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Social Equity

Tahirih Justice Center

Join Women in Policy for a live conversation with legal advocates and program project associates from Tahirih Justice Center regarding their work around gender-based violence and protecting the rights of immigrant survivors.

PEGLLLLAB mental health awareness

This summit will provide an opportunity for participants to look back, look around and to look ahead by appreciating the complexity and taking advantage of the opportunity to address the mental health crisis -- and stress the intentionality of doing so in an equitable way.

gender differences in law school participation

A new paper by Batten School professor Sophie Trawalter finds gender dynamics in classes are not fixed.

Two Batten professors examine whether the least educated population groups experienced the worst mortality trends at the beginning of the 21st century by measuring changes in mortality across education quartiles.

Narratives about Africa as dark, depraved, and diseased justified the exploitation of African land and people. Today, these narratives may still have a hold on people’s fears about disease. This group of scholars conducts tests and studies that, when taken together, make clear that reactions to pandemics are biased, and in a way consistent with historical narratives about race and Africa.

Women Students at a chalboard

A new five-week course from Professor Lucy Bassett brings a feminist perspective to the Batten curriculum.

First-gen celebration

In recognition of National First-Gen College Celebration Week (Nov. 8-13), the Batten School and UVA's School of Data Science invite students, faculty and staff from both schools to celebrate first-generation college students during a catered lunch at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 11 at the School of Data Science office above Ragged Mountain Running Store.

John Henry James

A UVA research team, including three Batten professors, uncovered a quantifiable relationship between Confederate memorials and the explicitly racist practice of lynching.

Graphic by Macy Brandon

Through a new BattenX educational module, CEOs and nonprofit executives from across the globe are reckoning with systemic racism.

Garrett Hall

The School's new postdoctoral fellows will investigate perceptions of minorities in academia and the workplace, among other subjects.