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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

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

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