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Business school application changes

(09/27/09 11:23pm)

With the deadline quickly approaching, staff members at the Kenan-Flagler Business School said this year’s application process to the school’s undergraduate program will be easier for students. The business school has made this year’s undergraduate application completely paperless in order to make the process less hectic. But students have to submit their applications by Friday at 5 p.m., nearly a month earlier than previous deadlines.


Kenan-Flagler Business School launches online MBA program

(11/16/10 12:26am)

UNC shared Monday its plans to develop an online MBA program, the first to be offered by a top-ranked business school and a major move by the University into the business of online higher education. The program, MBA@UNC, is a joint one between the Kenan-Flagler Business School and 2tor, a New York-based startup focusing on online education. MBA@UNC Executive Director Susan Cates said it is a chance to “redefine global business education.”



Company seeks advice of UNC MBAs regarding China

(01/09/11 11:02pm)

Lord Corporation, a Cary-based company that deals with adhesives and other industrial materials, recently sought out students at the Kenan-Flagler Business School when it needed consultation on moving forward in markets in China. Kenan-Flagler was one of 14 schools tapped for the project as part of the Global Business Project, which works on real consulting for international companies free of charge. The company, which was founded 80 years ago making industrial sealants that allowed street cars to be more quiet, wanted to know about ways to expand the Chinese market for high-end industrial adhesives. In their work, the students identified major players in China of the field in which Lord Corporation is interested and identified ways that the company could enter the market there. The students worked with Tsinghua University in Beijing.


Residents resist growth of business school center

(01/13/11 11:25pm)

Members of the Meadowmont Village community expressed concern about a proposed expansion of a Kenan-Flagler Business School complex and the threat it could pose to nature. Residents of Meadowmont were among the attendees of a public information meeting at Town Hall to review plans for the expansion of the Paul Rizzo Conference Center Thursday evening. The center lies within a Natural Heritage Area that borders the community.











Development planned on Rosemary

(04/12/11 4:51pm)

Less than five residents turned out to voice their opinions at a public hearing on a proposed Rosemary Street development which would bring more rental properties to the downtown area. Larry Short, the developer of the proposed Shortbread Lofts, said the development would bring more foot traffic to downtown and would fill a void in the housing market for rental properties for those who can’t afford to buy condominiums.






Certified ‘green’ gastropub to come to Chapel Hill

(04/20/11 4:29pm)

A new environmentally sustainable restaurant will join about 60 other local small businesses that have committed to maintaining green practices. The gastro pub, set to open in a year and a half, will be LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified and will be the sixth restaurant under the Chapel Hill Restaurant Group ownership.