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VPR staff with guest speakers
Public policy student journal staff gathered at the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy on Jan. 16-17, 2016, for the fourth annual National Journal Conference. The conference, hosted by the Virginia Policy Review, is an opportunity for student leaders to share best practices, network and learn from experts in the field.
Jan. 19, 2016
Professor Jennifer Doleac
Our criminal justice system has been under heavy scrutiny this year, particularly after events in Ferguson, Baltimore, Chicago, and other cities made police brutality front-page news. Citizens, experts, and policymakers are demanding to see the many inequities and inefficiencies fixed. But how do we construct a better system? Is there an app for that? Maybe.
Jan. 5, 2016
View of the Bosporus Strait from Suleiman’s Mosque, Turkey
With the unveiling of its new Global Policy Center, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy aims to deepen current curriculum with a new international dimension.
Dec. 18, 2015
Batten students take on specific roles in the poverty simulation.
Professor Jeanine Braithwaite recently hosted a poverty simulation in two of her classes, Development Policy Nudges and International Development Policy.
Dec. 9, 2015
Governor O'Malley speaks at UVA
Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley gave the semester keynote speech Tuesday evening for the Future Leaders Forum at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Photo by Dan Addison, UVA Communications
Dec. 2, 2015
Student in simulation
NASPAA announced that the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy was selected as a host site for the 2016 Student Simulation Competition.
Nov. 30, 2015
The spring research conference will be held on April 1-2, 2016, at George Mason University’s Arlington campus near Washington, DC.
Nov. 30, 2015
The UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center recently highlighted Batten Undergraduate Council (BUC) President Hayley Lawrence.
Nov. 30, 2015
Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will speak at the University of Virginia on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 30, 2015
The Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes) is regarded as the top university in the Colombia and is listed in the top 10 for all of Latin America.
Nov. 23, 2015
Professor Eileen Chou in the classroom
Professor Eileen Chou talks about what makes the Batten community unique and shares one of her favorite class exercises.
Nov. 20, 2015
Volden explains the relationship between his work with the Legislative Effectiveness Project and his Research Methods course.
Nov. 20, 2015

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