The NC Association of County Commissioners has partnered with MPA@UNC, the online format of the Carolina MPA program, to offer $5,000 fellowships to members interested in pursuing degrees online. Learn more.


Written by faculty member Jessica Smith, the 2014 Cumulative Supplement to North Carolina Crimes covers legislation enacted and case law decided from January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2014. It is a companion to North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, which incorporates statutory changes made through the 2011 session of the General Assembly and case law through December 31, 2011. Order your copy today.


County Salaries in North Carolina 2015 is a compilation of information on salaries and benefits in North Carolina counties. Compiled by the MAPS Group for the School of Government, the publication is designed to meet the needs of elected and appointed officials in reviewing current personnel practices. Visit the online bookstore to download a copy today.

MPA@UNC Fellowships Available for NCLM Members

The NC League of Municipalities has partnered with MPA@UNC, the online format of the Carolina MPA program, to offer $5,000 fellowships to members interested in pursuing degrees online. Learn more.

Faculty Member Charles Szypszak to Teach in Krakow, Poland

Throughout March 2015, faculty member Charles Szypszak will be a visiting professor at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, working with doctoral students in law who plan to be teachers. For more information, visit Szypszak's Krakow 2015 site.

County and Municipal Government is now available

County and Municipal Government in North Carolina, edited by Frayda Bluestein, provides a comprehensive look at the foundations, legal authority, organization, and administration of the state’s counties and cities. Order your copy today in hard copy or PDF format.

New Blog on Public Leadership

The new Public Leadership Blog creates a forum in which public leaders can share their experiences and successful practices, and School of Government faculty share resources, tools, and information on topics including board development and governance and personal and collaborative leadership.

New Blog: Environmental Law in Context

Faculty member Richard Whisnant has created a new blog, Environmental Law in Context, to address current and perpetual environmental problems. The blog will cover issues within the topics of administrative law, energy, the legislature, and oil and gas, among others. Subscribe today

Alyson Grine Featured on UNC TV's "North Carolina Now"

Faculty member Alyson Grine discussed her 2011 experience as a William C. Friday Fellow for Human Relations and how it influenced her recent publication on Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases

UNC Gazette: The School 'Makes Government Work Better'

The UNC Gazette featured the School of Government for its work with North Carolina's state and local public officials and interviewed Dean Mike Smith about his 37 years with the School.