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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

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

School of Government publishes first graphic book

A graphic book from the School of Government describes how a felony sentence is served in North Carolina, following an inmate from the moment the judge pronounces the sentence to the day the inmate completes post-release supervision. ... Read More

Mesibov named interim director of Ombuds Office

“I am grateful to Laurie Mesibov for assuming the interim leadership role of this critically important office that benefits all members of our campus community,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

The future is now

Mellon DisTIL Fellow Toshi Reagon’s opera version of "Parable of the Sower" portrays 21st century problems. ... Read More

$10 million Faculty Excellence Challenge to fund faculty recruitment and retention

“So many of those seminal individuals were my professors here, and their impact on my life has not only been profound, but it continues even today," said John G. Ellison Jr. "I want that for every student who comes to Carolina, because they deserve it and society needs their leadership for our future.” ... Read More