Past Events

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Feb. 19, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
How can the U.S. maintain its technological edge and train innovative security professionals? Join us on February 19 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the Rotunda Dome Room for a panel discussion of the intersection between innovation and the practice of US national security.
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Feb. 18, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Join us as Kirt von Daacke, Assistant Dean and Professor in UVA's History Department gives an update from the UVA President’s Commissions on the University in the Age of Segregation and Slavery and the University
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Feb. 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
As part of the Batten School and UVA Center for Politics new National Symposium Series on Democracy, panelists Melani McAlister and Marie Griffith will discuss "Religion and Politics."
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Feb. 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
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Feb. 11, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Join us as Batten's Jeff Bergner discusses his book, “The Vanishing Congress: Reflections on Politics in Washington”
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Feb. 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
As part of the Batten School and UVA Center for Politics new National Symposium Series on Democracy, join us for "The Fourth Estate: Enemy of the People" with Jim Acosta, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN.
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Feb. 5, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion with Dr. Olwen Purdue and Dr. Dominic Bryan of Queen’s University Belfast.
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Feb. 4, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by Student Affairs, join us as Luis Maes, Nike Director of Strategy, discusses Global Community Impact.
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Jan. 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
The University of Virginia Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity, in partnership with the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Lifetime Learning, Present the 2019 Community MLK Celebration keynote event with April Ryan.
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Jan. 28, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Batten with a discussion on racial equality at UVA, led by representatives from UVA’s Black Student Alliance and Latinx Student Alliance.
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Jan. 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
As part of the Batten School and UVA Center for Politics new National Symposium Series on Democracy, join us for the 20th Annual American Democracy Conference “Trump at the Midterm of his Presidency”.
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Jan. 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
The Batten Graduate Council invites you to come hear Nick Thomas, who ran this past year as an independent, centrist candidate for the US House of Representatives from Colorado. Nick focuses on the importance of bridging an ever-growing partisan gap, and providing common sense, bipartisan solutions to issues where many Americans might agree, but where partisan animosity had made progress impossible. Dinner will be provided! Sign up here.

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