Past Events

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Aug. 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
New Master of Public Policy students will learn about the Batten School and what to expect during their two years of study. A keynote speech will be given by Julia Nesheiwat, the Presidential Deputy Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
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May 22, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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May 21, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
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April 18, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
As part of Earth Week, the Batten School and UVA Sustainability will co-sponsor a special Batten Hour with Kevin J. Fay, a member of the UVA Board of Visitors and the CEO of the law firm Alcalde & Fay. In December 2015, Mr. Fay was part of 21st Conference of Parties in Paris where 196 countries reached a historic climate change agreement.
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April 15, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Presented in partnership with the Tom Tom Festival, the Office of the Governor’s Representative on Social Entrepreneurship and the Virginia Impact Investing Forum, exploring a national campaign to highlight Virginia as the place for social innovation, purpose-driven careers, world-changing entrepreneurship and impact investing. Speakers will include Professor Christine Mahoney; Conaway Haskins, Executive Director of the Virginia Community Economic Network; and Larry Wilder, Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce on Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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April 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
SE@UVA, in partnership with Tom Tom Festival is hosting the Youth Summit. Students, educators and entrepreneurs from across Virginia will assemble to hear inspirational stories from young speakers and participate in high energy competitions that inspire entrepreneurial thinking and creative problem solving.
Marian Wright Edelman
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April 13, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
On Founder’s Day, UVa and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the independent, nonprofit organization that has owned and operated Monticello since 1923, join together to present the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals to recognize enduring contributions in three fields that Jefferson held in high regard -- architecture, law, and citizen leadership.
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April 11, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Professor Frederick Hitz will present a timely lecture on the state of U.S. intelligence and the fight against ISIS. Hitz is a former Inspector General at the CIA. He teaches courses on anti-terrorism and the role of the intelligence community.
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April 9, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Join us in welcoming newly admitted MPP students to the Batten School. Meet with faculty, staff and current students while enjoying presentations, food and fun.
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April 8, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Join us in welcoming newly admitted MPP students to the Batten School. Meet with faculty, staff and current students while enjoying presentations, food and fun.
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April 6, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
In Virginia, as in many other states, health disparities exist among racial, ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic groups. This panel brings together physicians and health policy experts to discuss the ethical, legal, medical and social implications of health inequities in Virginia—past, present and future.
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April 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
The Office of Batten Career Services will host a conference focused on policy careers. The Building Public Servants conference is a meaningful opportunity for UVA students to explore careers in public policy and gain insights from sector leaders. The day-long conference will consist of a keynote addresses, moderated career panels and mock interviews.

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