Kenan Scholars Lend a Hand to Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 

On Jan. 18, members of the Kenan Scholars program met up on a sunny afternoon to assist in building senior housing with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. In support of affordable housing, scholars suited up in gloves and goggles to prep and install windows and shower stalls.

Future of Fintech Symposium Tackles Blockchain, Cryptocurrency

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 

Traditional financial institutions and fintech companies continue to debate the future of financial services and the role such innovations as blockchain and cryptocurrency will play in that future.

Homegrown Tools: Cultivating and Curating Economic Success

Monday, January 28, 2019 

NCGrowth develops a web-based tool that helps connect communities with information and inspiration.

Orientation Weekend Teaches New Kenan Scholars About Program and Each Other

Monday, January 28, 2019 

“I realized that a lot of us come from very different backgrounds, but we all share a desire to make the world a better place.”

Splunk Exec Susan St. Ledger Says “High-Growth Mindset” Key to Her Success

Thursday, January 17, 2019 

St. Ledger’s speech focused on what she called the “high-growth mindset,” referring to taking advantage of opportunities that allow an individual to stretch beyond their perceived capabilities. St. Ledger said that adopting this mindset has been key to her personal and professional success.

MBA Kenan Scholars Present Capstone Research

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 

From investigating ways to improve the customer experience at centers housing families of children undergoing cancer treatment to examining how socioeconomic status affects individuals’ ability to accurately predict the viability of their financial investments, students in the Kenan Scholars MBA program showcased a wide range of business interests during the presentation of their capstone research projects on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Kenan Center.

Re-imagining Healthcare: Three Keynotes from the Business of Health Conference

Friday, December 14, 2018 

More than 400 academic researchers, private sector executives, public policy leaders and students convened at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School on Friday, Nov. 9, for Business of Health: Collaborating to Rethink Healthcare.

The Power of AI and Blockchain Conference

Friday, December 7, 2018 

The Blockchain Club at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School was proud to host the Power of AI and Blockchain conference on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The goal of the conference was to expand student and community understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain topics with a focus on application. Students from business, computer science, law programs and more attended from Duke University, North Carolina State University and UNC Chapel Hill. Faculty from each university joined the students to learn from AI and blockchain industry leaders.