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News / July 22, 2020

Wilder Faculty Newly Appointed Positions

Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden and professor Will Pelfrey were both recently appointed to community positions.

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Wilder faculty member Brie Haupt has co-edited “Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management, Concepts, Theories and Case Studies,” recently published by Routledge.
News / July 22, 2020

Haupt Co-edits New Book on Cultural Competence in Emergency Management

Wilder faculty member Brie Haupt has co-edited “Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management, Concepts, Theories and Case Studies,” recently published by Routledge.

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Kate Howell and Ben Teresa, co-founders of the RVA Eviction Lab and core members of our Wilder School graduate faculty talk about expanding to Hopewell, Petersburg and Hampton Roads as eviction moratoriums are being lifted.
News / July 20, 2020

Howell & Teresa Expand RVA Eviction Lab

Kate Howell and Ben Teresa, co-founders of the RVA Eviction Lab and core members of our Wilder School graduate faculty talk about expanding to Hopewell, Petersburg and Hampton Roads as eviction moratoriums are being lifted.

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A new VCU study analyzes the federal response to the current economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically its impact on Black workers and businesses in Virginia.
News / July 13, 2020

Harper-Anderson Explores Economic Impact of COVID-19, CARES Act on Black Workers and Businesses in Virginia

Wilder School associate professor of urban and regional planning Elsie Harper-Anderson, Ph.D.'s latest study explores economic impact of COVID-19 and the CARES Act on Black workers and businesses in Virginia.

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The Kerner Commission was formed amid riots in Detroit in 1967. Photograph: American Stock/Getty Images
News / July 13, 2020

Dean Gooden Guest Appears on NPR's Throughline Podcast

Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden participates as one of the guest experts on NPR's Throughline podcast discussing 1967's Kerner Commission.

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VCU and the Wilder School strongly support our international students and our commitment to global education.
News / July 13, 2020

Wilder School Supports our International Students

Message from the Dean on how VCU and the Wilder School strongly support our international students and our commitment to global education.

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Alumni Lunch and Learn to feature noted columnist, Michael Paul Williams on July 22
Events / July 8, 2020

Alumni Lunch and Learn to feature noted columnist, Michael Paul Williams on July 22

Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation on Wednesday, July 22 featuring Michael Paul Williams, columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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The Wilder School kicked-off the first of its Alumni Lunch and Learn Series featuring Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran on June 24.
News / June 29, 2020

Moran Reviews Virginia’s Response to COVID-19

The Wilder School kicked-off the first of its Alumni Lunch and Learn Series featuring Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran on June 24.

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Join the Wilder School for its inaugural Alumni Lunch and Learn Series with a virtual Zoom presentation featuring the Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran on Wednesday, June 24.
Events / June 11, 2020

Wilder School to Hold Inaugural Alumni Lunch and Learn on June 24

Join the Wilder School for its inaugural Alumni Lunch and Learn Series with a virtual Zoom presentation featuring the Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran on Wednesday, June 24.

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Gov. Ralph Northam has appointed Curtis Brown, a two-time alumnus of the VCU Wilder School, to lead the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.
News / June 10, 2020

Two-time Wilder School Alumnus Appointed to Head VDEM

Gov. Ralph Northam has appointed Curtis Brown, a two-time alumnus of the VCU Wilder School, to lead the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

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