

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The Honorable Senator Rosalyn R. Dances receives the Wilder School Alumni Star award.
News / November 12, 2019

VCU Alumni honors Wilder School graduate Rosalyn R. Dance

The Honorable Senator Rosalyn R. Dance, a Wilder School graduate with a master’s in public administration, was recognized by VCU Alumni Relations as the Wilder School Alumni Star.

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News / November 12, 2019

Student Scholarship Deadline is Feb. 1

Applications for Wilder School undergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year are due Saturday, February 1.

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Sombo Chunda participates in 2019 VCU Qatar Leadership Exchange
News / November 5, 2019

Chunda participates in 2019 VCU Qatar Leadership Exchange

Sombo Chunda, a third-year doctoral candidate in public policy and administration at the VCU Wilder School, was recently selected to participate in the 2019 VCU Qatar Leadership Exchange. The Qatar Leadership Exchange is the premier cross-cultural leadership development program offered by the Division of Student Affairs at the university. Its purpose is to increase appreciation, awareness, and collaboration between VCU's Richmond and VCUarts Qatar campuses.

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10 Under 10 award recipient Joshua Son
News / November 5, 2019

VCU honors Wilder School Graduate Joshua Son

Joshua Son, a Wilder School graduate with a master’s in urban and regional planning, was named by Virginia Commonwealth University as one of the university’s top 10 graduates of the previous decade.

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