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Jeffrey Schomburger speaks to Kenan-Flagler Business School students on March 14.

Business Leader Schomburger Emphasizes Global Competency on Kenan-Flagler’s Global Education Day

To compete globally, business leaders need to have the right balance of knowledge, attitudes and skills, Jeffrey Schomburger told students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. “Too often you have global travelers, but not global leaders,” says Schomburger ’84, global sales officer at Proctor & Gamble. “Global travelers experience… Read more »

David Ravenscraft, pioneer of the OneMBA program

UNC Professor behind Global OneMBA Program Makes an Impact through Teaching and Leading

February 23, 2017

David Ravenscraft is a case study on how professors can have an impact through the academic trifecta of research, teaching and service. “For nearly 100 years, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School has thrived because extraordinary faculty have placed our mission and students first, and Dave Ravenscraft exemplifies the excellence,… Read more »

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UNC Global Research Institute Fellow Jim Sasser Discusses US Domestic and Foreign Policy

Few people have made critical decisions about U.S. domestic policy and then gone on to make equally critical decisions about the nation’s foreign policy. Former U.S. Senator and ambassador to China Jim Sasser has done both, pushing through fiscal reform measures and chairing the Senate Budget Committee, as well as serving as a Chinese ambassador… Read more »

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Kenan-Flagler’s Malhotra Is Focused on Innovation

December 21, 2016

You might describe Arvind Malhotra as the stereotypical absent-mind professor. When he’s not teaching, you’ll find him immersed in research about business innovation. But if you want to call him, you might have to use his wife’s phone number because he’s lost his phonejust like he loses his wallet just about every day. “I will never deny… Read more »

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Advancing Education for Children Displaced by War

November 23, 2016

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus Scott Quilty knows first-hand how warfare tears communities apart. News agencies frequently report dramatic images of violence and combat, but for people living in wartorn regions, the challenges continue even if they are able to flee the violence. Inspired by his military service, Quilty is using the… Read more »

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Kenan-Flagler Professor Studies Brands that Cross Borders

September 29, 2016

An American consumer drives his Korean-made Hyundai to a local store to buy chocolate from Swiss manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli. In Guangzhou, an affluent Chinese shopper drives her BMW to Carrefour – the French-owned hypermarket – to buy Coca-Cola. The globalization of the marketplace – accelerated by rapidly falling transportation and communication costs – demonstrates… Read more »

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The Positive Side Effects of Innovation

Patients battling cancer face many unknowns, including whether their treatments are working. Physicians use radioactive tracers and PET/CT imaging scans taken before and after treatment to assess how a tumor is responding – but the process has drawbacks. Patients must undergo therapy and wait for inflammation to subside before tests can be done. Each scan… Read more »