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Posts tagged “UNC-CH”

June 8

Premium Lock UNC entrepreneurship head calls apprentice program a 'game changer'

ExitEvent A new UNC mentoring program pairs student and alumni entrepreneurs for career-long relationships, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.

Updated May 15

Premium Lock NC Venture Lab among 8 Kenan Collaboratory projects landing grants

Innovation A "North Carolina Venture Lab'" focusing on entrepreneurial education is one of eight projects receiving grants of as much as $93,000 through the new Kenan Creative Collaboratory across four North Carolina institutions.

May 13

Premium Lock Princeton Review Online MBA list ranks UNC No. 1, NCSU No. 20

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School logo UNC-Chapel Hill's online MBA program ranks No. 1 on the Princeton Review's Top 25 list. NCSU comes in at No. 20. It's the second No. 1 ranking for the Kenan-Flagler program this year.

Updated May 11

Premium Lock GSK, UNC-Chapel Hill form company to seek HIV cure

Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is teaming up with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in an attempt to find a cure for AIDS. The two will form a new company called Qura Therapeutics and will launch an "HIV Cure Center" in Chapel Hill. GSK is committing $20 million over the next five years to fund the project.

May 7

Premium Lock Chapel Hill startup Spyryx Biosciences lands $18M in venture funding

Lung disease A $50,000 startup loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center has helped a young Chapel Hill pharmaceutical developer, Spyryx Biosciences, secure an $18 million Series A investment from a venture capital syndicate.

April 20

Premium Lock UNC tops business graduate program ranking

UNC The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops the list of overall business & management graduate programs in the United States, according to the annual Spring Graduate Program Rankings based on student rankings and reviews on

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April 17

Premium Lock Making NC a center of sport business: A Basketball Analytics Summit preview

UNC's annual event paves the way for a center of sports business and analytics in the Triangle, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

March 28

Premium Lock AT&T donates $33,000 for PC training at gigabit Internet kickoff

AT&T's Foundation is making a $33,000 to a PC and Internet training program in Raleigh as part of the launch for ultra-fast Internet access known as the North Carolina Next Generation Network. The City of Raleigh's "Digital Connectors" program is receiving the money.


Updated March 27

Premium Lock Ultra-fast Internet network coming first to Raleigh community center

The North Carolina Next Generation Network formally launches on Saturday at a community center in Raleigh. AT&T is building the network across the Triangle and parts of the Triad in partnership with several municipalities and four universities.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

March 20

Premium Lock Despite Bill Gates' warning, will world prepare for the next Ebola?

Bill Gates The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took a major role in trying to find a vaccine to treat Ebola, even providing funding to Durham-based Chimerix. Now, Bill Gates is warning that the world must prepare for future epidemics. If we are smart, we will listen and learn from what's happened from an outbreak that has killed some 10,000 people.

March 16

Premium Lock North Carolina invests millions into big data research

The Broadband Report       The Broadband Report: This multi-million dollar investment by North Carolina and the UNC system will change the way businesses, government agencies and universities think about data and use data to solve problems in North Carolina.

February 26

Premium Lock UNC Kenan-Flager launches $250,000 social impact investment fund

UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School Students at the Kenan-Flagler Business School will soon have the opportunity to expand their venture capital experience by helping launch and manage a new $250,000 fund that will focus on socially responsible principles in investing.

Updated February 12

Premium Lock UNC team takes home top prize at Emerging Issues Forum

ExitEvent (Note: This story has been corrected.) Several university teams and one high school team took home $100,000 in prizes from an innovation contest put on by the Emerging Issues Forum. Top prize went to a team at Carolina.

February 6

Premium Lock UNC-CH is considering a ban on 'Yik Yak' chat app

Yik Yak The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning Yik Yak, a smartphone app that some say encourages hate speech, but other schools say free speech among students needs to be promoted.

Updated January 21

Premium Lock UNC launches $5M venture fund to boost startups, research

Golden egg hunt for investors  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is giving a funding boost to startup companies formed around research conducted at the school. The goal is to get UNC-based research commercialized.

Updated January 7

Premium Lock UNC No. 1, NCSU No. 9 in online MBA rankings

Internet       UNC-Chapel Hill's online Masters in Business Administration program ties for first place and North Carolina State places ninth in new rankings just out from US News & World Report.

Updated December 16, 2014

Premium Lock UNC struggles to meet unprecedented computer science demand

ExitEvent After experiencing unprecedented enrollment over the past several years, the computer science department at the University of North Carolina has been stretched to the limit, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.

December 10, 2014

Premium Lock 12 Days of Broadband, Day 5: CeCTO program embraces changes in education technology

Day 5 On the fifth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we examine the vast changes seen in education technology and networking over the years and the role of the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer in North Carolina schools.

Updated December 9, 2014

Premium Lock North Carolina is at forefront of fighting Ebola threat

Ebola North Carolina is on the forefront of preparation for a potential Ebola crisis as well as helping fight global outbreaks of the dreaded disease, said representatives from the state and national government, the Triangle health care profession, and Triangle private industry at Monday's Ebola Conference at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

Updated December 8, 2014

Premium Lock AT&T formally launching ultra-fast Internet in parts of Triangle

AT&T is formally announcing deployment of its ultra-fast Internet service known as GigaPower in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Winston-Salem today as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Durham will be added later.

AT&T GigaPower    AT&T GigaPower

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