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"I think that we're going to see the growth of more and more clinics where health services are being provided in the CVS footprint geographically." — Dr. Michael Williams, Director of the UVA Center for Health Policy, a joint program of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences.
Dec. 5, 2017
Batten's School alumna Natalie Roper (MPP ’14) is one of Southern Living magazine's 2017 Southerners of the Year. (photo courtesy of Perry Bennett Photography)
Dec. 5, 2017
Batten's Jane Hammaker leads a student team whose award-winning enterprise serves women in India who make pants sold in the United States. (photo by Elisabeth Fellowes)
Dec. 1, 2017
The Washington, D.C. experience empowers "our current students to visualize how quickly they can get from the Batten School to a responsible policymaking job in Congress," said Gerald Warburg, Professor of Practice of Public Policy. (photo by Sam Levitan)
Nov. 16, 2017
Batten students created C'Full, a social venture that teaches nutrition and healthy living to students in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, in courses taught by Bala Mulloth, Assistant Professor of Public Policy.
Nov. 13, 2017
Ashwinraj Karthikeyan's revolutionary wound-care bandage earned him a bronze medal in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. His advisor is Batten's Bala Mulloth.
Nov. 9, 2017
Behavioral sciences have entered the mainstream of public policy innovation, development, and implementation, writes Batten's Ben Castleman. (Primary students studying in Marseille, France. Photo from Jean-Paul Pelissier of Reuters via Quartz Media.)
Nov. 1, 2017
"We are a welcoming nation. We are a leading nation. We are a leading light of freedom in the world, and we should care if people are running for their lives." — Professor Christine Mahoney (Refugees arriving in Greece; photo courtesy of WikiCommons)
Oct. 27, 2017
United Nations Internships placed Batten students in the heart of global policy activities amid varied diplomatic crises and concerns. (photo of UNESCO interns in Paris courtesy of Isabela Medina-Maté)
Oct. 24, 2017
Batten's Christine Mahoney and Bevin Etienne are among those helping to use the architectural concept of design thinking to generate and refine ideas for community redevelopment. (photo of old Vinegar Hill community from the Charlottesville Housing Authority via UVA's Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.)
Oct. 16, 2017
Batten School students recently raised money for ConPRmetidos, an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focusing on long-term relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Left to right: Jesse Berman, Stephen Thomson, Allison Turner, West Connors, Joe Khine, Tianwei Qu, Clara Gainey and Anna Troutman. (photo by Virginia Carter, University of Virginia)
Oct. 12, 2017
“When I used to be deployed on the ground right after an emergency, you’re really trying to support who’s been injured in the emergency, and, in the early days, you’re trying to make sure there aren’t additional casualties from the crisis." — Batten's Kirsten Gelsdorf (photo courtesy of The Cavalier Daily.)
Oct. 12, 2017

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