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News / June 15, 2019

Wilder School Hosts First VCU Public Service Weekend

The Wilder School will host 25 students from all over the nation during the university's first Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Public Service Weekend, June 14-16.

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News / May 7, 2019

Wilder School Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony

The Wilder School graduation is on Saturday, May 11 at 6:00 pm.

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News / April 23, 2019

2019 MURP Plan-Off!

This year’s Plan-Off! competition on Friday, May 3, will kick-off a fun-filled evening for Wilder School students, faculty and alumni to gather and learn more about the impact of our Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program on the local and regional community.

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Wilder School Associate Professor Sarah Jane Brubaker, has published a new book, “Theorizing Gender Violence.”
News / April 26, 2019

Brubaker Pens New Book, "Theorizing Gender Violence"

Wilder School Associate Professor Sarah Jane Brubaker, has published a new book, “Theorizing Gender Violence," which provides an introduction to critical sociological theories used to understand and respond to gender violence.

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Sarah Jane Brubaker, Ph.D., and Brittany Keegan, Ph.D.,have developed a new policy framework that aims to prevent sexual harassment in academia. Early adopters of the policy framework include the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) and the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP).
News / May 1, 2019

Wilder School faculty and staff work to improve sexual harassment policies in academia

Wilder School faculty members Sarah Jane Brubaker and Brittany Keegan have developed a new framework that aims to prevent sexual harassment in academia. Early adopters of the policy include the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) and the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP).

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Wilder School Interim Dean Susan Gooden, Ph.D. (center). VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D. and EVGA Committee Chair and VCU Board of Visitors member Robert Holsworth, Ph.D., with 2019 EVGA honorees. Back row, left to right: Joseph Walters; Deputy Director of Administration, VA Department of Corrections, Manuel Alvarez; Chairman, Goochland County Board of Supervisors, Gloria Turner; Chairman, Goochl
News / April 12, 2019

2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Honorees Celebrated

More than 250 elected officials, state and local government leaders, business executives and non-profits gathered at the Richmond Marriott to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Awards on April 11. The event, which highlighted the achievements of 10 organizations, non-profits, public-private partnerships and individuals who have made significant contributions to Commonwealth communities, was hosted by the VCU Wilder School.

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The 2019 Virginia's Fair Housing Summit is Monday, April 15.
News / March 25, 2019

Wilder School, HOME Sponsoring Housing Equality Conference

On Monday, April 15, the Wilder School and Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) of Virginia will host the second annual Virginia’s Fair Housing Summit, a daylong conference designed to disrupt the legacy of historic and systemic housing discrimination in our communities.

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News / March 12, 2019

Wilder School Soars to No. 39 in Latest U.S. News & World Report

The Wilder School ranks among the top 40 of the nation's best graduate public affairs programs—moving up five places to No. 39 in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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News / February 19, 2019

HSEP’s Online Master’s Program Ranked No. 9 in the Nation

The Wilder School’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program has been ranked the 9th best online master’s in emergency management program in the nation by Online Master’s.

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Keith Parker (B.A.'90/H&S; M.U.R.P.'93/GPA), president and CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the Wilder School graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 11.
News / March 24, 2019

Goodwill CEO and Alumnus to Speak at Wilder Graduation

Keith Parker (B.A.'90/H&S; M.U.R.P.'93/GPA), president and CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the Wilder School graduation ceremony Saturday, May 11.

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