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Richmond resident Jeffrey's struggle to find stable housing for his family after an eviction was also shared in the On The Media series The Scarlet E. (Photo: Crixell Matthews/VPM)
News / August 16, 2019

Panel discussion to explore eviction policy, community impact

The Wilder School will host an insightful discussion on housing instability and eviction policy featuring Virginia State Sen. Jennifer McClellan and community activists on Thursday, Sept. 26. The event, “Eviction Beyond the Numbers,” will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts.

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The 2019-20 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will kick-off on Monday, September 30, with a talk by Norma Riccucci, of Rutgers University at Newark.
News / September 23, 2019

2019-20 Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series to Kick-Off Sept. 30

The 2019-20 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy will kick-off on Monday, September 30, with a talk by Norma Riccucci, of Rutgers University at Newark.

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The Wilder School’s Center for Public Policy (CPP) has launched CompassPoint, a new podcast series that leverages the research and expertise of the CPP.
News / August 28, 2019

CompassPoint, a new podcast series shares CPP expertise with wide audience

The Wilder School’s Center for Public Policy (CPP) has launched CompassPoint, a new podcast series that makes the breadth and depth of CPP faculty expertise easily accessible to a broad audience of citizens, planners, policymakers, investors and businesses.

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A man balancing a figurine of a house atop a precariously stacked stack of wooden blocks.
News / August 1, 2019

More than three in four Virginians see housing affordability as a problem in America today

More than three in four Virginians (78%) see housing affordability as a problem in America today, and almost half (47%) see it as a very serious problem, according to a new statewide poll by the Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

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Sarah Raskin, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the VCU Wilder School, has co-authored a new study that explores the housing issues experienced by cancer patients and survivors in New York City.
Faculty News / August 28, 2019

Raskin publishes housing, survivorship studies of cancer patients

Sarah Raskin, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the VCU Wilder School, has co-authored a new study that explores the housing issues experienced by cancer patients and survivors in New York City.

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Gary Hack, Ph.D, the 2019 Morton B. Gulak Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning, against a backdrop of autonomous vehicles  in city traffic.
News / August 16, 2019

Scholar-practitioner Gary Hack to deliver Gulak lecture at VCU on Sept. 18

Gary Hack, an eminent scholar-practitioner who writes and advises on large-scale physical planning and urban design, will deliver the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs’ 2019 Morton B. Gulak Lecture in Urban and Regional Planning on Sept. 18.

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Christina Mancini, Ph.D., an associate professor at the VCU Wilder School, was cited in a Boston Globe article published on Aug. 6.
Faculty News / August 28, 2019

Mancini quoted in Boston Globe article

Christina Mancini, Ph.D., an associate professor at the VCU Wilder School, was recently cited in a Boston Globe article about a $14.4 million settlement reached between Dartmouth College and nine women who claimed they were raped, sexually assaulted or harassed by their professors.

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Support for a Democrat-controlled General Assembly has dropped 9 percentage points since July 2018 (52% percent to 43% percent). (Getty Images)
News / June 26, 2019

Almost 30 percent of Virginians undecided on which party should control the General Assembly

With every House and Senate seat up for election in November, nearly 30% of Virginians remain unsure of which party should win control of the General Assembly in 2020, according to a new poll by the Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

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Photograph of Richmond skyline in early evening.
News / July 14, 2019

Wilder School to host talk featuring Richmond 300 Advisory Council

Join the Wilder School for a presentation and panel discussion with members of the Richmond300 Advisory Council working on Richmond’s citywide master plan. Panelists include Wilder School associate professor Damian Pitt and Wilder School alumna and Studio Two Three director Ashley Hawkins (M.P.A. '13).

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William Pelfrey, Ph.D., an associate professor at the VCU Wilder was recently
News / July 15, 2019

Pelfrey featured on live segment of NPR's "OnPoint"

Dr. William Pelfrey, Jr., Ph.D. was recently featured in NPR’s OnPoint during a live segment that contemplated the latest special session on gun control prompted by the mass shooting of Virginia Beach employees on May 31.

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