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School Faculty Member John Rubin Teaches Criminal Justice in London

December 4, 2018

For the fall semester, John Rubin, School faculty member and director of Indigent Defense Education, is teaching and serving as the faculty director for the Honors Carolina study abroad program in London, England.
 
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Together with Partners, School of Government Launches Lead for North Carolina

December 4, 2018

Earlier this year, together with strategic partners including the N.C. League of Municipalities, the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, and the N.C. City and County Management Association, the School of Government launched Lead for North Carolina.


REVISED - Special Meeting Notice: Tuesday, December 11

November 29, 2018

The Social Services Working Group (SSWG) will meet on Tuesday, December 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. via conference call. The SSWG will review and revise the Stage Two draft report and may vote on the final report.  Members of the public are welcome to join the call. 

Location: Call-in instructions will be posted here before the meeting.    



Prudential Invests in Training Locally Elected Leaders throughout North Carolina

November 14, 2018

In October 2018, the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received a gift of $115,000 from Prudential Financial, Inc., to continue its support of the School’s work assisting North Carolina local elected officials as they lead and govern their communities.



Special Meeting Notice: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

October 8, 2018

The H1031 Working Group, authorized by North Carolina Session Law 2018-83, will meet on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. During this meeting, the working group appointees will review their legislative charge and formulate a plan for carrying out their work.



School of Government Partners with Volcker Alliance on Government/University Initiative

October 3, 2018

The UNC School of Government and the New York City-based Volcker Alliance have partnered on the Government-to-University (G2U) Initiative, which focuses on building connections between government and universities to strengthen alignment on recruitment, skills development, and research.



Adam Lovelady to Host Webinar on the Use of Data in Addressing NC's Opioid Crisis

September 27, 2018

The Opioid Data for Local Governments in North Carolina Webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. As North Carolina communities respond to the opioid crisis, measurement is an essential element for identifying the challenges and crafting successful solutions.



Brian Dabson Published Book Chapter on Workforce Development in Rural Communities

September 20, 2018

Brian Dabson, a research fellow at the UNC School of Government, contributed a chapter on workforce development in rural communities in a forthcoming book titled, Investing in America’s Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers.



Leisha DeHart-Davis Selected as NAPA Fellow

September 20, 2018

Faculty member Leisha DeHart-Davis has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.



Patrice Roesler Inducted into NCACC Hall of Fame

September 18, 2018

In August 2018, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners honored School of Government staff member Patrice Roeslerwith the Hall of Fame award. Roesler serves as manager of elected official programming for the School’s Center for Public Leadership and Governance after an esteemed 42-year career at the Association.



James Markham Named UNC’s Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy

September 18, 2018

Faculty member James Markham was named the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy. The award is a five-year term professorship t



Updates and resources from the UNC School of Government in anticipation of Hurricane Florence

September 11, 2018

In accordance with the University’s policies and statements and to ensure safety of students, faculty, and staff in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, all School courses and MPA on-campus classes are canceled and the School of Government building is closed Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14.

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