UNC School of Government Hosts Two 2023 Carolina Engagement Week Events

March 15, 2023

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sudents, faculty, staff, and community experts gathered at the UNC School of Government for two events featured as part of the 2023 Carolina Engagement Week, held February 27-March 2.

Bank of America “Leader on Loan” Rick Brown Joins Carolina for One Year to Support NC Jobs Initiative

March 8, 2023

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announces that Bank of America Senior Vice President Rick Brown will work with their School of Government’s Carolina Across 100 program, a five-year campus-wide initiative whose goal is to aid community-driven recovery from COVID-19 and build sustainable efforts throughout all the counties in North Carolina. 

Connect to protect: Guilford County officials working across disciplines to safeguard vulnerable adults

March 3, 2023

Abuse of vulnerable adults has long been a silent, under-addressed problem across the nation, and North Carolina is no exception. As the population of elderly adults in the United States continues to surge, public officials are grappling with how to combat the growing problem of elder abuse.   

Aimee Wall Named Next Dean of the School of Government

February 17, 2023

Aimee N. Wall, senior associate dean and professor of public law and government at the UNC School of Government, has been named dean of the school. The appointment is effective February 27, 2023.

In a First, the 2022 Clerks’ Certification Institute Transitioned to Hybrid Learning

February 16, 2023

As much of the world navigated the transition back from fully remote to in-person learning last year, the UNC School of Government’s Clerks’ Certification Institute (CCI) took a decidedly hybrid approach to its administration.

UNC-Chapel Hill Receives Funding to Innovate Employability Tools for Younger Workers

February 10, 2023

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received $200,000 from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the development and design of online employment skills training for Opportunity Youth.

The program is a part of Carolina Across 100 and will reach young adults aged 16-24 years old in the 37 counties focused on by the "Our State, Our Work” collaboratives.

MPA Student Receives Graduate School Impact Award

February 7, 2023

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Master of Public Administration student Anna Naples has received the prestigious Impact Award from The Graduate School at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Season 5 of NCIMPACT Launches in February 2023

February 3, 2023

This release was produced in coordination between the UNC School of Government and PBS North Carolina.

School of Government Relaunches a Revitalized “Benchmarking 2.0”

February 3, 2023

The UNC School of Government is pleased to announce the relaunch of its North Carolina Benchmarking Project

5 Issues that Will Shape Local Government in 2023

February 1, 2023

As 2023 begins, UNC School of Government faculty are looking ahead to the issues that define recent public administration challenges and that will continue to shape the field in the future.

We recently talked with five of our faculty to find out which facets of the public sphere face both obstacles and opportunities in improving communities across North Carolina.


Anita Brown-Graham Earns GAA Faculty Service Award

January 20, 2023

Photo courtesy Ray Black III, Carolina Alumni Review

“Anita Brown-Graham ’91 (JD) got kicked out of preschool for refusing to take naps and has been going full tilt ever since.”

So begins the citation for Brown-Graham’s 2023 Faculty Service Award, awarded by the Board of Directors for the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). Established in 1990, the award honors faculty members who have performed outstanding service for the University or the association.

Former faculty member Trey Allen invested as member of Supreme Court of North Carolina

January 11, 2023

Former School of Government faculty member Trey Allen was formally invested as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina on January 4, 2023. Allen took his oath of office accompanied by his wife and children. A video of the investiture is available online.