A group of officials and medical personnel stand near a conference table analyzing a document.

How to Improve Public Health Emergency Preparedness

COVID-19 serves as a reminder of the importance of public health emergency preparedness. Explore what public health professionals do to prepare for emergencies.

Friday, November 11, 2022

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How to Become an Information Security Analyst

Information security analysts are responsible for protecting sensitive data. Explore how to become an information security analyst and what the role entails.

Friday, October 14, 2022

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Emergency Management Director: Salary and Job Description

Emergency management professionals lend vital support when disaster strikes. Explore the job description and average salary of an emergency management director.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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What Is Counterterrorism?

What is counterterrorism? Explore different careers in counterterrorism and what the Department of Homeland Security does to counter terrorist efforts.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

A pair of intelligence officers stand in front of a digital map of the world in a system control room.

How to Become an Intelligence Officer

Exploring how to become an intelligence officer? Discover the education and experience required for this impactful career path and their role in national security.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

A security specialist at an airport communicates with colleagues via an earpiece.

What is a Homeland Security Degree?

What is a homeland security degree? Explore how it can equip you to help safeguard the nation and qualify for careers in the field of homeland security.

Monday, October 3, 2022

A hurricane evacuation route sign.

What Is Emergency Preparedness??

What is emergency preparedness? Learn what emergency preparedness entails, why it’s important and the key steps for creating an emergency preparedness plan.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Crisis Communication Strategies for Emergency and Crisis Management Officials

Explore the crisis communication techniques emergency and crisis management officials use to save lives and mitigate negative impacts during crises.

Monday, June 14, 2021

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The Role of the National Guard in Disaster Response

What’s the role of the National Guard in disaster response? Explore how the National Guard prepares for and responds to natural and human-made disasters."

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Counter terrorism officers in parade crowd are on alert for domestic terrorism threats.

Dean Dr. Susan Gooden: Fighting Injustice through Education

I'm excited to now be Dean of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs; I had an opportunity to serve as interim dean for the past two years and I've been a member of the faculty since 2004. So I feel like I have a good sense of the school. We have a tremendous group of colleagues; students love our location in Richmond.

Thursday, August 27, 2020