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In a case of simulation imitating life, Batten's Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming provides an opportunity for students to wrestle with a simulated pandemic online – during a worldwide pandemic.

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Tatenda Mabikacheche (MPP ’21) grew up in Zimbabwe during a period of incredible economic instability. What she’s learned during her time at Batten, she said, can help her country rebuild.

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Students in the inaugural class of Ed Policy Associates are collaborating with Virginia policymakers on vital research, and gaining vital experience at the same time.

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Obamacare is a limited law, full of compromises that were necessary to secure its enactment.

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Professor Mbiti began working with the organization Twaweza and Tanzanian government partners to develop a study called KiuFunza (“thirst for learning”) in 2012.

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Rorem wants more people to see all the hidden truths that math reveals about everyday life and how female mathematicians are contributing to that understanding.

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Economists tell us that setting the price of a good or service depends on market forces that balance supply and demand in order to optimize output with minimal waste.

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New Batten faculty will be teaching classes in social entrepreneurship, policy analysis and education policy, among others.

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Behavioral science research has demonstrated that power confers psychological resources on its holders that might help stave off the loneliness that can accompany isolation.

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When she left Charlottesville for the summer, MPP student Nora Neus had no idea how much a Batten education would help her in the workplace.