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
Behavioral science research has demonstrated that power confers psychological resources on its holders that might help stave off the loneliness that can accompany isolation.
July 24, 2015
The Ambassador’s presentation, “The Slovak Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and the Visegrád Group of Four States,” covered recent efforts by the Slovak Embassy in Washington, DC, as well as the country’s government in Slovakia.
July 21, 2015
New Batten faculty will be teaching classes in social entrepreneurship, policy analysis and education policy, among others.
July 10, 2015
Economists tell us that setting the price of a good or service depends on market forces that balance supply and demand in order to optimize output with minimal waste.
July 6, 2015