Batten Reports

Batten Reports Spring 2019

Batten Reports: Spring 2019

In this issue: Dean Stam writes about how Batten students, faculty and staff are building a society where democracy can thrive, a new partnership between the Batten School and the UVA Center for Politics focuses on citizen engagement, how Batten students and alumni discover the transformational power of state government, and a Batten alum reflects on what led her to a career in the humanitarian sector.

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Batten Reports: Fall 2018

Batten Reports: Fall 2018

In this issue, discover Batten’s four Behavioral Labs, three-day humanitarian crisis simulations to teach students to be “thoughtful optimists,” and how two Master of Public Policy students spent their summers interning with Richmond Public Schools.

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Batten Reports: Fall 2017

Batten Reports: Fall 2017

Batten;s Future, National and International Leaders Speak, Exploring Reliance on Traditional Medicine, Constructive Counterparts, Enlarging Batten's Presence in the National Conversation, What It Takes to Make Great Policy, Opioid Epidemic Proves to Be Worse Than Reported

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Batten Reports: Spring 2015

Batten Reports: Spring 2015

This issue includes a profile of Professor Christine Mahoney and the social entrepreneurship initiative underway at Batten and the University of Virginia. There’s also an exclusive excerpt of Dean Stam’s upcoming book, Why Leaders Fight, which examines how political leaders’ formative experiences impact their decisions to engage in armed conflict. You’ll also get to know two of Batten’s standout student athletes—Malcolm Brogdon and Danielle Delisle.

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Batten Reports: 2014

Batten Reports: Fall 2014

Hear about the school’s trajectory from our new Dean, Allan Stam, and get to know him better in a special Q&A. The feature story profiles exciting research underway at the school, and Assistant Dean for External Affairs Gerald F. Warburg writes about visions for the school circa 2030.

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Batten Reports: Spring 2014

Batten Reports: Spring 2014

In this issue we profile Professor Craig Volden’s forthcoming book, The Lawmakers: Legislative Effectiveness in the United States Congress, and examine what it means to redesign a public policy school. 

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Batten Reports: Fall 2013

Batten Reports: Fall 2013

Learn more about Batten partnership with The Curry School to develop the Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness. This issue also considers Professor Christopher Ruhm’s health policy research and the politics of evidence-based medicine, according to Professor Eric Patashnik.

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