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Kenan-Flagler’s online MBA@UNC program ranked No. 1 by The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has ranked the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School’s MBA@UNC program the No. 1 online MBA program for a second consecutive year. UNC Kenan-Flagler launched the pioneering MBA@UNC program with 19 students in 2011; today, the program has 765 enrolled students from 46 states and 15 countries. MBA@UNC students and…

Well Said: Disruptive demographics

The traditional one-size-fits-all mentality in business and the workplace just isn’t cutting it in the United States anymore. Aging baby boomers and adjustments to immigration laws are rapidly changing the country’s demographics and creating major challenges for companies. We’re talking about those disruptive demographics with James Johnson, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of strategy and…

Count everyone in

About 105 people – a roughly equal mix of students, faculty and staff – came to the Student Union’s Aquarium Lounge on September 19 to be a part of the first Carolina Conversations session of the new academic year. And by the end of the 90-minute program, everyone had been heard, in some form or…

‘Spirit of innovation’

Of the more than 800 startups created at universities across the country this year, only 35 have been handpicked as the best and earned an opportunity to showcase their work to members of the U.S. Congress. Two of those top startups have their roots at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “It’s a…

Big man on campus

One of the University’s most famous graduates didn’t really want to come here. Future novelist Thomas Clayton Wolfe of Asheville had his heart set on going to Princeton University or perhaps the University of Virginia. But – much like his thinly disguised alter ego, Eugene Gant, in Look Homeward, Angel – his father decided otherwise.…

With open arms

With a view of the border wall that separates Turkey and Syria in front of him, UNC School of Medicine student Yousef Abu-Salha pulls up a chair at a makeshift dental and medical clinic to talk to a child from Syria, a refugee orphaned by war. She is a student at Al Salam School –…

Top 5 — again

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, again ranks among the very best. For the 16th year in a row, Carolina – a leading public research university with an uncommon commitment to accessibility and affordability – placed fifth among national public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual…

Never forget

On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored the victims with a remembrance ceremony and by planting of thousands of American flags. Chancellor Carol L. Folt attended the solemn remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial Garden near George Watts Hill Alumni Center.…

‘A poignant reminder’

With each stair they climbed inside Kenan Stadium on Friday morning, Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue and Fire Chief Matt Sullivan reflected on every first responder who didn’t go home after their shift on September 11, 2001. Blue and Sullivan joined Chancellor Carol L. Folt and more than 150 participants from the Carolina community…