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School of Government set to host four events for Carolina Engagement Week

February 19, 2024

Carolina Engagement Week is back in 2024, showcasing partnerships between UNC-Chapel Hill and North Carolina communities. 



Camber Foundation Supports Our State, Our Wellbeing

February 5, 2024

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), suicide is the state's leading cause of death for youth aged 10 to 18 and the third leading cause of death for adults aged 19 to 34. Suicide is a major public health issue and affects not only the victims but their families, friends, and community.



Elliot Stoller joins School faculty to work in leadership, management, and governance

February 2, 2024

The School of Government is pleased to welcome Elliot Stoller to its faculty. Stoller joined the School in December 2023 as assistant professor of leadership and governance. He will focus on serving elected and non-elected officials and contributing to the School’s work in the public service management field. 



A year as dean in review: A Q&A with Aimee Wall

February 1, 2024

In 2023, the School of Government encountered significant challenges and achieved notable successes, including the appointment of our new dean, Aimee N. Wall.

Below, Dean Wall reflects on her first year of tenure.

What were some unexpected opportunities that arose during your first year as dean?



Leisha DeHart-Davis wins the 2024 Herbert Simon Award

January 30, 2024

The School of Government extends its congratulations to faculty member Leisha DeHart-Davis upon her receipt of the 2024 Herbert Simon Award.



Daniel Spiegel joins School's criminal law faculty

January 18, 2024

The School of Government is pleased to announce the arrival of Daniel Spiegel to its faculty ranks.



School of Government partners with OSBM to launch NC Certified State Government Budget Professional Program

January 11, 2024

Through a partnership with the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), the UNC School of Government is launching a new certification program for state budget professionals in May 2024.



UNC MPA faculty as engaged scholars in leading public administration organizations

December 6, 2023

UNC Master of Public Administration faculty members contribute their talents through a variety of public administration national leadership and service positions. Reflecting the breadth of expertise of its faculty, UNC MPA faculty provide service as committee members, board members, and editors of some of the nation and world’s leading scholarly public sector organizations.



School of Government Promotes Fiscal Responsibility From the Classroom

November 29, 2023

The UNC School of Government furthers its commitment to serving North Carolina’s local governments through a course taught by William Rivenbark and Rebecca Badgett. The one-day training helps local officials bring their governments off the Unit Assistance List (UAL).



School of Government hosts two events for veterans in November 2023

November 21, 2023

In honor of veterans’ service, the UNC School of Government hosted two notable events to recognize the service of United States Armed Forces members in November 2023.



New Funding from the Kenan Charitable Trust Supports Criminal Justice Innovation Lab’s Work

November 17, 2023

The UNC School of Government Criminal Justice Innovation Lab (the Lab) has received $250,000 in new funding from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.

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