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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee members Shajuana Isom-Payne and Chernoh Wurie, Ph.D., pose for a photo at the Wilder School's graduation ceremony on May 12, 2018.
News / May 17, 2018

Diversity Committee’s New Name and New Members Focus on Inclusion

Earlier this month, Wilder School faculty and staff voted to expand the name of an advisory body focused on diversity to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. For the first time in its history, the committee will include students.

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News / May 8, 2018

Wilder School Expert: Virginia Should Expand Distributed Solar Energy Usage

Distributed solar energy can provide at least 5 to 10 percent of the nation’s electricity demand, without causing negative impacts to the electrical grid or significant rate increases for consumers, according to new research by a Wilder School expert in alternative energy.

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News / May 7, 2018

Gooden Named Interim Dean of Wilder School

Susan T. Gooden, Ph.D., professor of public administration and policy, has been named interim dean of the Wilder School, effective Tuesday, May 15.

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News / May 3, 2018

Delegate Lamont Bagby to Speak at Wilder School Graduation on May 12

Del. Lamont Bagby of Henrico County will deliver the Wilder School’s graduation address on Saturday, May 12.

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The Wilder School’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program has been ranked the 10th best online master’s in emergency management program in the nation by bestcolleges.com.
News / April 30, 2018

HSEP’s Online Master’s Program Ranked No.10 in U.S

The Wilder School’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program has been ranked the 10th best online master’s in emergency management program in the nation by bestcolleges.com.

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News / April 26, 2018

Lawmakers, Educators Join Wilder School Discussion About School Safety and Education Policy

The Wilder School convened legislators, public safety officials and educators from across the state at two events on April 23 to examine school safety in Virginia and to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute.

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Top, left to right: Dhara Amin, Sarah Jane Brubaker and Amy Cook. Bottom, left to right: Christina Mancini, Tammi Slovinsky and Fatima Smith..
News / April 23, 2018

Six Women, Six Approaches to Sexual Violence

This week during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we examine the work of six women at the Wilder School—three faculty members, a Title IX administrator, a former victim’s advocate, and a research analyst from the Department of Juvenile Justice—each,working in diverse ways to end the scourge of sexual violence.

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News / April 18, 2018

Wilder School Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty

The Wilder School recently honored outstanding faculty and students during recognition programs for academic, teaching, research, scholarship and mentoring excellence.

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Wilder School M.P.A. Student Maya Simpkins (middle), who won the Phillips G. Davies Graduate Student Presentation Award at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Ethnic Studies, stands with Ravi Perry, Ph.D. (right), chair of the VCU Political Science Department and conference chair, and Julia Jordan-Zachery, president of AES.
News / March 12, 2018

Wilder School Student Wins Prestigious Award

Maya Simpkins, a student in the Wilder School’s Master of Public Administration program, received the prestigious Phillip G. Davies Graduate Student Presentation Award at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Ethnic Studies, held last week at VCU.

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Winners of the Metro Richmond Exports Initiatives and representatives of the Virginia Gateway Region and Greater Richmond Partnership gather after the competition.
News / January 30, 2018

Five Area Businesses Win $5,000 Awards at MREI Pitch Panel

Five Richmond-area businesses each won $5,000 in the Metro Richmond Exports Initiative’s pitch panel competition at the group’s annual meeting on Thursday, Jan 25.

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