News

“We believe that a focus on who can actually get things done in Congress will be a valuable addition to the dialogue, particularly in today’s polarized environment," said Volden, shown here shaking hands with U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) Behind them is Alan Wiseman. (photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University)
Sep. 27, 2017
The Batten School, UVA Wise, and Southwestern Virginia Technology Council are partnering to host the third and final debate between Gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam (Photo courtesy of Roanoke Times).
Sep. 22, 2017
Batten’s Sophie Trawalter, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology, is one of the speakers at the Saturday, Sept. 23 "Dialogues on Race and Inequity" presentations on UVA Grounds. Her talk "On the Importance of Public Space" will be at 1 p.m. at the Alderman Scholar’s Lab in Alderman Library. (photo of UVA Rotunda courtesy of UVA Facebook page)
Sep. 21, 2017
Affordability and access to hands-on work opportunities give students social entrepreneurship experience though the new Royster-Lawton Fellows program, directed by Batten's Christine Mahoney. (photos courtesy of UVA Today)
Sep. 20, 2017
Eppler's lacrosse successes took her to Mexico's international team; now it's on to England to play, coach, and earn her second master's degree. (photo courtesy of VirginiaSports)
Sep. 19, 2017
Batten's Jeff Bergner analyzes President Donald Trump's relationship with the U.S. Congress in this essay in the current issue of Foreign Affairs. "...Trump could confront a unified Congress, a body that possesses far more constitutional power than the presidency." (photo by Susan Sterner, courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
Sep. 15, 2017
"We believe that a focus on who can actually get things done in Congress will be a valuable addition to the dialogue, particularly in today’s polarized environment." — Craig Volden (photo by Martin Falbisoner, Wikipedia entry for United States Capitol)
Sep. 11, 2017
"Never has there been a greater need for...enlightened and ethical leaders who leave the Grounds prepared for public life," said Dean Allan C. Stam, quoting benefactor Frank Batten.
Sep. 5, 2017
Christopher Ruhm spoke about the economic link to the national opioid epidemic an interview with Bloomberg News' Joe Weisenthal, Abigail Doolittle and Julie Hyman. (photo courtesy Bloomberg News)
Aug. 28, 2017
Batten students served in the Charlottesville area, learned of advocacy in West Virginia, and took in the historic solar eclipse on Monday. (photo by Scott Adams)
Aug. 23, 2017
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

Pages