Calendar

Upcoming Batten School events:

  • March 18 - Batten Hour: "Legislative Effectiveness in the US Congress," Craig Volden, 12 p.m., Garrett Hall
  • March 18 - PPOL 2330: Bill Antholis, Executive Director of the Miller Center, "US-India Relations," 1 p.m., Nau Hall 101
  • March 20 - Batten Class Speaker: Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor, 12 p.m., Garrett Hall
  • March 20 - MPP Admitted Students Weekend
  • March 31 - SE@UVA Speaker Series: Jean Case, Case Foundation, 2:30 p.m., Garrett Hall
  • March 31 - "Sustainable Urban Policy and Smart Cities," a joint Batten-Architecture School panel, 4 p.m., Garrett Commons
  • April 1 - Batten Hour: Edward Diener, "In Defense of Happiness," 12 p.m., Garrett Hall
  • April 3 - 4th Annual Building Public Servants Conference, featuring Mike Feinberg, co-founder of KIPP
  • April 8 - Batten Hour: "Felt Safety and Women's Participating in Academic," Jennifer Doleac and Sophie Trawalter, 12 p.m., Garrett Hall
  • April 13 - 2015 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist for Citizen Leadership speech, 3 p.m., Special Collections Auditorium
  • April 15 - PPOL 2330: Mike Needham, Heritage Action, "The Conservative Agenda in Washington," 1 p.m., Nau Hall 101
  • April 20 - PPOL 2330: Congressmen Robert Hurt and Gerry Connolly, 1 p.m., Nau Hall 101
  • April 20 - SE@UVA Speaker Series: David Kyle, Impact Business Leaders, 3:30 p.m., Garrett Commons
  • April 22 - Batten Hour: Howard Shelanski, OIRA Administrator, OMB, 12 p.m., Garrett Hall

Faculty Research Series:

  • March 6 - "The Effects of Targeted Recruitment and Comprehensive Supports for Low-Income High Achievers at Elite Universities," Scott Imberman from Michigan State University, 10 a.m., Garrett Commons
  • March 20 - "The Politics of Pensions," Sarah Anzia from Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, 10 a.m., Garrett Commons
  • April 3 - “School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement," Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach from Northwestern University, 10 a.m., Garrett Commons

Other events of interest:

  • March 26 - "Inequality at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children,” Ariel Kalil from Harris School, University of Chicago, 12:30 p.m., Bavaro Hall
  • April 6 - "Keeping College Options Open," Philip Oreopoulos from University of Toronto, 12:30 p.m., Bavaro Hall