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News / February 16, 2017

Wilder School Students Receive Black History in the Making Award

Five Wilder School students were among those who received the annual Black History in the Making award at a ceremony on Wed., Feb. 15, hosted on by the Department of African American Studies.

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Maureen Moslow-Benway at Waterton National Park in Alberta,Canada. Second: President Ronald Reagan and Moslow-Benway in graduation ceremony for the 1984 class of the United States Air Force Academy. Third: The Benway family: (left to right) Connor, Robert, Maureen and Mikaela. Fourth: The Benway family during a surf break: (left to right) Mikaela, Connor, Maureen and Robert.
Wilder School Spotlight / February 15, 2017

Meet Maureen Moslow-Benway

Maureen Moslow-Benway joined the Wilder School faculty in 2007, following a storied 20-year intelligence career that included roles as as a special agent in the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) and as a national security consultant and manager for Booz Allen Hamilton. In her spare time, she's an extreme athlete with a record of more than 100 competitive races.

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News / February 13, 2017

Criminal Justice Lecture to Present Terrance Hake of “Operation Greylord” on Feb. 28

The Wilder School’s Criminal Justice program will present, “Putting Corruption Out of Business: An Insider’s View of Operation Greylord,” featuring Terrance Hake on Tues., Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons III-IV.

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Eta Lambda Sigma First Responders Banquet
News / February 6, 2017

Eta Lambda Sigma Offers Students Tips, Trips and Tours

The Wilder School’s chapter of Eta Lambda Sigma, the nation’s first professional homeland security and emergency management fraternity, has had a busy winter.

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News / January 30, 2017

VCU terrorism expert: Trump’s travel ban hands ISIL a powerful recruiting tool

William Pelfrey, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of homeland security and emergency preparedness comments on President Trump's executive order on Friday.

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Photo credit: Tom Woodward
News / January 26, 2017

2016-17 Commonwealth Education Poll: Higher Ed

In the latest Commonwealth Education Poll, a majority of respondents say Virginia colleges and universities are doing a good job providing students with skills to succeed in the workplace and beyond.

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News / January 24, 2017

2016-17 Commonwealth Education Poll: K-12

As the General Assembly makes critical decisions about education policy in the state, a recent poll by the Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute shows that Virginians from all geographic regions overwhelmingly support the redesign of Virginia’s high schools.

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News / January 17, 2017

2017 Public Policy Poll: Public Safety, Substance Use and Mental Health

The recent 2017 Public Policy Poll: Public Safety, Substance Use and Mental Health—conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University—found strong support for providing treatment to opioid users.

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News / January 12, 2017

2017 Public Policy Poll: Economic Development and Workforce Training

The 2017 Public Policy Poll: Economic Development and Workforce Training—conducted by the Center for Public Policy at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University—found strong support for continued funding for workforce training and development.

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News / January 10, 2017

New report details VCU’s economic and cultural impact

Virginia Commonwealth University generates nearly $6 billion in economic activity and supports 63,000 jobs in Virginia, according to a new report by the Wilder School’s Center for Urban and Regional Analysis that examines VCU’s economic and cultural impact.

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