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Dr. Michael Williams offers insight into the possible changes in healthcare under the new administration and strategies to live a more healthy lifestyle.
Feb. 14, 2017
Join us to celebrate all of the Batten School's accomplishments during our first 10 years.
Feb. 8, 2017
Christine Mahoney is the author of “Failure and Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced” and a professor of Public Policy and Politics at the University of Virginia.
Feb. 6, 2017
With the health care market changing rapidly, Dr. Michael Williams of the UVA Center for Health Policy, and other members of the University Health System, discuss opportunities to reduce costs for hospitals and patients.
Feb. 2, 2017
University of Virginia students on Monday got a special glimpse into the global analysis work conducted by American intelligence agencies.
Jan. 25, 2017
Craig Volden
Craig Volden, a University of Virginia professor of public policy and politics, recently returned from a retreat for new members of Congress, where he advised them on strategies for becoming effective lawmakers.
Jan. 11, 2017
Few institutions and communities in the United States, if any, have ever fully confronted the truths and legacies of colonialism and slavery. These constructs are often visually embedded in public art and spaces, reflecting cultural beliefs, institutionalized policies and practices that devalue African Americans, Native Americans and other people of color.
Jan. 10, 2017
Zach Blackburn
Senegal is a colorful country known for the vibrancy of its music, the delight of its food, and the splash of color in its clothing. Yet, it is also a country suffering from poverty, food insecurity, and a lack of economic growth despite a stable democracy and a functioning government.
Jan. 6, 2017
Dean Stam, Governor McAuliffe and Batten students at Garrett Hall.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and his Cabinet recently met at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.
Jan. 5, 2017
As in Europe, recent U.S. elections have heightened the appeal of and concerns about populism. Inside-the-Beltway policy elites have taken it on the chin.
Dec. 19, 2016
U.S. Capitol Building
Just as there are gender gaps in major American elections, so too are there gender gaps in the issues advanced by women in Congress. The concept of so-called women's issues has been discussed for decades and sometimes used to diminish the political contributions of women.
Dec. 16, 2016
Recidivism rates in the United States are high: two-thirds of offenders leaving prison will be re-arrested within three years. This is partly due to how difficult it is for people with criminal records to find reliable employment that can put them on a law-abiding track.
Dec. 16, 2016

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