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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

Focus Carolina: Penny Abernathy

Penny Abernathy is the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics and a director of the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media. Her research focuses on two overlapping areas: Documenting areas of the country that are at risk of becoming news deserts and finding sustainable business strategies to keep local news organizations […] ... Read More

5 receive 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Five Tar Heels received Distinguished Alumni Awards at University Day. ... Read More

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

Focus Carolina: Frank Baumgartner

Frank R. Baumgartner is the Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is known for his work on racial dynamics in the criminal justice system, among other topics. This year, he has published two books: one that looks at the death penalty in the modern era and the other that takes […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Richard E. Myers II

Richard E. Myers II served as both a defense attorney and later a federal prosecutor before returning to his alma mater to join the UNC School of Law faculty in 2004. He teaches classes in criminal law and procedure, leads legal symposia and serves as the Rules Committee Chair for the Eastern District Court in North […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Anita Brown-Graham

Anita Brown-Graham, director of ncIMPACT and professor of public law and government. Her research focuses on creating opportunities and removing barriers to work-based economic opportunities, particularly for residents in distressed communities. She works directly with civic leaders across the state, providing them sound data, high quality research, and rigorous analysis as well as evidence-based insights and […] ... 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