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Join us via Zoom at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, to learn how the Class of 2025 worked collaboratively with professionals to use their business skills to change the world for the better!


Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Angelica Leigh is an assistant professor of management and organizations at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. Dr. Leigh’s research centers on race in organizations.

Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Tara Watson is a professor of Economics at Williams College, where she has been on the faculty since 2004. She is also the director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution.

Are you a prospective business major/minor in the Class of 2026 or 2027? Join us for this info session if you are interested in applying to the Luther Hodges Scholars Program.

Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Thomas Stith will participate with the Luther Hodges Scholars Program in a fireside chat. This exclusive scholar event will take place August 23 as part of his Distinguished Fellow visit to the Kenan Institute and UNC.

The 16th annual Kenan Institute Student awards will honor outstanding students who excel in the areas of leadership, research, policy impact and service.

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.


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.