Faculty Member Kim Nelson Appointed to Public Administration Review Editorial Board

Faculty member Kimberly Nelson has been appointed to the editorial board for Public Administration Review, a journal dedicated to the theory and practice in public administration. She will serve for a three-year term.

Faculty Member Maureen Berner Blogs About Food Insecurity for Harvard Law and Policy Review

In a blog post for the Harvard Law and Policy Review, faculty member Maureen Berner proposes innovative ideas for reframing food insecurity as an economic development issue. Read more

New MPA Course Bridges Military/Civilian Leadership Divide

MPA student Jon Cheek and his classmates are learning to bridge the military/civilian leadership divide, thanks to a new course taught by faculty member Charles SzypszakRead more

NC Bar Journal Features Carolina MPA Program

Why would an experienced lawyer return to graduate school to study public administration? And why would a city manager need to study law? An article in the NC State Bar Journal explains the important intersection between public law and public administration.

MPA Alumnus Mike Ruffin Took an Unforgettable Trip to Paris

Mike Ruffin '82 and his wife Robbie had finally taken the trip they’d been planning for years: a whirlwind tour of European cities with a final two nights in Paris. On their last night, Friday, November 13, they dined at a neighborhood restaurant, visited the Eiffel Tower, and took a cruise down the Seine River. It was later that night they heard of the terrorist attacks that rocked Paris.


The NC Association of County Commissioners has partnered with MPA@UNC, the online format of the Carolina MPA program, to offer $5,000 fellowships to members interested in pursuing degrees online. Learn more.

MPA@UNC Fellowships Available for NCLM Members

The NC League of Municipalities has partnered with MPA@UNC, the online format of the Carolina MPA program, to offer $5,000 fellowships to members interested in pursuing degrees online. Learn more.

Join the Engaging Women in Public Service LinkedIn Group

A new LinkedIn group seeks to equip women to pursue leadership positions in public and nonprofit organizations through discussion and collaboration. Women and men at all levels of public service interested in harnessing the leadership potential of women are encouraged to join. 

School of Government to Host 2017 Public Management Research Conference

The School of Government has been selected to host the 14th Biennial Public Management Research Conference in Chapel Hill in summer 2017. Faculty and staff are looking forward to welcoming colleagues from around the world to the UNC campus and are planning a memorable event.

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