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The Social Entrepreneurship @ UVA (SE@UVA) Pay for Success Lab will be supporting research in a newly announced supportive housing grant.
April 19, 2016
Batten School MPP alumna Natalie Roper was selected as one of two Woman of the Year "Rising Stars" at the recent West Virginia Women’s Leadership Summit.
April 18, 2016
The University of Virginia Alumni Association has awarded Batten MPP student Malcolm Brogdon the 2016 Ernest H. Ern Distinguished Student Award at its annual board of managers meeting.
April 15, 2016
This spring, Professor Bala Mulloth launched Developing a New Social Venture, a capstone course offered to fourth-years in Batten’s undergraduate program. Part of the suite of SE@UVA social entrepreneurship classes, the three-credit course, originally taught by Professor Mulloth to MBA students at Central European University Business School in Budapest, takes students “out of the classroom and into the marketplace.”
April 13, 2016
Michelle Cho
My time at Batten has helped me form a more eclectic and informed view of the world. I think it’s easy to read newspapers and blogs and feel as if you are very informed and up-to-date with current events, but I’ve learned through my peers and the conversations we’ve shared that policy issues are never as neat and clean as we’d like to think they are.
April 8, 2016
Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life. Under her leadership, CDF has become the nation’s strongest voice for children and families.
April 4, 2016
Russell Building's dome
POST-MAP-ASK: Towards a More Democratic, Modern Lobbying Process looks at the ways in which the chaotic legislative lobbying process amplifies the resource imbalances, overwhelms congressional staffers, and influences public policy outcomes.
March 31, 2016
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is proud to announce that the following undergraduate students have been elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa.
March 31, 2016
Ashley Gobert
Similar to Spelman, UVA students have a strong sense of pride about their institution and what it represents in terms of standards of excellence.
March 28, 2016
Texas state capitol building in Austin
States are much more likely to abandon policies if similar programs have already failed in other states, according to new research published in State Politics & Policy Quarterly, a journal of the American Political Science Association.
March 24, 2016
Over a quiet pizza dinner back in 2013, Monica Gray and Annie Medaglia hatched an idea that is changing the way teachers can incorporate real-world experience into their classrooms.
March 24, 2016
Phil Midland, President of IHS International, will present a perspective of the re-emergence of the ‘East’ and its relationship to U.S. national security strategy development today.
March 22, 2016

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