Adventures at the Nexus of Business and Public Policy

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 

Reeves Moseley, a political science and public policy double major with a minor in business, has always had a keen interest in public service. This past April, he had the opportunity to lobby on Capitol Hill with 80 other college students chosen to represent the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition.

2019 Kenan Scholars Graduate in Style

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 

On April 4, the Kenan Institute celebrated the achievements of the first graduating class of Kenan Scholars. The 2019 graduates witnessed the birth of the Kenan Scholars program and have played an instrumental role in its development.

Kenan Scholar Contributes to Sustainable Solutions in Guatemala

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 

Nikita Billman (BSBA '21) spent her spring break in Antigua, Guatemala working with the mission From Houses to Homes.

Institute Insights: Coworking Spaces: Working Alone, Together

Monday, May 13, 2019 

In the past decade, coworking spaces have emerged as a new and promising phenomenon within entrepreneurship. Due to its prevalence, popularity and potential for disruptive change, coworking is increasingly relevant to theory, practice and policy in entrepreneurship, yet its implications are largely unstudied given its rapid rise.

Institute Insights: Increased Use of Predictive Analytics Is Re-Shaping the Factory Floor; Headquarters Relationships with Managers and Employees Shift

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 

Plants become more efficient, decision-making is centralized, but access to real-time data may “Uberize” workforce according to new research from UNC Tax Center Research Scholar Eva Labro and her colleagues.

Kenan Scholars Alumni Gathering: Celebrating Excellence

Monday, May 6, 2019 

On April 26, current Kenan scholars and former leadership fellows came together to present ongoing research projects and recognize past participants. The event also coincided with UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's centennial celebration.

Openness and Engagement: Dean’s Speaker Series Presenter Chuck Robbins Talks About His Success

Thursday, May 2, 2019 

On the afternoon of Thursday, April 25, an at-capacity crowd gathered at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill for a fireside chat with Chuck Robbins, chairman and CEO of networking giant Cisco. The event was a fitting wrap-up to the 2018-19 Dean Speaker’s Series hosted by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

Institute Insights: Migration Dividends: From Driving Economic Development to Creating Equitable Gains

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 

North Carolina is a migration magnet. In 2018 alone, more than 87,000 people moved into the state. Perhaps the most stunning example of how migration has transformed the state is the city of Durham, a once-gritty town that made its name in tobacco and textile manufacturing.