"If there is any maxim in health policy, it's this: nothing is as simple as it seems." — Carolyn Engelhard, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Public Policy
Aug. 29, 2018
The Batten School's unique approach attracts some of the nation’s best scholar-practitioners from around the globe.
Aug. 28, 2018
"Deportation policies don’t merely affect deportees’ countries of origin. They also create a vicious migration cycle by pushing more people away from their homes."
Aug. 22, 2018
Batten MPP student Bryan Christ and his mother, Gina, created "Rise Together," a non-profit group-mentoring program that pairs UVA students with dozens of students at three Albemarle County schools. (photo by Dan Addison, University Communications)
Aug. 20, 2018
Molly Lipscomb and others worked with the Senegalese Ministry of Sanitation to improve waste disposal in the capital city of Dakar.
Aug. 10, 2018
Accelerated MPP David Varghese will pursue a Master of Public Health degree at Imperial College London.
Aug. 8, 2018
In this essay in The Washington Post, David Leblang and others argue that President Trump has probably increased illegal migration by ending ‘temporary protected status’ for half a million people. "The Trump administration argues that ending TPS designations will decrease the flow of undocumented migrants across the border. Our research suggests precisely the opposite."
Aug. 8, 2018
Recent Batten graduate Chenam Barshee, left, and fellow UVA alum Sogyel Lhungay launched their new company, Tsampa Tsnacks, through the UVA i.Lab Incubator Program.
Aug. 7, 2018
Applications for the Batten School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP), Accelerated MPP, and Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Leadership programs are now open. The school’s programs inspire students to act vigorously, effectively and ethically on behalf of the common good.
Aug. 3, 2018
The Batten School announced the 2018-19 student recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship. Established in 2012 by a generous gift from Fred Hitz and Mary Buford Bocock, the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship Fund supports outstanding students in Batten’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree programs who are committed to effecting positive change through careers in public service.
July 30, 2018
NGO boards can stray too easily from the path of effective governance. And when they do, the impact on the NGO’s performance can be devastating.
July 26, 2018