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Virginia’s gubernatorial election is nearly tied with 41% of likely voters supporting Democrat Terry McAuliffe and 38% supporting Republican Glenn Youngkin, according to the latest statewide poll conducted by the Wilder School. [View Image]
News / October 26, 2021

Poll: Virginia’s elections are too close to call

Virginia’s gubernatorial election is nearly tied with 41% of likely voters supporting Democrat Terry McAuliffe and 38% supporting Republican Glenn Youngkin, according to the latest statewide poll conducted by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.Read more

James Gilmore, the former U.S. ambassador and leader of the Gilmore Commission, says the country is better prepared to handle threats, but also warns of dangers posed by cyberattacks and misinformation. [View Image]
News / October 22, 2021

Former Virginia governor: 20 years after 9/11, U.S. is ‘safer’

James Gilmore, the former U.S. ambassador and leader of the Gilmore Commission, says the country is better prepared to handle threats, but also warns of dangers posed by cyberattacks and misinformation.Read more

Hezha Barzani stands outside of his office at the Atlantic Council in Washington. [View Image]
News / October 14, 2021

Hezha Barzani, a VCU senior, has a unique perspective on the Afghanistan withdrawal

His family fled the Kurdistan region of Iraq in 1996. Their refugee experience was executed in an efficient manner thanks to Operation Pacific Haven.Read more

Blythe Balestrieri, PhD., and associate professor at the Wilder School, began her academic career in criminal justice after working as a prison law librarian in graduate school. Photo: David Slipher/VCU [View Image]
Faculty News / October 14, 2021

Road to research: Blythe Balestrieri

Blythe Balestrieri, PhD., and associate professor at the Wilder School, began her academic career in criminal justice after working as a prison law librarian in graduate school. Read more

Elsie Harper-Anderson is studying the disproportionate impact on Black workers and businesses by analyzing industry trends, unemployment data and business performance metrics by race. [View Image]
News / October 13, 2021

Exploring racial inequality in Virginia during COVID-19

Elsie Harper-Anderson is studying the disproportionate impact on Black workers and businesses by analyzing industry trends, unemployment data and business performance metrics by race.Read more

News / October 11, 2021

October Lunch and Learn with Jim Gilmore

James S. “Jim” Gilmore III, former U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, is the featured speaker for the October virtual Lunch and Learn.Read more

Wilder School graduate David Hinton Jr. (B.A.’12/GPA; M.Ed.’13/E) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations. [View Image]
News / October 11, 2021

VCU honors Wilder School Graduate David Hinton Jr.

Wilder School graduate David Hinton Jr. (B.A.’12/GPA; M.Ed.’13/E) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations.Read more

News / October 8, 2021

Wilder School in Action Fall 2021 Edition Now Available

The Fall 2021 edition of Wilder School in Action is now available.Read more

Wilder School graduate Monique Johnson, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’14/GPA) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations. [View Image]
News / October 7, 2021

VCU honors Wilder School Graduate Monique Johnson

Wilder School graduate Monique Johnson, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’14/GPA) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations.Read more

Presenters, many faculty members at the Wilder School, met virtually to discuss the impacts of the pandemic. [View Image]
News / October 1, 2021

Wilder School Symposium hosts ‘The Triple Pandemic: Implications for Racial Equity and Public Policy’

The 2021 Wilder School Symposium hosted panelist discussions based on a forthcoming book focused on public health, justice and economics, all with an eye toward equity in the face of the pandemic.Read more

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