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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.

“Brexit Is Happening (and Why Accountants Should Care)” webinar is Nov. 15

The significant impact of Brexit on the financial world and the accounting profession, in particular, will be addressed.

Carolina Women in Business hosts annual conference Nov. 10

The conference features speakers, panels and workshops focused on women in business.

New group of business leaders graduate from EMBA Programs

Graduation celebrates working professionals who earned their MBA in the Evening and Weekend Executive MBA Programs.

Book on corporate corruption uses new approach to teaching ethics

Professor Stephen Arbogast covers from Enron through the financial crisis in the new edition of his book.

Kenan Institute to host “Business of Health Care: Adapting to an Aging Economy”

The Oct. 27 event will examine the social, economic and political implications of baby boomers’ longevity.

NCGrowth wins U.S. Economic Development Administration grant

The $1.3 million in new funding will support NCGrowth’s innovative approach to creating good jobs and equitable opportunities.

Doug Shackelford named Consortium for Graduate Study in Management board chair

The Consortium provides fellowships and access to a network of corporate partners and alumni to increase diversity in corporate leadership and business education.

First Fortune│UNC online executive program is "Leading With Purpose."

With the flexibility of online learning, executives can learn wherever they are in the world.

Margaret Cording to lead UNC Executive Development

Cording brings corporate, academic, executive education and global experience to the role.

OneMBA graduates 14th class of global leaders

The OneMBA® Class of 2017 studied global business on four continents.

UNC Kenan-Flagler student receives startup fellowship

Chi Nwogu (MBA ’18) will receive a $5,000 award to develop his social venture.

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