Kenan Scholars Blog
Welcome, Class of 2022 MBA Kenan Scholars!
Eleven students have been selected as members of the 2022 class of MBA Kenan Scholars. The year-long program sponsored by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is the premier research opportunity for UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students. More
Kenan Scholars Hear from Experts on the Importance of Business Research
Kenan Scholars were able to learn more about research in the business world on Nov. 6 at the “What is Business Research?” workshop. In this second of a series of workshops taking place this year, students from the Kenan-Flagler Business School — including the newly admitted Kenan Scholars class of 2023 and MBA Kenan scholars class of 2022 — heard from professors Brad Hendricks and Breagin Riley, as well as PhD student Andre Martin and Postdoctoral Research Associate Ayana Younge about their experiences in research. More
Kenan Scholars Take Part in DEI Training
A recent trend in corporate culture has been an increase in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs meant to increase awareness of these critical issues and support underrepresented groups and minorities in the workplace. But what exactly is DEI, and how should we approach conversations about race and discrimination? On Friday Oct. 30, our Kenan Scholars engaged in a DEI training, led by Antoinetta Mosley of I Follow the Leader LLC, to answer just that. More
Welcome, Undergraduate Kenan Scholars Class of 2023!
Twenty-five sophomore students from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School have been selected as members of the fifth class of undergraduate Kenan Scholars, the largest class ever. This five-semester program, sponsored by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, brings together UNC business majors and minors that exhibit leadership and a passion for serving on campus and in the community. More
Board of Mentors Give Scholars Advice
UIA Investment Management's Julie Curd, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's Sreedhari Desai and Camargo's Jennie Orr joined the Kenan Scholars class of 2022 on a Zoom panel on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 to share their knowledge of the business world. More
Kenan Scholars Present Their Work at the Public Sector Showcase
After spending the summer completing internships in the public sector and conducting research on COVID-19’s impact in local communities, Kenan Scholars shared their experiences with fellow students, UNC faculty/staff and business professionals at the Kenan Scholars Public Sector Showcase on Sept. 25, 2020. More
Carolina Week of Welcome — Prospective Scholars Explore Corporate Responses to the Current Racial Unrest
To kick off the new school year on Aug. 12, the Kenan Scholars program participated in Carolina’s annual Week of Welcome, which introduces incoming students to the university’s various clubs and organizations. The virtual event addressed how companies have attempted to confront racism amid the current racial unrest. More