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News / April 23, 2015

Cybersecurity symposium

The Wilder School’s Center for Public Policy (CPP) will host “A CPP Symposium on Cyber-threats and Security” on Thursday, April 23. The event will be held at the Academic Learning Commons located at 1000 Floyd Avenue at 8:00 a.m.

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News / May 6, 2015

Plan off! 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School will host the fourth annual “VCU Plan-Off!!,” a unique twist on May Madness on Wednesday, May 6.

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Participants in the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows program gather for a photo on the steps of the Virginia Executive Mansion on June 30.
News / July 6, 2015

The Wilder School is cohosting 25 Mandela Washington Fellows who represent a cross-section of Africa

VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, in partnership with the Global Education Office, is hosting 25 civic leaders this summer who are here through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

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News / July 8, 2015

CURA@VCU Partners with Urban Land Institute

The Center for Urban and Regional Analysis at VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs is partnering with the Urban Land Institute’s local chapter to provide a comprehensive look at development in the region.

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News / July 28, 2015

Alumna hones skills in local jails

Last summer, Ayad joined the ranks of more than 100 emerging law enforcement professionals who have participated in the Student Basic Jailer Academy, a unique program designed to provide students with a meaningful experiential opportunity within Henrico County’s Department of Corrections.

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News / August 14, 2015

Eleventh Annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University has extended the nominations deadline for the 11th annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards (EVGA) to Fri., Aug. 14.

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News / August 31, 2015

MURP Student Honored as “Big Picture Thinker”

A second-year student in the Wilder School’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program, Busching wants to find a solution to keeping rural areas economically vibrant and viable.

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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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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 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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