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"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
Batten is the host for the October debate at UVA-Wise between the two top candidates for the Virginia governor's office, Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie. (photo courtesy UVA-Wise)
July 28, 2017
The Batten School is proud to welcome the incoming MPP Class of 2019!
July 27, 2017
"...When you hide criminal record information from employers, it might make them more likely to statistically discriminate based on race." — Jennifer Doleac
July 26, 2017
“How can we draft contracts that are more effective in fueling employees’ motivation and engagement?”
July 17, 2017
“The numbers are extraordinary and unfortunately it’s still getting worse,” said Richard J. Bonnie, chairman of the panel and director of the University of Virginia School of Law’s Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy.
July 17, 2017

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