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Steve Hemelt Coauthors EdResearch for Action Brief

February 7, 2024

Results for America and the Annenberg Institute at Brown University released a new EdResearch for Action brief – Promoting Student Success in Early College Credit Courses – expanding the conversation about early college credit courses from equal enrollment to equal … Read more

PhD Student First Authors Article

December 18, 2023

PhD student, Katherine Burley, recently had her work published in a Nature article entitled, “Cities and regions tackle climate change mitigation but often focus on less effective solutions.” Katherine was named first author of this work-  which is incredibly impressive … Read more

PLCY Winter Graduate Heads to New Zealand

December 12, 2023

Emma Cohn, a Public Policy and Global Studies major, is graduating this December with a 4.0 GPA. Cohn’s post-graduation plans are as unconventional as her time at Carolina. Read more about her undergraduate journey, as well as her plans for … Read more

PhD Student Authors Report

December 11, 2023

PhD student, Samuel Akau, authored a report entitled, “Understanding Multidimensional Fragility in South Sudan: A Baseline Study of Kajo-Keji, Yei, Bor, and Wau Counties.” The report is online here.   Outstanding work, Samuel!

Public Policy in Action

November 9, 2023

The North Carolina legislature has recently allocated $2.5 million in hopes of enhancing outdoor recreation in the town of Old Fort. This town is significant to public policy students, as it has been the focus of two semesters of public … Read more

PhD Applications Open

October 27, 2023

Applications are open for our PhD Program! The Ph.D. in Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides exceptional students with advanced graduate training and prepares them for positions in academia, think tanks, research organizations, and … Read more

Steve Hemelt Presents at Harvard

October 26, 2023

Steve Hemelt, Associate Professor of Public Policy, will be giving a talk at Harvard University on November 7th on his paper, “Skills, Majors, and Jobs: Does Higher Education Respond?” A co-author of this paper is John Conzelmann, a Public Policy … Read more

FPG Profile on Simona Goldin

October 25, 2023

Simona Goldin, a Public Policy Research Associate Professor, was recently profiled on the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) website. Dr. Goldin is an FPG fellow and a Teaching Fellow with IAAR-SLATE (Student Learning to Advance Truth and Equity). … Read more