Adam Levenson is the community manager at UNC School of Government’s online MPA@UNC program. Adam graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A in International Relations and a Certificate in Hispanic Studies. Adam is passionate about government, improving access to higher education, and finding the best Asian cuisine in the DC area. Follow him on Twitter at @mradamlevenson.


MPA@UNC Celebrates Its First Graduates

Christmas. Chanukah. New Year’s Eve. The month of December is jam-packed with celebrations. As MPA@UNC prepares for the holidays, we are excited to have yet another reason to celebrate: Ruth Rivas and Jeremy Schmidt are graduating...

Recap: 2014 Public Administration Conference

In early November, the School of Government held its annual Public Administration Conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This two-day event is an exciting opportunity for MPA@UNC students to connect on campus, discuss current trends and challenges that exist within the public sector, and exchange ideas with fellow students, alumni, faculty, and thought leaders from across the country...

Decade of Destruction: The High Cost of Hurricanes [Infographic]

Katrina. Wilma. Sandy. During the past 10 years, these names have unfortunately become common parts of the American lexicon. They symbolize a decade that featured 15 of the costliest hurricanes on record that resulted in thousands of casualties, millions of destroyed homes, and more than $310 billion in total damage...

 

Jim Svara: The Man to Know

A good student of local government management will tell you that Jim Svara is the man to know and learn from when pursing an MPA degree. For those new to the field, Svara’s story is an indication of the broad and tangible connections between the study of public administration and the many interests students may have...

8 North Carolina Companies Committed to Corporate Social Responsibility

Thanks to the growing popularity of corporate social responsibility (CSR), businesses are putting more emphasis on making a difference in the world around them. A focus on good corporate citizenship improves conditions in local communities, but also ultimately yields higher returns as it forges deeper connections with customers who care about social good...

MPA@UNC Student Travels to Ecuador: Week Three

MPA@UNC student Megan Garrett traveled to Ecuador for a three-week service-learning trip with the UNC School of Government Environmental Finance Center. Read about the first and second weeks of her trip...