Past Events

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April 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Join the The Batten Graduate Council as they host Erik Weihenmayer, one of the most celebrated and accomplished athletes in the world. In 2001, he became the first blind person in history to climb Mount Everest and all of the Seven Summits - the tallest peak on each of the seven continents. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Everest ascent, Erik and his team founded a new No Barriers program, No Barriers Warriors, which uses teamwork and the mountains as a transformative force to help veterans reclaim their lives after devastating injuries. Erik is the author of the best-selling memoir, Touch the Top of the World, which was made into a feature film.
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April 2, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Join the Batten School as we hear from Jerry Kilgore, the former Attorney General of VIrginia, and Terry Kilgore, of the Virginia House of Delegates.
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March 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
The University of Virginia Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL), College Republicans at UVA, and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will co-host the U.S. Senate Republican Primary Debate. All known Republican candidates have been invited to the event and those with ballot access confirmed by the Republican Party of Virginia prior to the debate will be eligible to participate. The debate will be moderated by Batten School Dean Allan C. Stam and Professor Andy Pennock. The debate is free and open to the public but seating is limited and tickets will be required.
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March 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Join the Batten School as we hear from Neil Ruiz, the Associate Director of Global Migration and Demography at the Pew Research Center.
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March 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Professor Moon Duchin and Brain Cannon of OneVirginia2021 for a lecture and discussion of the mathematics of gerrymandering. The event is free and open to the public.
SRE with PPOL 6715
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March 20, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Students from Professor Warburg's course, PPOL 6715 (Leadership in US Foreign Policy: Best Practices for Advocates) will participate in the Situation Room Experience at the Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming. This highly interactive experience provides students an opportunity to exercise individual and collective leadership skills as they navigate the difficulties and worldwide repercussions of managing a national crisis from the White House.
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March 19, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Join the Batten School as we hear from Sam Hayes, the founder and managing principle of Stratageum.
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March 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Join the Batten School and the SEAS as we hear from Lilia Abron, a chemical engineer from the University of Iowa, and the founder and CEO of PEER Consultants, PC.
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March 1, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Join the National Security Policy Center and University of Virginia East Asia Center Speaker Series in welcoming Satoru Mori, a professor of Global Politics at Hosei University and Shino Watanabe, a professor of Global Studies at Sophia University.
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Feb. 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Sally Hudson is a labor economist who studies recruiting and retention in the public sector. Her recent work analyzes teacher retention in hard-to-staff school districts and the effects of salary schedules on mid-career recruiting.
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Feb. 23, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Open office hours from 3:00-4:00pm.
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Feb. 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Open office hours from 11:00am-12:00pm.

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