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Faculty Member Anita-Brown Graham Honored with 2021 Ned Brooks Award

April 15, 2021

The School of Government extends its congratulations to faculty member and ncIMPACT Initiative Director Anita Brown-Graham, who was honored by the Carolina Center for Public Service with receipt of the 2021 Ned Brooks Award for Public Service.



Faculty Member Shannon Tufts Receives 2021 Bryan Public Service Award

April 15, 2021

The School of Government is proud to announce that Shannon H. Tufts has been selected as the faculty recipient of the 2021 Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award by the Carolina Center for Public Service.



Remembering Laurie Mesibov

April 15, 2021

The UNC School of Government is saddened to share the passing of Laurie Mesibov, former faculty member and UNC Faculty Ombuds. Mesibov passed away on March 31, 2021, after a 19-month battle with glioblastoma. Her obituary is available here.



Five UNC MPA Students Compete in Simulation Challenge

April 7, 2021

The School of Government congratulates current Master of Public Administration students Chase Loudermelt, Jeana Taylor, Meredith Marlier, Jane Kaufmann, and Tiffany Oliva on being selected to represent the program at the



Local Government in North Carolina Available Now as Open-Source Publication

April 1, 2021

Local Government in North Carolina, an interactive, multi-platform collaboration between School faculty members Ricardo S. Morse and Gordon Whitaker, is now available for free access.



UNC MPA Program Remains Among Top 20 Public Affairs Schools in United States

March 30, 2021

The UNC School of Government’s Master of Public Administration program has once again been named one of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” by U.S. News & World Report.



Preparing the workforce for economic recovery

March 25, 2021

The ncIMPACT Initiative at theUNC School of Government was awarded more than $906,000 from the John M. Belk Endowment to launch 10 local educational attainment collaboratives across North Carolina.


GiveUNC Returns on March 30

March 15, 2021

The UNC School of Government will join the wider University community for GiveUNC on March 30, 2021. GiveUNC is Carolina’s annual one-day giving event, convening alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends in support of an array of University programs and initiatives.



Development Finance Initiative project wins N.C. Main Street Award

March 11, 2021

The Development Finance Initiative (DFI) at the UNC School of Government has received an N.C. Main Street Award for “Best Adaptive Reuse Project” from the North Carolina Main Street and Rural Planning Center, part of the Department of Commerce.



UNC MPA Program to Host Special Topics Webinar Celebrating Black Public Service Leaders

March 10, 2021

The UNC School of Government’s Master of Public Administration program invites interested audiences to attend a sp



Golden LEAF, Center for Public Leadership and Governance partner to launch Local Government Training Initiative

February 24, 2021

The Golden LEAF Foundation and the Center for Public Leadership and Governance (CPLG) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s  School of Government are partnering to launch the Golden LEAF Local Government Training Initiative for mid- and entry-level public leaders from economically distressed North Carolina communities.



Norma M. Riccucci Virtually Delivers the 2021 Deil S. Wright Lecture

February 23, 2021

Norma M. Riccucci, Board of Governors Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration, virtually delivered the 2021 Deil S. Wright Lecture at the UNC School of Government on Thursday, April 8, speaking on the topic of “Preparing People of Color for 21st Century Jobs: Unfulfilled Promises and Lost Opportunities.”

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