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Alumnus Brian Via
Incredibly similar to the Batten motto, “Policy is everywhere, Lead from anywhere,” technology is everywhere. Across all industries, organizations rely on technology to share information, enable productivity, collaborate, and increase efficiency.
Sep. 27, 2016
Edgar Olsen teaching
On Wednesday, University of Virginia economist Edgar Olsen testified before a subcommittee of the United States Senate Appropriations Committee to share his strategies for improving the current system of low-income housing assistance.
Sep. 26, 2016
Professor Randall Lutter
Professor Randall Lutter and co-author Arthur Fraas examine the issue of federally mandated information disclosures in a new article in the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis.
Sep. 23, 2016
Student Carly Taylor
This summer, in its first-ever ranking, the Virtual Student Foreign Service placed UVA fourth among medium-to-large schools sending applicants to the program, behind three Washington-area universities – American, George Washington and George Mason.
Sep. 23, 2016
U.S. Captiol Building
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy hosts a non-partisan debate between former Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Chair Jane Dittmar and Virginia State Senator Tom Garrett.
Sep. 21, 2016
Frederick Hitz
Before there was Edward Snowden, there was Aldrich Ames. Each man betrayed state secrets. Each had his own reasons. Snowden’s release of reams of information about government surveillance was prompted by indignation, he has said.
Sep. 15, 2016
Samantha Guthrie
I was attracted by Batten's small size and opportunity to build relationships with professors, and have some self-direction in my studies. I was initially drawn to Batten's MPP due to my desire to add a technical, quantitative component to my skill set.
Sep. 12, 2016
Carolyn Engelhard
Right-to-try laws allow terminally ill patients to take experimental drugs before final Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
Sep. 12, 2016
Steven Olikara
Steven Olikara, a political entrepreneur, public servant and the founding President of the Millennial Action Project, will speak to University of Virginia Batten School undergraduate students about how they can take on leadership roles earlier in their careers to make a difference.
Sep. 7, 2016
William H. Webster
This year, the Honorable William H. Webster, Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, will speak about the balancing of individual rights and public safety.
Sep. 6, 2016
Professor Gerald Warburg
Labor Day once marked both the eve of the new school year and the kick-off of the campaign season. It was a time of hope and renewal.
Sep. 6, 2016
Professor Ben Castleman
Benjamin Castleman, assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks, is named in the top 16 most innovative people in higher education by Washington Monthly.
Sep. 2, 2016

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