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Super Tuesday Panelists
Mar 04, 2020

Batten’s Super Tuesday Panelists Discuss Democratic Primaries in Virginia and Beyond

Hosted by the Batten School and Center for Politics, the panel featured Heather Caygle, a POLITICO Congress reporter; Jocelyn Kiley, the associate director of research at Pew Research Center; Rohini Kosoglu, a senior advisor to Senator Kamala Harris; Tara Setmayer, a CNN Political Commentator and ABC News Political Contributor; and Mara Suttman-Lea, a professor at Connecticut College.

Virginia Film Festival
Nov 06, 2018

VA Film Festival: Documentary Charlottesville Premier

On Saturday afternoon, Nov. 3, the Virginia Film Festival screened the documentary film Charlottesville during a premier event hosted by the Batten School and UVA Center for Politics. The film, created by the Center for Politics and Community Idea Stations, focuses on the violent white supremacist demonstrations that occurred at UVA and Charlottesville in August 2017. As part of the festival’s focus on racial conflict in America, the premier came at an apt time.