Paige McDermott (BA '15) and Stephanie Hough (BA '15) represented the school at a national conference and competition with representatives from 14 peer institutions to vie for the top prize of $50,000.
Volden, along with his team, Adam Hughes of the U.Va. Politics Department, and Bill Berry from Florida State University, seek to determine which methods correctly characterize the policy making process.
University of Virginia students and faculty last September formed the Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows program, an innovative effort that brings together students and professors from three fields of graduate study – law, business and public policy – to learn about each sector and gain a competitive advantage and a more expansive network as they enter the workplace after graduation.
Mindy Adnot, a graduate student in the Education Policy doctoral program, has been awarded a $20,000 Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Fellowship Program.