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The 2020-21 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy began on Thursday, September 10, with a talk by Samuel L. Myers, Jr., of the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota.
News / September 29, 2020

Myers talks about race inequality

The 2020-21 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy began on Thursday, September 10, with a talk by Samuel L. Myers, Jr., of the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota.

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The next Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place virtually on Thursday, October 8 and feature Shaun L. Gabbidon, Ph.D., a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg.
Events / September 15, 2020

Gabbidon headlines October doctoral lecture

The next Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place virtually on Thursday, October 8 and feature Shaun L. Gabbidon, Ph.D., a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg.

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Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation featuring Chris Piper (B.A.’01/H&S), commissioner of the Virginia Department of Elections on October 21.
News / September 24, 2020

Piper to discuss Protecting the Integrity of the Vote

Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation featuring Chris Piper (B.A.’01/H&S), commissioner of the Virginia Department of Elections on October 21.

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Events / September 24, 2020

Graduate Information Session on October 23

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, October 23.

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January 13, 2020 marked the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
News / September 22, 2020

VCU, VUU celebrate 30th anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder’s inauguration as Virginia’s 66th governor

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University on Thursday marked the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of L. Douglas Wilder as the 66th governor of Virginia and the first elected African American governor in U.S. history.

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A new VCU poll finds a majority of Virginians are skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes.
News / September 17, 2020

A majority of Virginians are skeptical about the safety of reopening schools for in-person classes, VCU poll finds

Fifty-five percent of Virginians think it is not too safe or not at all safe to send children in their community back to school for in-person classes, while 42% think it is very safe or somewhat safe, according to a new 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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Democrats Joe Biden and Mark Warner are ahead of their opponents by double-digit margins, according to a new 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 / September 15, 2020

Biden and Warner have double-digit leads in Virginia

Democrats Joe Biden and Mark Warner are ahead of their opponents by double-digit margins, according to a new 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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Hayley Cleary, an associate professor of Criminal Justice and Public Policy at the Wilder School, has received a grant award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
News / September 15, 2020

Cleary receives NSF grant

Hayley Cleary, an associate professor of Criminal Justice and Public Policy at the Wilder School, has received a grant award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Wilder School Professor Emeritus Blue E. Wooldridge has been selected as the 2020 co-recipient of the Donald Stone Award for Outstanding Contribution and Well-being of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).
News / September 15, 2020

Wooldridge receives IASIA award

Wilder School Professor Emeritus Blue E. Wooldridge has been selected as the 2020 co-recipient of the Donald Stone Award for Outstanding Contribution and Well-being of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).

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Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation featuring Stephen Moret, Ed.D., president and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership on September 16.
Events / September 8, 2020

Moret to discuss Virginia's Economy: Where to from here?

Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation featuring Stephen Moret, Ed.D., president and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership on September 16.

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