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After an unfortunate season-ending injury at the beginning of her second year with the WNBA’s New York Liberty, Jocelyn Willoughby has returned to Grounds to finish her Master of Public Policy degree at Batten.

After an unfortunate season-ending injury at the beginning of her second year with the WNBA’s New York Liberty, Jocelyn Willoughby has returned to Grounds to finish her Master of Public Policy degree at Batten.

Batten alum Chris Woodfolk

Fewer Americans are donating to charity, but those who do give are more generous. Batten alum Chris Woodfolk (BA ’20) shares philanthropic trends for 2021 and offers a few tips in the new year.

Charles Rush Jr.

President Jim Ryan recognized Charles Rush Jr., Batten's director of finance and budget, with the Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contributor Award, the highest honor bestowed upon staff for their dedication and service.

Batten School Holiday Sharing

Launched as part of a new partnership between Batten and Madison House, the Batten School’s holiday food drive aims to provide 120 local families with a hearty traditional meal this season.

Batten student Ethan Betterton (MPP ’22), VPR managing editor, interviewed Washington Post Supreme Court reporter Bob Barnes at an event hosted by VPR earlier this semester. (Photo by Ben Leistensnider)

The Virginia Policy Review, Batten’s oldest student organization, offers an ever-expanding space for people with differing perspectives to convene and converse.

Double Take logo

Launched in 2018 during the inauguration of Jim Ryan as UVA’s ninth president, this year’s edition will feature seven students, faculty and staff members  including Batten School Dean Ian Solomon — and is free and open to the public. 

Pamela Cipriano

Pamela Cipriano, dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing and professor of nursing and public policy at the Batten School, was elected to lead the International Council of Nurses at the group’s Council of National Nursing Association Representatives.

Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Melissa Thomas-Hunt is bringing a unique blend of scholarly and real-world expertise to her dual appointment at UVA’s Batten School and Darden School of Business.

Bocock

Through the generosity of Fred and Mary Buford Hitz, seven Batten students completed summer public service internships with support from the Frederic S. Bocock Fellowship.

Batten Builds 2021

After a challenging year and a half, Batten students were especially excited to serve their community in person.