Past Events

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Oct. 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
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Oct. 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
On October 28, we will be hosting an all-day open house to help those interested in pursuing our Masters in Public Policy learn more about the program.
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Oct. 25, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Join the Batten School to hear from Lynne Cox, an American long-distance open-water swimmer, speak about determination, leadership, and accomplishing seemingly impossible dreams.
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Oct. 18, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy’s National Security Policy Center (NSPC) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) are partnering to convene a high-level panel discussion on the transatlantic security relationship following recent elections in Europe, in particular France and Germany. The discussion, moderated by Philip Potter, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Policy and NSPC Director, and Nico Lange, Director of the KAS International Office in Washington, will focus on the future of security cooperation between the United States and the European Union.
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Oct. 18, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Join us for our weekly Batten hour, with special guest Beth Akers. Ms. Akers is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and will be discussing her recent book, "Game of Loans: the Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt".
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Oct. 13, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Join the Batten School, the UVA Latinx Student Alliance, Sin Barreras, the UVA Latino Health Initiative, and the UVA Spanish Department as we welcome author Juan González to present his latest book, Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities.
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Oct. 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Join us as we hear from Thad Allen, a Senior Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton, and 23rd Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.
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Sep. 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
This week's Batten Hour will feature guest speaker Susan McPherson, founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies. Join us as we hear her speak about what corporate social responsibility looks like during a Trump presidency.
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Sep. 26, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
Please join us for events during a two-day conference on best practices for community mobilization in response to substance use related epidemics.
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Sep. 26, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
Join us in Washington, DC, at the Rayburn House Office Building, as we launch the Batten School's new Center for Effective Lawmaking - co-directed by Vanderbilt University.
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Sep. 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Title: “Simulation for Public Policy 101”
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Sep. 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
This week's Batten Hour will feature guest speaker Steve McAndrew, CEO of the Global Emergency Relief Recovery and Reconstruction (GER). Join us as we hear him speak about leadership in international emergency operations, and his experiences with the Ebola crisis and other global challenges.

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