Schedule of Events Friday, April 7, 2017 Welcome Reception 4 - 7 p.m., Garrett Hall/Garden IX Join us for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and discussions with faculty regarding their research, areas of interest and current events. Saturday, April 8, 2017 Collaborative Batten Working Breakfast 9 - 11 a.m., Garrett Hall, Great Hall Join faculty, students, alumni, staff and friends to work collaboratively on an issue of primary concern to the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Leadership Simulation Game 11a.m. - 1 p.m., Garrett Hall, Seminar Room A Experience one of Batten’s educational simulation games, which will put your leadership skills to the test! A Decade of Leading from Anywhere: Alumni Panel and Breakout Sessions 2 - 4 p.m., Garrett Hall, Great Hall In this panel discussion, Batten alumni will share their domestic and global experiences managing up, leveraging technology to shape decisions and strategically communicating to lead from anywhere. Following the panel, speakers will host small, interactive sessions to discuss tactics and share best practices. Join us for the weekend's only event by alumni for alumni. 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala 7 - 10 p.m., Newcomb Hall Join us for a celebration of Batten’s first ten years as we honor those who have contributed their leadership to the School over the years. Sunday, April 9, 2017 Rotunda Tours 10 – 11 a.m., Rotunda Meet on the front steps to tour the newly restored Rotunda. Farewell Brunch 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., The Colonnade Club Stop by on your way out of town to say good-bye to faculty, friends, students and alumni.
A Virginia Festival of the Book panel will feature our very own Christine Mahoney
UVA Department of Politics
Virginia Festival of the Book Panel Jennifer Rubenstein and Christine Mahoney Moderated by Harriet Kuhr, IRC Navigating International Conflicts: Who Helps the Refugees? Friday, March 24 2:00—3:30 City Council Chambers, 605 E Main Street Hosted by: International Rescue Committee and Minority Rights Coalition http://vabook.org/program/navigating-international-conflicts/www.facebook.com/PoliticsUVA/photos/a.156800974413203.37157.156401127786521/1323591697734119/?type=3
At 2am EST in Europe students began taking part in a global policy simulation, at 8am EST it kicked off in the United States at 5pm EST it will kick off in Asia. Check out more details here: https://studentcompetition.naspaa.org/
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Dean Allan Stam presented Brogdon with his Master of Public Policy diploma from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy (UVA) tonight at JPJ.www.facebook.com/UniversityofVirginia/photos/a.10151910022053331.1073741839.12527153330/10155104050033331/?type=3
Check out this wonderful op-ed written by our own Christine Mahoney in the Virginian Pilot
Christine Mahoney: Don't fix the unbroken programs
I’VE SPENT the past seven years conducting research in refugee camps around the world. I’ve interviewed hundreds of U.S. aid workers, humanitarian relief staff and refugees.pilotonline.com/opinion/columnist/guest/christine-mahoney-don-t-fix-the-unbroken-programs/article_5686f9bb-7afe-56a5-b52c-08c1f9dce037.html
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