Upcoming Events

Check out the full list of Batten events at http://www.batten.virginia.edu/content/news-events

04.05 – 04.11

Friday | 04.05 4:30 p.m. Batten Graduation Council Class Speaker: Governor F. McDonnell the Batten School Graduate Council invited the Batten community to attend Gov. McDonnell’s address on state leadership (Garrett Great Hall)
Open to the Batten Community | Register here
Thursday | 04.11 (12:30-1:30 p.m.) Wendy Kopp Reception a private reception for Batten students and TFA alumni/future corps members at the University, featuring the founder of Teach For America and recipient of the 2013 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership (Garrett Great Hall)
Open to Batten students | Register here
Wendy Kopp Public Address 2:00 p.m. (Old Cabell Hall Auditorium)
Open to all | Register here
Hosted by the Frank Batten School

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03.20 – 04.11

Wednesday | 03.20 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation:  Jeanine Braithwaite Swaziland: State of Children and HIV/AIDS Orphans in the Kingdom (Batten Great Hall)

Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

Thursday | 03.21 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Must Women Lead Differently Than Men? a Leadership Working Group Speaker Series panel discussion featuring: Alice Eagly, Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University; Ashleigh Rosette, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at Duke University; moderated by Sophie Trawalter, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Psychology (Batten Great Hall)

Open to all | LUNCH PROVIDED

Thursday | 03.28 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation:   Albert Pierce On the Spot: A Real-world Case Study of Ethical Decision-making (Batten Commons)

Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

Thursday | 04.11 2:00 p.m. Wendy Kopp Public Talk featuring the founder of Teach For America and recipient of the 2013 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership (Old Cabell Hall Auditorium)

Open to all | Hosted by the Frank Batten School

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03.06 – 04.11

Wednesday | 03.06 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation: Jeanine Braithwaite Swaziland: State of Children and HIV/AIDS Orphans in the Kingdom

(Batten Commons) Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

Thursday | 03.21 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Must Women Lead Differently Than Men? a Leadership Working Group Speaker Series panel discussion featuring: Alice Eagly, Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University; Ashleigh Rosette, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at Duke University; moderated by Sophie Trawalter, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Psychology (Batten Great Hall) Open to all | LUNCH PROVIDED

Thursday | 03.28 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation:  Albert Pierce On the Spot: A Real-world Case Study of Ethical Decision-making

(Batten Commons) Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

Thursday | 04.11 2:00 p.m. Wendy Kopp Public Talk featuring the founder of Teach For America and recipient of the 2013 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership

(Old Cabell Hall Auditorium) Open to all | Hosted by the Frank Batten School

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03.01 – 03.06

Friday | 03.01 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Investment Fundamentals Workshop featuring a discussion with John Rachlin, Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, on investment fundamentals, products, and avoiding pitfalls (Batten Commons)

Investment Pooling and Fundraising 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  featuring a discussion with John Rachlin, Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, on how to finance an NGO before and after establishment (Batten Commons)

Both sessions open to all | TAKE IT AWAY PROVIDED AT NOON

Email Professor of Public Policy Jeanine Braithwaite (jdb6bc) with questions
Friday | 03.01 2:00 p.m. Big Issues on the Big Screen I:  How to Survive a Plague (2012) the first film screening in this new event series is “the story of two coalitions– ACT UP andTAG (Treatment Action Group)–whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a management condition” (Batten Great Hall)

Open to all | No RSVP required | POPCORN PROVIDED, BYO SNACKS

Monday | 03.06 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation:  Mary Evans Leveraging Quasi-experiments to Inform Policy Decisions: An Example from Alcohol Prohibition (Batten Commons)

Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

Wednesday | 03.06 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Lecturer Faculty Candidate Presentation: Jeanine Braithwaite Swaziland: State of Children and HIV/AIDS Orphans in the Kingdom

(Batten Commons)

Open to all | PIZZA PROVIDED

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2/19 – 3/01

Tuesday | 02.19 4:00pm The Federal Debt Problem: A 90% Medicare and Medicaid Issue a flash seminar with Ray Sheppach, Professor of Public Policy

Open to all students | Sign-up here Co-sponsored with the UVa Up to Us campaign

Tuesday | 02.19 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Burritos with Batten! an information session on the undergraduate major for 1st and 2nd years (Garrett Great Hall)

Please advertise to UVa students | RSVP to Facebook event

Wednesday | 02.20 11:00amSecretary of State John F. Kerry Major Public Addresscome view a live stream of the first major speech on U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy

(Garrett Great Hall) Open to all students | PIZZA PROVIDED

Thursday | 02.21 6:00 p.m. A Forum on Debt: College Republicans & University Democrats a bipartisan forum featuring a presentation and remarks form Diane Lim, former Chief Economist of the Concord Coalition and the House Budget Committee (Garrett Hall)

Open to all students | DINNER PROVIDED |   Sign-up herePlease contact Ryan Singel (rws4px) with questions  

Friday | 02.22 2:00 p.m. Policy Documentary Series I: The Yes Men a screening of the documentary  The Yes Men, hosted by Jill Rockwell (Garrett Great Hall)

Open to all students |  Sign-up here

Friday | 03.01 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Investment Fundamentals Workshop featuring a discussion with John Rachlin, Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, on investment fundamentals, products, and avoiding pitfalls (Commons)

Open to all students

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1/29 – 2/22

Tuesday | 01.29 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Deloitte Case Interview Workshop (Commons)

Open to MPP students

Tuesday | 01.29 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Direct Action & Research Training Center Info Session presentation on careers in social, economic, and racial justice by Josh Scott, UVa alum and community organizer with The DART Center | St. Paul’s Memorial (across from Rotunda)

Open to all students | RSVP by contacting hannah@thedartcenter.org

Wednesday | 01.30 – Thursday | 01.31 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. UCS Spring Job & Internship Fair meet recruiters from over 100 corporations, non-profits, and government (Newcomb Hall) Open to all students | No registration required

Friday | 02.01 & 02.15 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Data Presentation and Information Design Workshops  02.01 : The Evils of Powerpoint and its Possible Redemption 02.15 : Creating Effective Data Presentations professional development workshop with Dustin Cable, Policy Associate, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service (Lower Seminar Room)

Open to all MPPs | Sign-up in the Student Services Office (L004)

Friday | 02.08 Getting Started with GIS professional development workshop with Susan Clapp, Statistician & Demographer, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Lower Seminar Room Open to all MPPs | Sign-up in the Student Services Office (L004)

Friday | 02.22 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fundamentals for Public Finance professional development workshop with Leslie Beauregard, Director of Budget and Performance Management, City of Charlottesville (Lower Seminar Room)

Open to all MPPs | Sign-up in the Student Services Office (L004)

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