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Join Kirsten Gelsdorf and the Center for Global Health Equity Journal Club for a moderated discussion on positive trends in global health in humanitarian contexts. Check out the article, Gelsdorf Talks Humanitarian Aid Misconceptions on NPR’s ‘With Good Reason,’ as material for the topic of discussion for the event!

Baroness Stroud and Lucy Bassett

You are invited to join the Darden School for a virtual Leadership Unscripted Speaker Series session on Thursday, 9 December, at 12:00 p.m. EST featuring Baroness Stroud in a conversation with Batten's own Professor Bassett as they discuss Grassroots Organizing to Policy Changes: Confronting Complex Social Challenges. 



Three political experts discuss the state of America’s political parties during these extraordinary and unsettling times. The panelists will consider polarization, challenges that current partisanship pose to American democracy, and the deep historical roots of contemporary political developments.


A panel of experts on law, international affairs, and political science analyze constitutional crises in the United States, comparing them to the experiences of other countries. Panelists will tackle such important questions as: What is a constitutional crisis? Has the United States experienced one recently? What are the triggers or warning signs of a constitutional crisis? And how can we prevent them in the future?


All alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join us for a discussion on pathways to decarbonizing Virginia and the global economy. The panel of experts, all with strong ties to UVA and its mission of informed public service, will discuss the surge in enthusiasm for rapid decarbonization on Grounds, in the private sector, and among NGOs. The conversation will focus on the central importance of innovation, entrepreneurship, and a commitment to public service, all hallmarks of Hoos everywhere.


Please join the UVA Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Wednesday, April 21, 5:00-6:00pm for a session of the Racial Equity Speaker Series, featuring Dean Nicole Jenkins and Dean Ian Solomon in conversation with Ibram X. Kendi.


Moderated by Batten's Gabe Adams, all UVA alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join UVA Clubs for The Business of Sports: At This Stage in the Game, an exciting discussion with UVA alumni Jonathan Becher and Jake Burns.


As the Biden administration makes several key changes to U.S. immigration policy, including an end to the so-called Muslim ban, halting border wall construction and putting a temporary hold on deportations, experts examine the priorities and what they might imply for the evolution of U.S. immigration and refugee policy.


Which psychosocial interventions are effective and why? How can we create meaningful psychosocial support for displaced populations in humanitarian contexts? Join Batten Professor Kirsten Gelsdorf and Associate Professor Amanda Nguyen present their findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


In this conversation hosted by UVA's Miller Center, join Batten Professor Professor Margaret Foster Riley and experts for a critical discussion about how the new Biden Administration will adjust the country’s response, vaccine efforts, the current wave, and more.