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Accounting PhD student receives Deloitte Foundation fellowship

Petrus H. Ferreira, an accounting PhD student at UNC Kenan-Flagler, received support for his research in the area of financial reporting.

Better work schedules mean better sleep for retail sales associates

Management policies can improve workers’ lives without compromising the bottom line, study shows.

Alliance of Minority Business Students to host conference on Dec. 7

Entitled “Diversity: The Art of Thinking Independently Together,” the conference, will focus on how underrepresented minorities have leveraged coaches, mentors and sponsors to achieve career success.

Two students selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

The Undergraduate Business students will study in Thailand and Singapore.

Artificial intelligence and blockchain conference to be held Nov. 16

Executives from IBM and startups will speak at the student-organized conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler on Nov. 16.

"The Business of Health: Collaborating to Rethink Healthcare" is set for Nov. 9

The event will examine issues and innovations in care, delivery and funding in the U.S. healthcare industry.

Dave Roberts is named president of UNC Executive Development

Dave Roberts brings his deep understanding of and experience with developing leaders to improve their performance to lead UNC Executive Development.

New group of leaders graduate from MBA Programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School graduated 351 working professionals from its Evening and Weekend Executive MBA Programs and online MBA Program in Memorial Hall ceremonies on Oct. 28.

The disruption of the global grocery market is explored in new book by a UNC Kenan-Flagler professor

Jan-Benedict Steenkamp has written the first book to explore the biggest disruption in grocery retailing in 50 years. He analyzes hard discounters from an international perspective to raise awareness of who is under threat and what they can do about it.

Graduates honored at 20th annual Alumni Awards ceremony

The alumni personify the School's core values.

"Breaking Barriers" is the focus of Carolina Women in Business Conference

Vanessa Wittman, director and former CFO of Oath, and Mary Shelton Rose, east region vice chairman of PwC, will be featured speakers.

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School graduates two classes of global leaders

Students in OneMBA®, the global executive MBA program, and UNC-Tsinghua Dual Degree EMBA Program graduated on June 9.

UNC Kenan-Flagler selected to be part of $50 million blockchain research initiative by Ripple

UNC Kenan-Flagler joins 16 other prestigious academic centers around the world to accelerate innovation in blockchain and cryptocurrency.

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School names new members to Board of Advisors

Members provide advice and counsel to the dean, serve as ambassadors and advocates, and help secure private resources to support the School.

Award-winning documentary “Staring Down Fate” featured at UNC Kenan-Flagler April 19

Documentary filmmaker and UNC graduate Jeff Mittelstadt will present his award-winning documentary “Staring Down Fate” at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School on Thursday, April 19.

Tee up for charity at UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Business Cares Golf Classic on May 4

The event benefits local charities that provide support and resources for children battling serious illnesses.

Stable scheduling in retail is feasible and benefits business and family, new study shows

Increasing the stability of work schedules is possible and profitable in the retail environment, according to a new study by Saravanan Kesavan of UNC Kenan-Flagler and colleagues.

Living abroad leads to a clearer sense of self according to new research

New research shows that living abroad leads to a clearer sense of self and career decision-making.

UNC Real Estate Conference to feature Sam Zell of Equity Group Investments

UNC Kenan-Flagler will host its annual UNC Real Estate Conference April 12, 2018, at the Dean Smith Center.

Lidl significantly pressures U.S. supermarket chains to cut prices at unprecedented levels

In an new study released today, UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Katrijn Gielens finds competitors set prices up to 55 percent lower for key staple product and consumers save up to $22 for a typical grocery basket.

Students named UNC Phillips Ambassadors to study in Asia

Three undergraduates from UNC Kenan-Flagler will study abroad in Asia.

UNC Kenan-Flagler joins health care management consortium

UNC Kenan-Flagler is the newest member of the Business School Alliance for Health Management, an international consortium of leading MBA programs with a health sector focus.

Business of sustainable food explored at FoodCon

The annual FoodCon conference builds awareness and understanding of the sustainable food industry.

UNC Kenan-Flagler hosts premier investment management competition

MBA students from 16 business schools battled to win the premier U.S. investment management competition – the Alpha Challenge – hosted by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School Nov. 16-17, 2017.

UNC Kenan-Flagler presents 2017 alumni awards

UNC Kenan-Flagler honors alumni who personify its core values.

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