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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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The Wilder School is hosting special information sessions for state and local government employees interested in graduate school. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs and our current enrollment on September 2.
Events / August 28, 2020

Public Service, the Wilder School & YOU virtual session on Sept. 2

The Wilder School is hosting special information sessions for state and local government employees interested in graduate school. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs and our current enrollment on September 2.

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The VCU Wilder School Commonwealth Poll has been selected as a featured 2020 Presidential Election Poll by CNN.
News / August 26, 2020

Commonwealth Poll selected CNN 2020 Presidential Election Poll

The VCU Wilder School Commonwealth Poll has been selected as a featured 2020 Presidential Election Poll by CNN.

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As Virginia’s K-12 school divisions work to determine their reopening plans and what’s best for their communities amid the ongoing pandemic, VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs joined forces with the School of Education to offer some helpful guidance. (Shutterstock Images)
News / August 25, 2020

Virginia schools use guidance from VDOE and face challenging decisions when reopening

As Virginia’s K-12 school divisions work to determine their reopening plans and what’s best for their communities amid the ongoing pandemic, VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs joined forces with the School of Education to offer some helpful guidance in the Alumni Lunch and Learn Series on August 19.

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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 / August 24, 2020

Virtual symposium to commemorate 30th anniversary of Gov. L. Douglas Wilder’s inauguration

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, in partnership with Virginia Union University, will host a daylong virtual leadership symposium on Sept. 17 honoring the legacy of L. Douglas Wilder, the 66th governor of Virginia and the country’s first elected African American governor. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Wilder’s inauguration.

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