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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

The kids are not alright

A Carolina researcher is dedicated to improving the well-being of youths who take care of their parents and siblings. ... Read More

Priority order

"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Carolina Conversations: What does it mean to be a public university?

As the country’s first public university, the obligations tied to what it means for Carolina to be a public university has continued to evolve—and expand—throughout the two centuries of its existence, said School of Government Dean Mike Smith. ... Read More

Carolina receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation

Art Pope, chair of the John William Pope Foundation, spoke at the April 23 announcement of the girt, which will support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and serving the state’s citizens. ... Read More

Carolina programs ranked among ‘Best Graduate Schools’

Several graduate programs at Carolina received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Graduate Schools.” Among the rankings, the School of Medicine is first for its primary care program, following a second-place ranking last year. ... Read More

New policy management system set to launch March 29

Tinu Diver, the associate director of the Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management, believes the policies a University puts into effect are like the budgets that control how money is spent. Each, in its own way, is an expression of what the University values, she said. ... Read More

Carolina People: Carissa Hessick

Meet Carissa Hessick, a law professor whose Prosecutors and Politics project will analyze the effect of campaign contributions to prosecutor elections. ... Read More

Lynch: Move forward by reflecting on history

The lesson in history is we can figure out how we managed to advance before and build on that for the future, said former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. ... Read More

CSAS director embraces the ‘messiness’ of history

Malinda Mayor Lowery hopes to glean from the study of the past the insights needed to imagine—and help to build —a better, brighter, more inclusive future for all the region’s communities. ... Read More

Trustees study a minor change at Feb. 1 meeting

This age of political polarization may be just the right time for an idea launched by Oxford University in 1920—the combined study of philosophy, politics and economics. Professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, founding director of the PPE program here at Carolina, is planning to create a major in the discipline. ... Read More