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College Tuition Rising

The Hechinger Report shares findings from Batten School Professor Sarah Turner's latest research on where, and for whom, college tuition costs are rising.

Batten's Potter and Stam

Batten School professors Philip Potter and Allan Stam note that the conflict in Ukraine has bolstered the NATO alliance, which may give China pause if it’s thinking of moving on Taiwan. 

As Russia’s war in Ukraine closes in on a month, news outlets across the country continue to turn to Batten Professor Kirsten Gelsdorf for insight into the humanitarian side of the crisis.

As Russia’s war in Ukraine closes in on a month, news outlets across the country continue to turn to Batten Professor Kirsten Gelsdorf for insight into the humanitarian side of the crisis.

As experts on international humanitarian policy and relief efforts, Batten's Kirsten Gelsdorf and co-author Jacob Kurtzer write that while humanitarian corridors could create safe exit routes out of besieged cities – and allow aid to reach people within Ukraine – they are only part of the solution to protecting civilians during war.

As experts on international humanitarian policy and relief efforts, Batten's Kirsten Gelsdorf and co-author Jacob Kurtzer write that while humanitarian corridors could create safe exit routes out of besieged cities – and allow aid to reach people within Ukraine – they are only part of the solution to protecting civilians during war.

Medicaid Spill Up Effects

Sebastian Tello-Trillo, an assistant professor in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, explains the positive “spill-up” effect on parents of children covered by Medicaid.

Why Fewer People are Enrolling in Community College

Batten School Professor Sarah Turner and co-author Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach found that high unemployment during COVID diverged from prior downturns and enrollment at community colleges dropped, with the drop larger among men.

Craig Volden, UVA Batten

Batten’s Craig Volden discusses his new book, "Why Bad Policies Spread (And Good Ones Don't)" with Ursula Hackett, Senior Lecturer in Politics at Royal Holloway, University of London. 

Women in Congress and the Ambition Gap

Batten School Professor Jennifer Lawless and co-author Richard L. Fox find that women today are just as unlikely as they were 20 years ago to express interest in running for office.

Bala Mulloth social entrepreneur co-founds Hava, Inc.

Gaurav Giri and Batten assistant professor of public policy Balashankar Mulloth co-founded Hava, Inc. to develop technology with the potential to dramatically improve the air filtration efficiency and breathability of face masks.

President Joe Biden on Air Force One

Batten School professor and Miller Center faculty senior fellow Allan Stam offers a critical assessment of President Biden's first year in office. It's hard to see the president as a successful leader, writes Stam.