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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

Carolina People: Christine Wunsche

"It’s fascinating to see how the thousands of bills proposed each year get narrowed down to the few that actually become law — only about 20 percent," said Christine Wunsche. ... Read More

For 30 years, Stone Center has been bringing people together

Located in the heart of campus, neighboring the Bell Tower and Kenan Stadium, the three-floor brick structure has a 360-seat auditorium, art gallery and museum, a 10,000-volume library, a large multipurpose room, a computer classroom and even a dance studio. A variety of campus groups, including both the Employee Forum and the Faculty Council, have met here, and it is home to the Carolina Women’s Center and the Institute of African-American Research. ... Read More

Carolina named a top education value in 2 separate rankings

In U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings for the 18th straight year, Carolina placed fifth among national public universities. For the 14th consecutive time in “Great Schools, Great Prices,” Carolina was the first national public university, the eighth overall in rankings of national universities for best value. ... Read More

Carolina Women’s Center sponsors lunchtime series on elder care

The Carolina Women’s Center is sponsoring Elder Care: A Series, five Wednesday lunchtime sessions led by experts on caring for an elder loved one.  ... Read More

Thorp Scholars recognized for work with communities

Nine Carolina faculty members were honored in August for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors as graduates of class VI of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program. ... Read More

Howard Aldrich receives career award from American Sociological Asso

The Organizations, Occupations and Work section of the American Sociological Association honored Carolina’s Howard Aldrich in August with the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Distinguished Career award. Nominations are judged on the depth and breadth of scholarly impact over an extended time and across multiple projects.  Aldrich is Kenan Professor of Sociology and chair of the sociology […] ... Read More

Kalleberg explores the pitfalls of precarious work and what can be done about them

Precarious work creates economic insecurity that has far-reaching effects on almost every aspect of life, from uncertainty about paying bills to putting food on the table, and has even damaged overall well-being. ... Read More

Grant to NCGrowth to help startups hire locally

NCGrowth has launched SmartUp, a program that seek to radically transform how communities view their role in economic development, from being passengers to becoming drivers. ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More

New program will offer early-stage legal counsel for profit and nonprofit ventures

It takes drive, ambition, patience and persistence to become an entrepreneur. It also takes access to legal resources—a need that will be met with the new clinical entrepreneurship program at the School of Law, presented by Dean Martin Brinkley to the Board of Trustees. ... Read More