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Tar Heel brings hope to North Carolina family

Will Fickling never imagined himself at any other place than the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both his parents are alumni, and he wanted to follow that family tradition and become a Tar Heel. He wanted to cheer on the football team at Kenan Stadium,...

Mission Accomplished – Kitchen Travels To Space

On March 31, Jim Kitchen ’87, a professor of the practice of strategy and entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, was part of the six-person crew of Blue Origin’s latest flight to space. The journey lasted just 15 minutes, but it was a trip...

The Difference Between Travel and a Journey

After visiting nearly 200 countries, Carolina entrepreneur-in-residence Jim Kitchen shares with students what he learned about the world and himself. Scott Jared, The Well Jim Kitchen’s travels took him to 193 countries, but his journey took him much farther. “The...

$500,000+ In Profits Given To Local Charities (Updated)

Profits with Purpose Kenan-Flagler professor Jim Kitchen challenges undergraduate students in his Entrepreneurship and Business Planning course to come up with business ventures that will ultimately help charities across the Triangle. By Kristin Stepneski, UNC...