For two incoming MPP students and returned Peace Corps volunteers it was an experience that has positively shaped who they are today.
Sep. 30, 2015
Batten School professor Jay Shimshack gave the keynote presentation at the Latin American Environmental and Energy Economics workshop.
Sep. 21, 2015
Each year, many students fail to enroll in college, enroll in institutions where they are not positioned for success or drop out before earning a degree.
Sep. 21, 2015
American medical care may be helpful much of the time, but rarely is it timely or convenient.
Sep. 17, 2015
The Batten School’s recently unveiled Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming prepares students for public life by allowing them to test real-world solutions in a virtual environment.
Sep. 16, 2015
Professor Christopher Ruhm presented his research at the Paid Family and Medical Leave Findings Symposium, hosted by the Department of Labor.
Sep. 15, 2015
Working with a team of colleagues, 4th-year Batten student Emmanuel Agyemang-Dua established the 21st Century Citizens Initiative (21st CCI), whose aim it is to help Ghanaian youth embrace technology and become more involved in local policy issues and their creation.
Sep. 10, 2015
Hyper-partisanship and the politics of personal destruction are plagues of our time. So, too, is the pervasive distrust of institutions citizens have built up and looked to for generations.
Aug. 30, 2015
The University of Virginia will launch one of its largest interdisciplinary degree programs to date this month. The new entrepreneurship minor is open to all undergraduate students and represents a strategic collaboration between multiple schools.
Aug. 17, 2015
Veronica Katz, a doctoral student in the Education Policy doctoral program, has been awarded a National Academy of Education (NAEd) / Spencer 2015 Dissertation Fellowship for $27,500.
Aug. 5, 2015
Throughout our history, the years immediately following military conflicts have often proved rich in reform.
Aug. 2, 2015
When she left Charlottesville for the summer, MPP student Nora Neus had no idea how much a Batten education would help her in the workplace.
July 31, 2015