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National Geographic Photographer Delivers 2017 Heath Environmental Lecture

December 6, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson will deliver the Milton S. Health Environmental Lecture at the annual meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts at Hilton Charlotte University Place at 8:45 a.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.



NC Finance Connect: A New One-Stop Resource For Local Government Finance in North Carolina

December 5, 2016

NC Finance Connect is a new, free online community portal that allows local and state government professionals to exchange information related to budgeting, financial management, purchasing, taxation, community and economic development, and other finance-related topics (collectively referred to as "local government finance").


Maurice Ferrell Honored with Nonprofit Technology Award

November 10, 2016

MCNC, the nonprofit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), presented the Empower Award to Maurice Ferrell, assistant director at UNC School of Government's


School of Government Receives $110,000 from Prudential to Assist Local Elected Officials

October 20, 2016

The School of Government has received a $110,000 gift from Prudential for continued funding of initiatives that support the School’s work assisting North Carolina local elected officials as they lead and govern their communities.



Faculty Member Jonathan Morgan Elected to IEDC Board of Directors

October 11, 2016

Faculty member Jonathan Morgan was elected to serve a two-year term on the board of directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at its recent annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio.



Faculty Member Jeffrey Welty Cited in NY Times Article about the Police Shooting in Charlotte

September 26, 2016

Faculty member Jeffrey Welty, director of the North Carolina Judicial College, was quoted in the New York Times for an article, "



NC State Bar Journal Features Faculty Articles

September 19, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of the North Carolina State Bar Journal features two articles by School of Government faculty members. 



Calculating the Consequences of Criminal Convictions

September 12, 2016

Endeavors Magazinewhich highlights research and creative activity at UNC-Chapel Hill, has featured an article about faculty member John Rubin's research into the consequences of a criminal conviction and C-CAT (Collatoral Consequences Assessment Tool) in its September 12 issue.



Anita Brown-Graham Rejoins School of Government Faculty

September 9, 2016

The School of Government is pleased to announce that Anita Brown-Graham has returned to the School as professor of public law and government.



School of Government Recognized by International Association of Assessing Officers

September 8, 2016

At the 2016 annual International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) conference in August, faculty member Kirk Boone accepted a Presidential Citation on behalf of the School of Government in honor of three former faculty members "in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to the International Association of Assessing Officers." The faculty members include



Frayda Bluestein Recognized by the North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys

August 30, 2016

In August 2016, faculty member Frayda Bluestein received the Earnest H. Ball Award for Excellence in Municipal Law from the North Carolina Association of Municipal Attorneys at the group's annual conference in Atlantic Beach.



Faculty Member James Drennan to be Presented with 2016 Karen Thorson Award

August 30, 2016

On September 26, at the annual conference of the National Association of State Judicial Educators (NASJE), School of Government faculty member James C. Drennan will be presented with the 2016 Karen Thorson Award.

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