NC Attorney General Josh Stein to Address Opioid Epidemic at School of Government Conference

June 5, 2017

NC Attorney General will address substance use challenge faced by all local health departments at conference presented and hosted by the UNC School of Government
Media representatives are invited to cover this event, which is not open to the public.

Faculty Member Charles Szypszak Teaching in Poland

May 23, 2017

Faculty member Charles A. Szypszak is teaching two courses at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) Faculty of Law and Administration in Poznań, Poland, from May 22 to June 10.

A Personal Decision, A Profound Impact: Richard and Judy Vinroot's Gift to the School of Government

April 10, 2017

“We decided we wanted to do something significant in our lives in gratitude for what the University has meant to us and our children,” said Richard Vinroot of the $1 million pledge he and his wife, Judy Vinroot, made in 2009 to the School of Government.

Forty-five years of close personal, professional, and public friendship provided a focus for that decision: the funds would be endowed in honor of Richard and Judy’s long-time friend, Robert W. Bradshaw Jr.

Health Officials in the Republic of Liberia Call on School of Government Experts

March 9, 2017

Faculty member Aimee Wall works with North Carolina public officials in the areas of North Carolina social services law and animal services law. Until 2011, she worked primarily in the public health law field with health directors and others across the state. But when she was contacted in 2015 by Francis Kateh, former Anson County health director, she was asked to think a bit beyond her normal beat.

School of Government Publication Recognized in US Supreme Court Case

March 7, 2017

US Supreme Court case Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado, decided on March 6, 2017, recognized the contributions of a 2014 School of Government publication.

Faculty Member Anita Brown-Graham Named 2017 CEO of the Year

March 3, 2017

Faculty member Anita Brown-Graham, who rejoined the School of Government in 2016, was named a Triangle Business Journal 2017 CEO of the Year for her leadership of North Carolina State University's Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI), where she served as director from 20

Article by Faculty Member Tyler Mulligan Published in Harvard Law and Policy Review

February 28, 2017

Faculty member Tyler Mulligan's article, "Economic Development Incentives Must be 'Necessary'," has been published in the February online edition of Harvard Law and Policy Review. In the article, Mulligan critiques courts' and legislatures' public benefit analysis for pr

Faculty Member Maureen Berner Lectures in Slovenia

February 24, 2017

Faculty member Maureen Berner delivered two lectures at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, to graduate students in the Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development program (Master CoDe) on February 27 and 28. Topics covered included issues of intergovernmental and nonprofit relations (using food assistance as the case study) and the diversity and disparity in programs, politics, and the criminal justice system.

Do You Know How to Read a Bill?

February 22, 2017

The School of Government has created a new e-learning module, "Exploring North Carolina's Legislative Process: How to Read a Bill," the first in a series of modules about the legislature.

Former Director John Sanders to Receive UNC Lifetime Achievement Award

January 30, 2017

On February 16, the UNC Retired Faculty Association will present John L. Sanders with the 2017 Jonathan B. Howes Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony at the UNC Friday Center. The award honors the life and work of Jonathan B. Howes and rewards civic engagement and public service by faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dean Mike Smith Honored with Faculty Service Award

January 19, 2017

The UNC General Alumni Association honored School of Government Dean Mike Smith with the 2017 Faculty Service Award, which celebrates faculty members who have performed outstanding service for the University or the Alumni Association. Each year the award recognizes two UNC faculty members.

UNC President Margaret Spellings to Deliver 2017 Deil S. Wright Lecture

January 13, 2017

UNC President Margaret Spellings will deliver the 2017 Deil S. Wright Lecture at 2:00 PM on March 31 at the School of Government. The event is free and open to the public.