Faculty Member David Ammons Gets Real About Performance Management

December 8, 2015

This article was first published in Public Management (PM) Magazine through the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) in Washington, DC. Click here for the original.

Constructing a Leadership Bridge: Military Leadership and Public Administration

December 3, 2015

by Jon Cheek

According to the 2012 US Census Bureau, there are more than 116,000 active-duty and 22,500 National Guard/reserve service members stationed across North Carolina, which amounts to the third largest military population by state in the country, following California and Texas.

What does all this mean?

Faculty Member Maureen Berner Blogs About Food Insecurity for Harvard Law and Policy Review

December 3, 2015

What if we could tackle childhood hunger, develop local businesses, and create community jobs in the summer at the same time? There are millions of dollars in local food system sales being left on table and millions of children who could be served by an established program, if we can only figure out a local meal distribution system that works.

Public Law and Public Administration

December 2, 2015

This article by Gini Hamilton originally appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of the North Carolina State Bar Journal.


A County Manager Takes an Unforgettable Trip to Paris

November 24, 2015

Mike Ruffin and his wife Robbie had finally taken the trip they had been planning for years: a whirlwind tour of European cities—London, Amsterdam, Rome, Venice, Florence, Innsbruck, Munich, Heidelberg, Boppard, Lucerne, and a final two nights in Paris. On their last night, Friday, November 13, they dined at a neighborhood restaurant and went back to their hotel, but not before a short walk to the Eiffel Tower and a cruise down the Seine River.

Thirty-Nine Graduate From Revamped Clerks' Certification Institute

November 16, 2015

The UNC School of Government buzzed with excitement the afternoon of October 30, when 39 of the state’s newest and most promising local government leaders graduated from the 2015 Clerks’ Certification Institute.

School of Government Salutes Faculty, Staff, Student Veterans and Active Duty Military Students

November 11, 2015

The School of Government serves within a diverse community whose leaders and citizens come from many walks of life and perspectives. Faculty members also come from many different backgrounds. For several of the School's current faculty members, this includes service as officers in the nation's military.

A Celebration of Innovation and Generosity

October 14, 2015

UNC-Chapel Hill is recognizing “bold, innovative, and inspirational” stories about the University's research and teaching and the support that helps make that work possible.

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Smith

September 29, 2015

Jessie Smith talked recently about her choice of career, her work at the School of Government and with the NC Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice, and observations about the officials she works with.

UNC Alumni Event Highlights the Importance of Public Service

September 28, 2015

Family members of several notable African Americans depicted in the SERVICE mural shared personal stories of their loved ones’ accomplishments through memorabilia and an oral history at the School of Government on Friday, September 25.