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Law & Government

Focus Carolina: Jonas Monast

Jonas Monast directs the Center on Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics (CE3) at Carolina’s School of Law. His work focuses on the interaction of federal and state energy policies, aligning energy and environmental policy goals, and regulatory options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.   ... Read More

Librarians discover anti-Semitic posters placed in Davis Library

UNC Police are investigating the posting of several anti-Semitic posters on bookshelves and tables in Davis Library this week. Although the two incidents are not believed to be related, the discovery at the library closely follows another racist incident on campus, the March 31 defacement of the Unsung Founders Memorial on McCorkle Place. The University […] ... Read More

Opioid Response Project helping NC communities fight opioid epidemic

Ten community teams from 16 counties across the state are participating in a new project from the School of Government that allows them to learn from faculty members, and each other as, they join forces to fight a costly and deadly epidemic. ... Read More

US News & World Report ranks Carolina’s graduate programs among country’s best

Carolina’s graduate programs once again received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Graduate Schools.” For the second year in a row, the School of Medicine is first for its primary care program. In addition, the Gillings School of Global Public Health tied for second and the School of Social […] ... Read More

Carolina launches first state affiliate of Lead for America

 When Joe Nail was an undergraduate student at Carolina, he decided to dedicate his life to tackling the 21st century’s most significant challenges. After months of research, he had created a list that included everything from avoiding nuclear war to aligning artificial intelligence with human values. It would have been easy for Nail, who graduated […] ... Read More

225 Carolina: Building on 100 years of excellence

The School of Social Work was founded in 1920 to make distinctive contributions to the well-being of all North Carolinians. This clarion call for impact remains the commitment 100 years later. ... Read More

Preserving the public spirit of Carolina

Carolina’s School of Law is the oldest graduate and professional school in the University and in the state of North Carolina. It grew from a simple but profound insight: that the American experiment in free government would need public-spirited lawyers with the ethics and expertise to defend the rule of law. That foundational mission has held steady […] ... Read More

UAAW recognizes five who are improving conditions for women at Carolina

The University will honor five Carolina women with the University Award for the Advancement of Women at a March 19 ceremony at 1 p.m. in the Stone Center. The award recognizes people on campus who have elevated the status of women, helped improve campus policies, promoted recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women and participated […] ... Read More

Improving communities through good government

For nearly 90 years, the UNC School of Government has been a unique and trusted resource for North Carolina. Through countless changes in the state’s history, the School of Government has steadfastly supported public service leaders responsible for making North Carolina a great place to live, learn, work, raise a family, grow a business and […] ... Read More

A problem for democracy

Penny Muse Abernathy’s latest book shares more strategies about how community newspapers can make the transition to the digital age successfully. ... Read More