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September 07, 2017

Kenan Institute Open House

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Recent News & Media

Steadying the Ship

June 20, 2017

An experienced investment committee can put an institution on course to gain higher endowment returns. More

Investment Trends in Clean Energy

June 05, 2017

On April 21, the Kenan-Flagler Energy Club celebrated Earth Day with a lecture by alumnus Rob Glen (Arts & Sciences, ’78). A senior executive based in San Francisco for Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), Glen sets the prominent industry analyst firm’s global service, analysis and customer strategies. He also leads its business relationships with organizations including Chevron, General Electric and Google. More

Sport Business

May 05, 2017

Over spring break, while many students were lounging on the beach, 19 of Dr. Deborah Stroman’s students were touring universities, sports clubs and arenas in Dublin and Cologne. This semester, Dr. Stroman teaches a global sport business course about the 500-billion-dollar sports business industry. More

Center of Sport Business

Latest Research

From Factory Town to Vibrant Innovation Center: The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Durham, NC

June 13, 2017

This case study describes the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Durham, North Carolina – the people and organizations primarily located downtown who embrace this mission. More

White Paper