Past Events

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April 13, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Medalist Alice Waters will join us to discuss Slow Food Values in a Fast Food World. Following her remarks, she will joined by a panel of Charlottesville community members to promote Charlottesville food systems and healthy schools.
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April 10, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Join us as we hear from Jason Foley, the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
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April 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Join us as we celebrate the Batten School's accomplishments during our first 10 years.
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April 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
Join us as we celebrate the Batten School's accomplishments during our first 10 years.
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April 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the Batten School's accomplishments during our first 10 years.
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March 27, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Dr. Charles Benjamin discusses his experience navigating the humanitarian/development landscape of the Middle East
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March 24, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Christine Mahoney, author of Failure & Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced, is an associate professor of public policy and politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy and director of social entrepreneurship at UVa.
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March 20, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Eric Cantor is Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Moelis & Company. He is also a member of the Moelis & Company Board of Directors. Mr. Cantor, who has more than 25 years of political and business experience, was formerly United States Representative from Virginia. He served as House Majority Leader from 2010-2014, during which he led the public policy agenda for the House. During his time in office, Mr. Cantor was a champion of pro-growth solutions including lowering taxes, eliminating excessive regulation, strengthening businesses, and encouraging entrepreneurship. One of his many accomplishments as Majority Leader was the passage of the JOBS Act, which makes it easier for start-up and emerging growth companies to access capital. Given his unique experience, Mr. Cantor advises clients regarding public policy issues across industry sectors with a focus on their intersection with international business and finance. Mr. Cantor is also regularly featured in publications focusing on a wide range of topics including both domestic and international matters.
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March 16, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
Highlighted topics include: "The Impact of Bias on Innovation and Performance," "Health Policy Considerations to Promote Health and Wellness," "Social Narratives and the Impact of Culture on Bias," and "The Impact of Perceptions on Gender Bias and Wellness"
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March 15, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
Highlighted topics include: "The Impact of Bias on Innovation and Performance," "Health Policy Considerations to Promote Health and Wellness," "Social Narratives and the Impact of Culture on Bias," and "The Impact of Perceptions on Gender Bias and Wellness"
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Feb. 27, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Join us as we welcome UVA Alum Dr. Elizabeth S. Higgs to discuss evaluation frameworks for global health on Monday, February 27, 2017.
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Feb. 20, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Join us for a discussion with Joseph Robinson Jr. as he discusses "Seven Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man" and how to develop effective leaders with a zeal for service through proven principles.

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