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Working Better, Together: Faculty Experts Help Groups Bridge Divides

April 13, 2023

From school to the workplace and pick-up basketball leagues to board game clubs, working in groups is a fact of life. But groups are composed of human beings and just as imperfect as their members. Conflicts arise, members hold different priorities, and expectations like trust and respect aren’t a given.



Margaret F. Henderson Wins Office of the Provost’s 2023 Engaged Scholarship Award

April 12, 2023

UNC School of Government faculty member Margaret Henderson received the esteemed 2023 Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for engaged research at the 2023 UNC Public Service Awards, held by the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS).



LFNC Fellows Program Celebrates Fifth Year, Fifth Cohort of Future Leaders

March 28, 2023

July 2023 brought the fifth cohort of Lead for North Carolina Fellows to the UNC School of Government to begin their journey into public sector careers. Cohort Five began its work in August after completing training in July.  



Carl Stenberg Receives Legacy Award for Advancing Study of Federalism

March 27, 2023

UNC School of Government faculty member Carl Stenberg received the Legacy Award in March 2023 at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Annual Conference.



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.

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