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Proud of his alma mater, LeQuan Hylton shares his VCU spirit with daughters Carter (left) and Emory (right).
News / January 26, 2022

Changemakers Alumni Spotlight: LeQuan Hylton

Increasing access to low-income housing through sustainable real estate

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Whitney Brown, a second-year graduate student in Public Administration, has been selected as a 2022 Founders’ Fellow by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).
News / January 24, 2022

Public Administration’s Whitney Brown named ASPA Founders Fellow

Whitney Brown, a second-year graduate student in Public Administration, has been selected as a 2022 Founders’ Fellow by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

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On January 19, 2022, Miles Rapoport, senior practice fellow in American democracy at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, led a spirited discussion based on the report “Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century.”
News / January 21, 2022

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy with Miles Rapoport

On January 19, 2022, Miles Rapoport, senior practice fellow in American democracy at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, led a spirited discussion based on the report “Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century.”

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Chong Mo Pak, a former VCU professor, helped transform public service leadership education in Virginia.
News / January 14, 2022

A Leader among leaders: Remembering Chong Mo Pak

Chong Mo Pak, a former VCU professor, helped transform public service leadership education in Virginia.

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Poll finds Virginians split on their views about the direction of the commonwealth.
News / January 14, 2022

Poll: Close election reveals divided priorities among Virginians

As Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin prepares to be inaugurated as the 74th governor, the close election and divided legislature highlight policy differences among Virginians according to a new statewide Commonwealth Poll conducted by the Wilder School.

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More than half of Virginians support increasing the number of charter schools.
News / January 11, 2022

Poll: Virginians want the General Assembly to focus on education and the economy

As the Virginia General Assembly prepares to start the 2022 legislative session, a new statewide Commonwealth Poll conducted by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University finds that Virginians want legislators to focus on education and the economy.

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Join Miles Rapoport, senior practice fellow in American democracy at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, for a timely discussion based on the report “Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century” on January 19.
Events / January 4, 2022

Wilder School Virtual Lunch and Learn: Our Common Purpose - Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century

Join Miles Rapoport, senior practice fellow in American democracy at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, for a timely discussion based on the report “Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century” on January 19.

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Marching in the footsteps of history up the slave trail, students are able to trace a connection to Richmond’s past.
News / January 3, 2022

‘A form of modern-day slavery’: Examining the effects of human trafficking

An immersive course at the Wilder School raises awareness for students and connects them to the past and present in Richmond.

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Jay Albanese, Ph.D., is one of two recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Faculty Awards
News / December 16, 2021

Jay Albanese receives Outstanding Faculty Award

The award, sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education and Dominion Energy, is Virginia’s highest honor for faculty at public and private colleges and universities.

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The 2021 Wilder School Fall Commencement student speaker is VCU police officer and criminal justice undergraduate, Caroline Bowen.
Wilder School Spotlight / December 6, 2021

Wilder School Spotlight: Caroline Bowen, VCU police officer and criminal justice undergraduate

The 2021 Wilder School Fall Commencement student speaker is VCU police officer and criminal justice undergraduate, Caroline Bowen.

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