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Students from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, in partnership with UNC's Program for Public Discourse, will gather to address the opportunities and risks of an environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-centered approach to financial decision-making.


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2022

Join us to welcome our newest Kenan Scholars, the class of 2025! Future business leaders committed to changing the world for the better!

Gather with us to get to know each other and build community with global mobilization expert and Latina social entrepreneur, Claudia Romo Edelman. Share passions for your social causes. Learn and inspire one another to be advocates and catalysts for change.

The annual Kenan Institute Student Awards honor students who excel in research, leadership and service, recognize those who exhibit outstanding service and commitment, and celebrate those who exemplify Kenan-Flagler’s core values and advance the mission and vision of the institute.

Join us as we explore the current challenges facing businesses and policy makers as disruptive technologies alter operations and strategies — as well as entire industries. The forum hosts business leaders, top scholars and policy experts debating the most pressing current issues in a novel format.

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Lyft Chief Policy Officer and Advisor to the Co-Founders Anthony Foxx on Wednesday, April 29. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford.

This invitation-only conference will convene 150 thought-leaders from academics, industry and government to debate the most challenging current issues in the field of entrepreneurship and set the agenda for future research and policy.

As long-standing leaders in sustainability, the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are proud to host the University of North Carolina Sustainability Awards. These awards recognize the leadership of North Carolina Business in protecting and promoting the state’s natural resources.

Students from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and North Carolina Central University’s School of Business will address inequities in corporate systems and discern the role they can play as conduits for change. They’re driven by the desire to provide a platform for honest discussion and collaborative coordination to answer the question of whether our country is experiencing a moment or a movement. Their goal is to raise awareness, encourage meaningful dialogue, and sustain the momentum to effect real change in the business arena.

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Hershey's Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Michele Buck on Wednesday, April 8. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford.

Quantum circuits are an essential aspect of quantum algorithms and applications. Their efficiency can greatly impact not only the efficiency of higher level algorithms but also their feasibility and applicability, especially in the current NISQ era. In this talk, Shaohan Hu, will join us from the Future Lab of Applied Research and Engineering at JPMorgan Chase to discuss two pieces of his recent work on building efficient quantum circuits.

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Bobby Long and Louise Brady on Tuesday, March 16. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford.