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Megan Bird - Rhodes Scholarship

   November 18, 2020

Megan Bird, a Levine Scholar majoring in Political Science and Public Administration, is a finalist in contention for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

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Millennium Fellows Graduation

   November 18, 2020

The Millennium Fellowship's 2nd year kicked off in August with a new cohort of 18 students.  This year the Millennium Fellowship is a course set up to help students learn the leadership and project management skills necessary to develop projects.  The projects students designed and started include those listed below. Students garduated as Millennium Fellows on November 18 in a ceremony...

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Ken Godwin Fellowship

   May 1, 2020

On October 2, 2019, Bill Brandon, Jim Douglas, Eric Heberlig and Suzanne Leland honored faculty emeritus Ken Godwin at "Talking Policy in the Queen City and announced a new student Fellowship in Dr. Godwin's name.

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North Carolina Student Legislature (September 2019)

   May 1, 2020

The UNC Charlotte delegation hosted the September (2019) Interim Council of the North Carolina Student Legislature. Nineteen members of our delegation attended. Seven UNCC delegates introduced resolutions, all of them passed. Joshua Wiggins won the Best Resolution Award for his resolution on Tuition for Veterans. Jacob Baum, Jonathan Spruill, and Joshua Wiggins  were nominated for the...

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NCSL delegation (2019)

   May 1, 2020

Our North Carolina Student Legislature delegation participated in October 2019 debates at Campbell University and November 2019 debates at Lenoir Rhyne College. At the October Interim Council, our delegation passed 4 of the 6 resolutions they introduced. Zachary Saunders won the Best Speaker Award and Sarah Dunning won the Best Resolution Award for her resolution on Red Flag gun protections....

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UNC Charlotte Model UN

   May 1, 2020

The UNC Charlotte Model UN team traveled to Atlanta Georgia to participate in the Southern Regional Model UN conference. Thirty-five students attended. With the exception of three delegates, all students attending were new and this was their first major conference. They did very well taking home a Distinguished Delegation award, two outstanding delegate awards, and two most improved delegate...

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Douglas & Mohr - Cost accounting article

   May 1, 2020

Jim Douglas, Zach Mohr and Ringa Raudla published a comparative public administrative article on the use of cost accounting in Public Administrative Review  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/puar.13162

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Suzanne Leland - new publications

   May 1, 2020

Suzanne Leland, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Jaclyn Piatak and Cherie Maestas had an article titled "Policy Venue Preference and Relative Trust in Government in a Federal System" accepted for publication  in Governance.

Suzanne Leland, Olga Smirnova and Chris Goodman had an article titled "The Consequences of Specialized Governance on Spending and Expansion of Public...

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Ben Radford - paper accepted

   May 1, 2020

Ben Radford had his paper "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Cross-Document Detection and Coreference Identification of Militarized Interstate Disputes" accepted to the 2020 LREC Proceedings.

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Tom Barth - questions for PA Times from COVID-19

   May 1, 2020

Tom Barth published an essay in the PA Times, "Key Public Admiistration Questions from COID-19"  aspatimes.org/key-public-administration-questions-from-covid-19/

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