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The Center's first year included more than a dozen programs supplementing a ground-breaking core education to prepare professionals for highly sensitive and specialized service.
July 26, 2018
Bala Mulloth, right, and Gaurav Giri believe their innovative air filter will be both effective and affordable. Their venture won the Global Research Programs of Distinction grant—which included $86,000 in seed money—from UVA’s Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation.
July 18, 2018
Ben Castleman and his colleagues have expanded the reach of their efforts to help students achieve and succeed at work with their new national program Nudges, Norms, and New Solutions. (photo by Sanjay Suchak, UVA Communications)
July 12, 2018
Today, the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy announced the 2018-19 student recipients of the Royster-Lawton Scholarship Fund. The fund, generously established in 2016 by UVA alumna Jill Royster and her husband Drew Lawton, supports students in Batten’s undergraduate and accelerated Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree programs who are pursuing work in social entrepreneurship.
July 2, 2018
"We're looking at how to reset the economy...to get people back onto the land, and create value from utilizing the land as a resource." — UVA's Bevin Etienne
June 20, 2018
Ali Barta's commitment to the success of her herbal products company, Nuna Med, is deeply personal. Her first product, called Urinary Tract SupporTea, treats her own chronic urinary tract infections, caused by a workplace accident in April 2014 that nearly killed her.
June 18, 2018
"I want to know what the North Koreans are going to ask for. They have been very quiet about it so far, offering vague promises instead of saying what they might want. That is the big question for me." — Todd Sechser
June 11, 2018
Maggie Gratz, an accelerated Master's degree graduate, will serve as an English teaching assistant in Jaffna, Sri Lanka beginning in the fall.
May 31, 2018
"It’s the combination of Batten and Darden that has brought me to this place." — 2018 dual graduate Parks Daniel.
May 31, 2018
Master's degree graduates Madison Lahey, Grant Schwab, and Mary Greeson will begin work this summer in the Fiscal Research Division of the North Carolina General Assembly.
May 23, 2018
More than three dozen 2018 Batten graduates received year-end recognition with an impressive range of accolades honoring intellectual curiosity, athletic success, character, service, and kindness, among other attributes.
May 21, 2018
"Do your best to make the world better, but don’t try to compel it to mirror your ideas in every particular. This will make you permanently unhappy." — Jeff Bergner, who teaches the Batten Capstone Seminar "War Powers."
May 18, 2018

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