Affordability and access to hands-on work opportunities give students social entrepreneurship experience though the new Royster-Lawton Fellows program, directed by Batten's Christine Mahoney. (photos courtesy of UVA Today)
Sep. 20, 2017
Eppler's lacrosse successes took her to Mexico's international team; now it's on to England to play, coach, and earn her second master's degree. (photo courtesy of VirginiaSports)
Sep. 19, 2017
Batten's Jeff Bergner analyzes President Donald Trump's relationship with the U.S. Congress in this essay in the current issue of Foreign Affairs. "...Trump could confront a unified Congress, a body that possesses far more constitutional power than the presidency." (photo by Susan Sterner, courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
Sep. 15, 2017
"We believe that a focus on who can actually get things done in Congress will be a valuable addition to the dialogue, particularly in today’s polarized environment." — Craig Volden (photo by Martin Falbisoner, Wikipedia entry for United States Capitol)
Sep. 11, 2017
"Never has there been a greater need for...enlightened and ethical leaders who leave the Grounds prepared for public life," said Dean Allan C. Stam, quoting benefactor Frank Batten.
Sep. 5, 2017
Christopher Ruhm spoke about the economic link to the national opioid epidemic an interview with Bloomberg News' Joe Weisenthal, Abigail Doolittle and Julie Hyman. (photo courtesy Bloomberg News)
Aug. 28, 2017
Batten students served in the Charlottesville area, learned of advocacy in West Virginia, and took in the historic solar eclipse on Monday. (photo by Scott Adams)
Aug. 23, 2017
Batten's Randall Lutter and other experts came up with ten tips for judging the value of possible new regulation. (photo courtesy of
Aug. 14, 2017
Batten's Christopher Ruhm shows in nationally recognized research that official reports are missing how bad the opioid crisis is in the hardest-hit states. (map courtesy of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine)
Aug. 13, 2017
Christine Mahoney will speak on “A Refugee's Journey: Fleeing War, The Long Wait, and The Hope of Starting Over in America” at noon at UVA's Clemons Library, room 407. Three other Batten speakers will be David Leblang, Mimi Riley, and Sophie Trawalter.
Aug. 11, 2017
"We need to celebrate our common values, our common heritage. To move toward common ground, we need to do the hard work of listening, really listening to each other." — Gerald Warburg (photo of Gatlinburg, TN courtesy of UVA Today)
Aug. 9, 2017
Joshua Ogburn, Director of the SE@UVA Pay for Success Lab, is leading a year-long Richmond Pediatric Asthma project (image from the Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Medicine "You Can Control Asthma Now" program)
Aug. 7, 2017