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Batten's Randall Lutter and other experts came up with ten tips for judging the value of possible new regulation. (photo courtesy of reference.com)
Aug. 14, 2017
Batten's Christopher Ruhm shows in nationally recognized research that official reports are missing how bad the opioid crisis is in the hardest-hit states. (map courtesy of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine)
Aug. 13, 2017
Christine Mahoney will speak on “A Refugee's Journey: Fleeing War, The Long Wait, and The Hope of Starting Over in America” at noon at UVA's Clemons Library, room 407. Three other Batten speakers will be David Leblang, Mimi Riley, and Sophie Trawalter.
Aug. 11, 2017
"We need to celebrate our common values, our common heritage. To move toward common ground, we need to do the hard work of listening, really listening to each other." — Gerald Warburg (photo of Gatlinburg, TN courtesy of UVA Today)
Aug. 9, 2017
Joshua Ogburn, Director of the SE@UVA Pay for Success Lab, is leading a year-long Richmond Pediatric Asthma project (image from the Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Medicine "You Can Control Asthma Now" program)
Aug. 7, 2017
"A crucial step to developing policy to combat the fatal drug epidemic is to have a clear understanding of geographic differences in heroin- and opioid-related mortality rates." — Christopher Ruhm (map courtesy American Journal of Preventive Medicine)
Aug. 7, 2017
Thirteen UVA students participated in Batten’s second Global Field Experience: Social Entrepreneurship in Dominica, in May 2017 (Boiling Lake in Morne Trois Piton National Park, Dominica; photo courtesy of Keith Etienne)
Aug. 3, 2017
Georgia Ratcliff, left, is just one of four UVA students to be honored in 2016-2017 as an ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. (photo courtesy Virginiasports.com)
Aug. 2, 2017
Ray Scheppach cites a late U.S. Supreme Court justice to recommend that states can “serve as a laboratory and try novel social and economic experiments,” in this case to improve the nation's healthcare. (photo courtesy of The Hill online publication, from Getty Images.)
Aug. 1, 2017
“Ninety people die every day of an opioid overdose. We need to muster an ‘all hands on deck’ response to it, and the response needs to be sustained.” — Richard Bonnie (photo courtesy of UVA Law School Communications)
July 31, 2017
Fellow Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker liked calling Brogdon "The President." "It was the best compliment you could get," Brogdon said. (photo of Brogdon with Rookie of the Year trophy, from The Washington Times.)
July 31, 2017
Foreign policy experts addressed the Batten community at a July conference in Washington, D.C. to launch the new National Security Policy Center. Foreign Policy magazine co-sponsored the event.
July 28, 2017

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