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Carolina Forum

October 15, 2018

Accomplished alumnus Don Baer ’76 will discuss his career, which has spanned leading roles as a media and communications executive for a wide range of business, government and non-profit organizations, on October 10.


North Carolina Student Achievement

October 10, 2018

Professor Lauen publishes a policy brief for the MyFutureNC commission on elementary and secondary test score achievement trends and the relationship between achievement and postsecondary access.


Public Policy Capstone Project Makes the News

April 19, 2018

Students working with WomenNC found that low-income women of color are “particularly burdened” by gentrification in Durham.


Public Policy major Emily Hagstrom honored by Chancellor Folt

March 28, 2018

Congratulations to Emily for receiving the 2018 University Award for the Advancement of Women for her work as the co-founder of the Carolina Feminist Coalition, co-chair of Carolina Advocating for Gender Equity, senior print editor of The Siren Magazine and a program developer and volunteer at the Carolina Women’s Center.


15 Weeks in D.C.

March 27, 2018

Carolina Arts and Sciences magazine profiles the UNC Honors Seminar on Public Policy and Global Affairs.


Two articles in the Spring 2018 JPAM from UNC Public Policy

March 26, 2018

Ashu Handa and Gustavo Angeles’ “Paying for Happiness: Experimental Results from a Large Cash Transfer Program in Malawi” and Jeremy Mouton’s “Who Benefits from Targeted Property Tax Relief? Evidence from Virginia Elections”


Governor Bill Haslam (TN) at the Carolina Forum

March 24, 2018

Governor Haslam impressed students and faculty with his leadership on education policies at the Carolina Forum.


The Fragile State of the National Institutes of Health Pediatric Research Portfolio, 1992-2015 Doing More With Less?

March 22, 2018

Professor Gitterman and colleagues examine the fragile state of biomedical spending on childhood diseases.


Rep. Chaz Beasley (NC) to deliver UNC Public Policy Commencement Address

March 21, 2018

The UNC 2018 Public Policy commencement took place Saturday May 12 at 2 pm at The Friday Center.


PLCY 349 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Simulation

March 20, 2018

In this simulation, students portray a variety of roles (policy analyst, Senator, member of the media, bill writer, etc.) and create from the ground up a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the U.S. Senate.


March 20 Carolina Forum: “The Key to Generosity”

March 16, 2018

Rachael Chong, CEO and Founder of Catchafire, a community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back.


March 19 Carolina Forum with Governor Bill Haslam (TN)

March 15, 2018

“Answering the Call to Lead: To be the Force for Good for the State of Tennessee” Under his leadership, Tennessee is recognized as a national leader in education, economic development, efficient government and fiscal strength.