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News / November 9, 2015

Alumni Star: Keith T. Parker, AICP

Keith T. Parker, a Wilder School MURP graduate, leads the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and is a nationally recognized leader in the public transit industry.

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News / October 29, 2015

Homeland Security and Emergency Management in Action

Join the Wilder School’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program and the Center for Public Policy for a day-long symposium on Thurs., Oct. 29, that will focus on three high-profile issues.

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News / October 21, 2015

Greater Richmond Exports Initiative: Research Results Briefing

Exports present a tremendous growth opportunity and should be a larger part of the Richmond region’s economic development efforts, according to research conducted by the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Greater Richmond Partnership.

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News / October 12, 2015

Dr. Bonnie Gail Mani to speak at VCU

Bonnie Gail Mani, Ph.D., the VCU Wilder School’s first female doctoral graduate and professor of political science at East Carolina University, will share lessons and best practices for a career in academia on Mon., Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Forum Room on the first floor of the VCU Student Commons.

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News / October 12, 2015

Students bring awareness to domestic violence through exhibit

To help bring visibility and awareness to the issue of domestic violence–a crime that constituted nearly 36 percent of all Virginia homicides in 2013 and affects an estimated 12 million Americans annually–students from one class are collaborating with VCU Libraries and the Wellness Resource Center to present a traveling memorial.

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News / October 8, 2015

Thadani selected to present third annual Gulak lecture.

Dhiru A. Thadani, AIA, award-winning consultant, architect, urbanist and educator, will present the third annual Morton B. Gulak Urban and Regional Planning Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 8.

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News / September 30, 2015

Manhattan Institute Awards Research Grant to Susan Gooden

Susan T. Gooden, Ph.D., professor of public administration and policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, has received a research grant of $364,196 to conduct an evaluation of the life outcomes of participants in nonprofit organizations focused on engaging disadvantaged youth from poor and minority communities.

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News / September 28, 2015

Two wheels, two days: Wilder School to host international cycling symposium

With less than 60 days to the UCI Road World Championships in September, Damian Pitt, an assistant professor of urban and regional studies at the VCU Wilder School, says all eyes are on Richmond.

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News / September 28, 2015

Bicycle Urbanism Symposium II

Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs will host Bicycle Urbanism Symposium II, September 28-29.

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News / September 21, 2015

Two Wilder School faculty receive $400,000 grant to study public corruption

Two Criminal Justice faculty members at Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs have received a $400,000 federal research grant to study public corruption.

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