11/15/2017 9:13pm

Winning team of Carolina Pitch Party poses with award money. Photo courtesy of William Sweet.

Carolina Pitch Party gives students opportunity to jumpstart ideas

For an assignment in a business class, junior William Sweet came up with the idea to create a cold compression sleeve for people recovering from ACL injuries. His idea won the fourth annual Carolina Challenge Pitch Party, which took place on Nov. 8 as part of the annual Carolina Challenge, a venture competition that gives students and faculty the opportunity to win funding for their idea. Sweet and his group received a $400 award toward the creation of a prototype.

12/7/2016 1:32pm

Year in Review: Business school fee proposal

In September, the Kenan-Flagler Business School proposed a plan that would raise the cost of attendance for undergraduate business students by charging a new fee of, eventually, $3,000 per year for business majors.