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Aug 22, 2018

Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise to Host Annual Open House

Chapel Hill, N.C. (August 22, 2018) – The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise will host its Annual Open House Tuesday, August 28, showcasing its work and the work of its affiliated centers to the UNC-Chapel Hill community and beyond.

The nonprofit, nonpartisan institute, which is run through the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, disseminates research and convenes diverse groups of cross-sector leaders to address the most pressing challenges facing business today, enabling private and public sector leaders to make data-driven decisions and drive economic progress. The institute’s recent offerings have included events on economic investment in North Carolina, federal tax reform and research on entrepreneurship.

“The Kenan Institute and its affiliated centers have broken exciting new ground in the past year across a number of issue areas,” said Professor Gregory W. Brown, institute director. “We’re excited to share our work with a new group of students, faculty and external partners.”

Annual Open House attendees will be able to ask questions and interact with leaders and staff from the Kenan Institute and its affiliated centers, including the Entrepreneurship Center, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Energy Center, Family Enterprise Center, Institute for Private Capital, Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies, NCGrowth, UNC Tax Center and the Urban Investment Strategies Center.

The event is open to the public and the press, and will take place Tuesday, August 28, from 5-6:30 p.m., on the first floor of the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill.

For more information about this or other upcoming events, please contact Kenan Institute External Affairs Director MacKenzie Babb at 919.843.6021 or by email at MacKenzie_Babb@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.

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