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In October, Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), discussed critical issues in Congress, including reforming our nation’s criminal justice system, improving access to a quality higher education and updating the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Oct. 15, 2015
Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones spoke at the Batten School in October 2015.
Oct. 14, 2015
By combining empathy and action, we can better confront public policy issues.
Oct. 8, 2015
MPP Student James Cathro
Batten has given me the analytical tools to test and prove facts that were previously only hunches—and disprove many more.
Oct. 8, 2015
Jasmine Burton
I am extremely interested in poverty in relation to demographics, and specifically in areas where black Americans have migrated in order to start and build families that have been torn down by police.
Oct. 8, 2015
“We asked, ‘How do people perceive electronic signatures, how do people feel when they sign electronic signatures, and how would that impact their subsequent behaviors?’”
Oct. 8, 2015
How can we better prepare our leaders? Americans need to re-imagine our approach.
Oct. 4, 2015
Electronic signatures have become more and more prevalent in our technological world.
Sep. 30, 2015
For two incoming MPP students and returned Peace Corps volunteers it was an experience that has positively shaped who they are today.
Sep. 30, 2015
Batten School professor Jay Shimshack gave the keynote presentation at the Latin American Environmental and Energy Economics workshop.
Sep. 21, 2015
Each year, many students fail to enroll in college, enroll in institutions where they are not positioned for success or drop out before earning a degree.
Sep. 21, 2015
American medical care may be helpful much of the time, but rarely is it timely or convenient.
Sep. 17, 2015

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