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News / January 11, 2016

Dr. Grace Harris, one of the most highly regarded women in higher education, has retired as a distinguished professor of public policy at the leadership institute that bears her name.

Dr. Grace E. Harris, one of the most highly regarded women in higher education, has retired as a distinguished professor of public policy at the leadership institute that bears her name

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News / January 28, 2016

Public supports reforms in juvenile justice, parole, sex offender registry and firearm possession

With the General Assembly in its biannual budget session, many policymakers are focused on public safety reforms as an avenue to not only enhance the equity of the criminal justice system but also to ensure its fiscal efficiency.

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News / January 29, 2016

GEHLI to host 10th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

The 10th Annual HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Conference will take place at the Richmond Marriott, on Friday, Jan. 29

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News / February 4, 2016

Public shows strong support for public safety agencies throughout Virginia

A new Virginia Commonwealth University poll shows strong support for law enforcement across Virginia amid heightened public scrutiny of policing nationwide.

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News / March 1, 2016

Fulbright scholar to lecture on crime in the Caribbean

Richard Bennett, Ph.D., a senior Fulbright Scholar and professor of justice, law and society at American University, will present a lecture on crime and security in the Caribbean at VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs next month.

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Plan off! 2016
News / April 29, 2016

Plan-Off 2016! – Real Challenges, Real Solutions

The Wilder School’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) students will face off in the fifth annual Plan-Off on Friday, April 29.

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News / March 6, 2016

Mission Possible: Eta Lamba Sigma Visits Washington

During spring break, Maureen Moslow-Benway, a Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness instructor, accompanied 14 members of Eta Lambda Sigma on a two-day trip to Washington, D.C.

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News / March 17, 2016

Wilder School to host U.S. Ambassador to India

Richard R. Verma, the United States ambassador to India, will speak on campus Thursday, March 17, as part of the Wilder School’s India Chair in Democracy and Civil Society’s 2016 Ranjit Sen Memorial Lecture.

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News / March 24, 2016

Center for Public Policy to host symposia in March, April

The Wilder School’s Center for Public Policy will hold a symposium on Thursday, April 14, that will explore terrorism and radicalization in an open society.

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News / April 4, 2016

Wilder School members to receive diversity and inclusion awards

Three outstanding faculty and staff members at the Wilder School will be honored at the university’s 2016 Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME) next month.

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