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Becoming Batten

Why Batten?
April 5, 2021

Everyone has a different reason for seeking out a career in public policy! Hear from some of our undergraduate and graduate students on why they chose the Batten School.

Take A Peek Inside the Batten Leadership Curriculum
March 29, 2021

One of the hallmarks of the Batten curriculum is our integrated leadership curriculum. Learn more about the first leadership course of the MPP curriculum, Psychology for Leadership, from the perspective of students!

Professor teaching class
March 22, 2021

At the Batten School, our faculty are best in class scholars and real-world practitioners. Read what some of our BA students have to say about their favorite professors during their time at the school!

Professor speaking with student
March 15, 2021

At the Batten School, our faculty are best in class scholars and real-world practitioners. Read what some of our MPP students have to say about their favorite professors during their time at the school!

Welcome to Batten
February 8, 2021

Read some of the stories from our current students on where they were when they found out they were admitted to the Batten School!

What Should I Take?
11/17/20

Are you interested in exploring a degree program at the Batten School and unsure what to take next? Read this blog on J-term and Spring course offerings at the Batten School and some suggested next steps!

Photo of a senator with Batten students
November 2, 2020

Are you drawn to a career advocating for and empowering others, becoming an agent for change, or solving big societal and policy challenges? Check out clips from this panel which introduces you to various careers in public service.

Graphic of students working
October 27, 2020

Follow these five helpful things you can do now to make the most of your appointment at our upcoming workshop!

Batten Career Services Overview
October 19, 2020

Interested in learning more about where Master of Public Policy students go after Batten? Batten's Career Services team explain the resources available to Batten MPP students, internship locations, and first destinations of graduates.

Student speaking to a mentor
October 12, 2020

Follow these tips and we guarantee you have laid the groundwork for a strong recommendation!

Funding the Batten MPP
October 4, 2020

What types of funding are available to MPP students? Hear from Jeff Chidester, Executive Director of External Affairs, as he discusses different funding options available to MPP students at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, including fellowships, graduate teaching assistantships, and part-time employment.

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October 1, 2020

Applications are live today, so check out this clip from last week’s session from Director of Undergraduate Admissions Anne Carter Mulligan about what to expect.