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.

10 Years of Excellence in Private Equity Research

Thursday, December 6, 2018 

On Nov. 1-2, leading practitioners and top researchers from around the world joined together at the tenth annual Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC) Symposium in Chapel Hill, NC. Hosted by the Institute for Private Capital, an affiliated center of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the conference has established a reputation as leading the discussion between leading academics and practitioners in the private capital arena.

Rethinc-ing Machine Learning

Thursday, December 6, 2018 

From healthcare to manufacturing to consumer goods, the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning is quickly becoming indispensable to how we live our lives. Both were the focus of the Rethinc. Machine Learning Symposium on Friday, Nov. 29, at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill.

Leveraging Aging as an Opportunity for Economic Development

Monday, December 3, 2018 

In a recent paper published in the Economic Development Journal, James H. Johnson, Jr., Allan M. Parnell and Huan Lian, researchers from the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, assert that an aging population is an opportunity for economic growth.

Kenan Institute Hosts SunTrust CEO Bill Rogers

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 

The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise was proud to host Bill Rogers, chairman and CEO of SunTrust Banks, at the Kenan Center Monday, Nov. 19. The Kenan Institute hosted Rogers as part of its Dean’s Speaker Series, which is made possible by the Archie K. Davis endowment. During his visit, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School alumnus met with faculty, staff and students to discuss issues ranging from rural economic development to emerging technologies.

Future of Work Summit Provides Intriguing Look into How Work is Changing

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 

Cloud computing. Artificial intelligence. An aging workforce. The global economy. These are just some of the factors that are radically changing how we work.