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CNBC

Attracting students to online education

Chip Paucek , 2U CEO and MBA@UNC student, talks about the increasing appeal of online degree programs.
(Aug. 25)

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Business Insider

A man who worked for the CIA for 15 years tells what it's like to have a top secret job

Brian Goral (OneMBA ‘12) divulges what it’s like to work for the CIA.
(Aug. 6)

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The Boston Globe

Could charged checked baggage improve departure times?

Checked baggage fees improve departure times for most airlines, shows Vinayak Deshpande. (Sept. 12)

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Poets & Quants

‘Crunch’ time: From startup to VC

Jack Paley (BSBA ‘17) discusses his company Aspen Crunch, which sells healthy snack foods made from local ingredients.
(Aug. 15)

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Forbes

Doug Speight wants to cash in on $900 billion pain point

Speight (EMBA ‘06) of Cathedral Leasing is reinventing how to lease equipment.
(Aug. 6)

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Poets & Quants

Favorite business school MBA professors

Professors Ed McCraw and Vinayak Deshpande are cited by two MBA students as their favorite educators.
(Aug. 17)

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Fortune

Greeks leverage community for business ventures

Professor Stu Pearman’s class gives campus leaders, such as presidents of fraternities and sororities, the opportunity to develop their leadership skills.
(Aug. 9)

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MSN

How to play stocks during the Rio Olympics

Research by professor Diego Garcia reveals how and why stocks tend to struggle during widely followed global sporting events.
(Aug. 8)

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WRAL

Making an impact in Rio's favelas

STAR Global, students and alumni bring their talents to improve lives in Rio. (Aug. 20)

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Entrepreneur

Machine learning needs bias training

Executive Development program director Horace McCormick shows how unconscious biases influence decision making.
(Aug. 12)

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Bloomberg

Pinning down Apple’s alleged 0.005% tax rate is nearly impossible

Dean Doug Shackleford discusses the taxes (or lack thereof) that Apple has paid in Ireland. (Sept. 1)

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Poets & Quants

At UNC Kenan-Flagler, a big swig of awareness

Undergraduate business students discuss the idea behind their solo cup-alternative Carolina Conscious cups, which address environmental concerns and raise awareness of sexual assault.
(Aug. 12)

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NPR

Researchers study consequences of work-based friendships

Jessica Christian's research takes a new look a friendships in the workplace, for better and worse. (June 21)

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