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Alternatives for Post-Apocalyptic Governance? - A new ending to the WVU Campus Read

The Department of Public Administration faculty and graduate students challenge you to imagine a new ending for this year’s Campus Read, Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel. Submissions of up to 1,500 words are due March 18. As the book draws to a close, a glow on the horizon at dusk suggests the possibility of city lights. Because the traveling performers have encountered little more than subsistence in the communities along their route from the north, this possibility entices them southward into new territory.

WVU’s graduate Public Administration program jumps in US News rankings

West Virginia University’s master’s program in public administration jumped 41 spots in the latest rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday (March 12), the most significant move among the nine programs and more than 10 specialties included in the rankings. 

Public administration professor part of research team offering ideas on government effectiveness

Following West Virginia University's involvement in transition planning for incoming Gov. Jim Justice, a multi-disciplinary group at the university has continued to look at ways government can be made more efficient, and not incidentally, less expensive.