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Molly Lipscomb and others worked with the Senegalese Ministry of Sanitation to improve waste disposal in the capital city of Dakar.
Aug. 10, 2018
Accelerated MPP David Varghese will pursue a Master of Public Health degree at Imperial College London.
Aug. 8, 2018
In this essay in The Washington Post, David Leblang and others argue that President Trump has probably increased illegal migration by ending ‘temporary protected status’ for half a million people. "The Trump administration argues that ending TPS designations will decrease the flow of undocumented migrants across the border. Our research suggests precisely the opposite."
Aug. 8, 2018
Recent Batten graduate Chenam Barshee, left, and fellow UVA alum Sogyel Lhungay launched their new company, Tsampa Tsnacks, through the UVA i.Lab Incubator Program.
Aug. 7, 2018
Applications for the Batten School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP), Accelerated MPP, and Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Leadership programs are now open. The school’s programs inspire students to act vigorously, effectively and ethically on behalf of the common good.
Aug. 3, 2018
The Batten School announced the 2018-19 student recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship. Established in 2012 by a generous gift from Fred Hitz and Mary Buford Bocock, the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship Fund supports outstanding students in Batten’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree programs who are committed to effecting positive change through careers in public service.
July 30, 2018
NGO boards can stray too easily from the path of effective governance. And when they do, the impact on the NGO’s performance can be devastating.
July 26, 2018
The Center's first year included more than a dozen programs supplementing a ground-breaking core education to prepare professionals for highly sensitive and specialized service.
July 26, 2018
Bala Mulloth, right, and Gaurav Giri believe their innovative air filter will be both effective and affordable. Their venture won the Global Research Programs of Distinction grant—which included $86,000 in seed money—from UVA’s Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation.
July 18, 2018
Ben Castleman and his colleagues have expanded the reach of their efforts to help students achieve and succeed at work with their new national program Nudges, Norms, and New Solutions. (photo by Sanjay Suchak, UVA Communications)
July 12, 2018
Today, the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy announced the 2018-19 student recipients of the Royster-Lawton Scholarship Fund. The fund, generously established in 2016 by UVA alumna Jill Royster and her husband Drew Lawton, supports students in Batten’s undergraduate and accelerated Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree programs who are pursuing work in social entrepreneurship.
July 2, 2018

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