L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

 Menu

News and events

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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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

Read more
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.

Read more
Susan Gooden, Ph.D., is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a professor of public administration at the Wilder School.
News / October 25, 2017

Gooden to lead Kerner journal, conference

Wilder School professor Susan Gooden, Ph.D., is the co-editor of a collection of articles that will mark the semi-centennial of the Kerner Commission Report, which is due out next fall. To celebrate the publication, Gooden is organizing a national conference in Minneapolis September 6-7. Both the journal symposium and the conference are being sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation.

Read more
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.

Read more
Daytime image of Washington, D.C. skyline.
News / October 5, 2017

Seven from Wilder School to Present at 2017 NASPAA Conference

Seven Wilder School faculty, students and alumni are set to present a wide-range of topics next week at the 2017 Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Conference in Washington, D.C.

Read more
Wilder School students Hannah Cameron (right), president of the Urban and Regional Planning Student Association, and Gwendolyn Griffin, president of the Urban Studies Student Association, actively promote planning.
News / October 5, 2017

National Community Planning Month is Every Day

October may be National Community Planning Month, but the Wilder School celebrates it every day.

Read more
Pam Spratley is a a travel coordinator and office services specialist at the VCU Wilder School,
Wilder School Spotlight / October 4, 2017

Meet Pam Spratley

No two days are ever the same for Pam Spratley, a travel coordinator and office services specialist at the VCU Wilder School. Spratley manages a travel portfolio that includes more than 100 faculty, staff and doctoral students during any given semester. Though much of that work is behind-the-scenes, it's a critical role that Spratley enjoys.

Read more
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 > >>