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Leisha DeHart-Davis Recognized as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

August 24, 2018

In 2018, UNC School of Government faculty member Leisha DeHart-Davis was recognized as one of nine Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors. The program, an initiative of the Carolina Center for Public Service, brings together selected faculty from across campus for a two-year experiential, competency-based curriculum designed to advance their engaged scholarship.



School Faculty Member David Ammons Serves as Senior Scholar for International Young Scholars Workshop

August 23, 2018

In 2018, School of Government faculty member David Ammons was selected as one of seven senior scholars by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).



Maureen Berner Writes Introductory Chapter in Book on Food Insecurity

August 14, 2018

In the introductory chapter of Food and Poverty: Food Insecurity and Food Sovereignty among America's Poor, Professor Maureen Berner alerts readers to the food insecurity crisis faced today by many Americans living in poverty.



Faculty Member Carl Stenberg Helps Local Governments Navigate State Powers

July 23, 2018

The July 2018 issue of Public Management magazine included an article titled “Local Government Options in the Era of State Preemption.” This article was written as a collaboration between School of Government faculty member Carl Stenberg, retired professor James Svara, and associate professor and director at the C



Development Finance Initiative Wins National Recognition from Credit Union Association

July 12, 2018

The Development Finance Initiative (DFI), a part of the UNC School of Government and supported by the Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), has garnered recognition twice in the past year from the Credit Union National Association



Faculty Member DeHart-Davis Helps Public Employees Be Heard

July 9, 2018

Faculty member Leisha DeHart-Davis recently penned an opinion piece in GOVERNING magazine on capturing employee voices in public institutions.



Faculty Member’s Unique Publication Garners National Recognition

June 26, 2018

In October 2017, the School of Government published its first graphic novel, In Prison: Serving a Felony Sentence in North Carolina, written by School faculty member 



School Sponsors Training for Local Governments to Recognize Signs of Human Trafficking

June 20, 2018

In collaboration with Project No Rest, the School of Government is sponsoring two training sessions designed to help local government staff recognize the basic indicators of sex and labor trafficking.



Faculty Member Anita Brown-Graham Advises Statewide Educational Attainment Initiative

June 15, 2018

On Friday, June 15, School of Government faculty member and ncIMPACT Director Anita Brown-Graham presented her research on workforce development to the myFutureNC Commission, a statewide initiative on educational attainment.



Anita Brown-Graham Named Lifetime Champion for Fighting Poverty

June 8, 2018

This year faculty member and director of ncIMPACT Anita Brown-Graham was named a Lifetime Champion by the North Carolina Justice Center. The Justice Center presents its Defender of Justice Awards annually to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions in combatting poverty.



Vinroot and Brown-Graham Selected as Influencers in McClatchy News Series

June 8, 2018

In June 2018, Sara Glines, the publisher of the News & Observer announced the North Carolina Influencer Series as coverage of the 2018 election.

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