CompassPoint Podcast

Through the CompassPoint Podcast, we explore a variety of public policy-related topics, including planning, data analysis, land use, leadership development, policy and program evaluation, and more.

Episode 1: The MetroView data system

Episode 2: Why evaluate? A deeper look at the types and benefits of program evaluation

Episode 3: Leading with Grace – A reflection on 20 years of The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute

Episode 4: Putting your research to work with the Translational Research Fellows program

Episode 5: Health inequities and the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 6:  Research that Makes an Impact – A Conversation with Dr. Hayley Cleary

Episode 7: New questions and exciting opportunities in the field of cybersecurity

Episode 8: PASA provides opportunities and connections for Wilder School students


Recent ASPA PA Times  Articles

Virginia’s Redistricting Commission: Goals, Failures and Lessons Learned (April 2022)

Education, Equity and the Coronavirus Pandemic (March 2022)

A Novel Approach to Building Culturally Responsive Political and Civic Leaders in Virginia (February 2022)

Public Perceptions of the Future of Education (January 2022)


Wilder School in Action

The Spring 2022 edition explores undergraduates’ experience as legislative aides with the Capitol Semester internship; introduces the new criminal justice Bridging Perspectives course; shares alumni profiles on public servant Joe Damico and real estate entrepreneur LeQuan Hylton; highlights alumnus Ron Tillett and the Wilder School scholarship he supports; reviews Governor Wilder’s role as the voice of the Commonwealth Poll; and shared the accomplishments of faculty, students and alumni.