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The final lecture in this academic year’s Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will feature Ann-Margaret Esnard, associate dean for research in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, and a distinguished university professor in the Department of Public Management and Policy at Georgia State University.
News / February 25, 2020

Finale doctoral lecture series talk to feature noted researcher and author, Ann-Margaret Esnard

The final lecture in this academic year’s Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will feature Ann-Margaret Esnard, associate dean for research in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, and a distinguished university professor in the Department of Public Management and Policy at Georgia State University.

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January 13, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
News / February 24, 2020

Honoring L. Douglas Wilder: Continuing 30 Years of History, Then & Now Day-long leadership symposium

POSTPONED: Virginia Union University (VUU) will host a day-long leadership symposium honoring the legacy of L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Governor Wilder’s inauguration.

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Gilbert Michaud, Ph.D., an alum of the Wilder School’s doctoral program is a newly appointed research scholar and faculty affiliate at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan through their Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) program.
News / February 18, 2020

Wilder School doctoral alum joins UMich

Gilbert Michaud, Ph.D., an alum of the Wilder School’s doctoral program is a newly appointed research scholar and faculty affiliate at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan through their Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) program.

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News / February 11, 2020

Graduate Information Session on February 21

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, February 21.

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The Kyrgyz delegation with Jordan Stewart (Wilder School Center for Public Policy Legislative Liaison) and Ludmila, their translator. Photo courtesy of Jordan Stewart.
News / February 11, 2020

VCU Hosts Kazakh Delegation through Open World Program

The VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, the VCU Global Education Office, and the VCU Robertson School of Media and Culture recently hosted a delegation of officials from Kazakhstan from January 24 – February 9. The visit was administered through the Open World Program.

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Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Ph.D., one of the first graduates of the Wilder School’s Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention program, will return to talk about his new book Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives with New York University Press.
News / January 28, 2020

Wilder School graduate returns for book talk

Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Ph.D., one of the first graduates of the Wilder School’s Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention program, will return to talk about his new book Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives with New York University Press on February 26.

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The next installment of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place on Monday, February 10. The event will feature Lance Freeman, Ph.D., a professor in the Urban Planning Program and the Director of the doctoral program in Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City.
News / January 21, 2020

February doctoral lecture series talk to feature noted author, Lance Freeman

The next installment of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will take place on Monday, February 10. The event will feature Lance Freeman, Ph.D., a professor in the Urban Planning Program and the Director of the doctoral program in Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City.

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January 13, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
News / January 13, 2020

Continuing 30 Years of History

January 13, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the inauguration of The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As we remember this historic day, we also look forward to celebrating Governor Wilder's continuing legacy with a day-long leadership symposium.

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Ahead of the General Assembly session, a majority of Virginians favor stricter gun laws and believe public schools are underfunded and a majority of Virginians would be willing to pay more, according to 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 / January 7, 2020

Virginians’ favor stricter gun laws, willing to pay more for education

Ahead of the General Assembly session, a majority of Virginians favor stricter gun laws and believe public schools are underfunded and a majority of Virginians would be willing to pay more, according to 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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Against the backdrop of last month’s election that gave Democrats control of Virginia’s General Assembly and amid the ongoing process of impeaching President Donald Trump, Virginians are increasingly motivated to vote, according to 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 / December 20, 2019

Virginians' motivation to vote grows

Against the backdrop of last month’s election that gave Democrats control of Virginia’s General Assembly and amid the ongoing process of impeaching President Donald Trump, Virginians are increasingly motivated to vote, according to 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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