Kenan-Flagler Business School

Kenan-Flagler Graduate Empowers Youth in Rwanda through Basketball Nonprofit

Jake Mendys ’16 is working as a Basketball Health Corps Fellow with Shooting Touch in Kayonza, Eastern Rwanda. The nonprofit uses the power of basketball to educate and empower at-risk youth to reach their full potential by providing access to basketball through courts, coaches, and equipment; changes attitudes and behaviors through health-education curriculum; and ensures access to adequate care… Read more »

Kenan-Flagler GLOBE Student Learns the Power of Community

Resilient is one way to describe Karina Gonzalez Sanchez ’17, who despite her youth, is already a global citizen. During the summer of 2016, she was making plans complete her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School in December – a semester ahead of schedule – when her mother was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Hecht Gives Keynote Speech at 2017 Emerging Markets Day

Working internationally means more than just learning how to sleep on long-haul flights or trying new foods. According to Jeanne Hecht, chief operating officer of Median Technologies, working around the globe requires self-awareness, a knowledge of other cultures and, more importantly, building real connections. As the former global head of sales for Quintiles and the… Read more »

Former CIA Director Discusses Global Shifts During Annual Weatherspoon Lecture

What keeps the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency up at night? Michael Hayden answered that question at the annual Weatherspoon Lecture on Feb. 1 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. The retired four-star general, who worked under three presidential administrations through both terror… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »