Adverse Weather Alert for February 27

The following courses have been canceled due to inclement weather: Basic School for Magistrates (Feb. 2427) and New Felony Defender Training (Feb. 25–27). 

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. 

New Blog On Topic of Civil Law

On the Civil Side, a new blog by School of Government faculty experts in civil law, will cover issues of interest to court personnel and lawyers working in a variety of civil court proceedings, including those in civil district, superior, and small claims court; domestic relations matters; juvenile cases; and hearings before clerks. Subscribe today.

New Community Engagement Blog Bridges Government-Public Divide

School of Government experts, community leaders, and government officials have launched a new blog to connect North Carolina local governments and residents. The Community Engagement Learning Exchange authors discuss such topics as public meetings, diversity, law enforcement, and public protests. Subscribe today