Topic: Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

The Nuances of Building a Better Congress

The Nuances of Building a Better Congress

Digging deeper into Batten professor’s Legislative Effectiveness Project

Batten professor Craig Volden’s Legislative Effectiveness Project rates members of Congress according to their success in turning their ideas into laws.

Summer 2016

We Come from Old Virginia

We Come from Old Virginia

Faculty members look back on their years at UVA and give advice for the future

Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

November 14, 2014

The Wake of Watergate

The Wake of Watergate

How the lessons of Nixon’s resignation 40 years ago should matter this November

Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

Fall 2014

Faculty Update

Faculty Update

Several key positions around the University have been filled in recent months, including new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and a new CEO for the Medical Center.

Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

Fall 2014

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Narrower focus comes with a cost

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two UVA researchers.

Summer 2014

A New Kind of Leader

A New Kind of Leader

Batten School takes hands-on approach to develop ‘challengers of the status quo’

The Batten School was created to develop 'challengers of the status quo.'

Spring 2012

Everything is Connected

Everything is Connected

One of the stories in this issue of Virginia Magazine describes the complex societal problems we are facing in our country and around the world as the human population...

Spring 2012

New Deans

New Deans

Kim Tanzer is the new dean of the UVA School of Architecture and Harry Harding is the first dean of the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

Fall 2009

Leading the Way

Leading the Way

$100 million gift will create new school

The largest single gift in the history of the University will create the first new school at UVA in more than a half century. Frank Batten Sr. (Col ’50),...

Summer 2007

Highlights

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.