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Kshetri: Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

Nir Kshetri was interviewed for the Network World’s article: “Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you,”(https://www.networkworld.com/article/3386881/why-blockchain-might-be-coming-to-an-iot-implementation-near-you.html). The interview has also been published in media outlets in several countries including France  (http://www.reseaux-telecoms.net/actualites/lire-de-la-pertinence-d-implementer-la-blockchain-dans-l-iot-27728.html), Ireland  https://www.techcentral.ie/blockchain-and-iot-the-perfect-match/, Brazil (https://computerworld.com.br/2019/04/08/por-que-o-blockchain-pode-estar-chegando-a-uma-implementacao-iot-proxima/), Austria (https://computerwelt.at/knowhow/blockchain-und-iot-fuer-eine-sichere-zukunft/) and Spain (https://www.networkworld.es/convergencia/podria-el-blockchain-llegar-a-integrarse-con-el-iot-proximamente).

Professor Receives UNC System Excellence in Teaching Award

Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship Dianne Welsh represents UNC Greensboro  The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Dianne Welsh to receive a 2019 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Welsh is Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Bryan School of Business and Economics’ Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and … Continued

CARS students style for thrift-store chic

Students from CARS’ Visual Merchandising class visited Bargain Box for a project called “Speed Styling and Application.”  The visit was featured in an article by UNCG NOW.  You can read the article here:  https://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/students-style-for-thrift-store-chic/  

One Week, Two Trips Abroad

What if you could get course credit for visiting your dream destination? Over spring break, Bryan School students traveled to Europe as part of two global business courses to learn more about international business, collaborate with local students, and develop a global worldview. International Business in Belgium Throughout the spring semester, UNCG Bryan School students … Continued

Business Students Receive Insider Access

Thirty business students boarded a Spartan Chariot bus early on a Friday morning, dressed to impress and eager to meet leaders at Volvo Group’s North American headquarters in Greensboro. The students were part of a Bryan School Company Trek, an exclusive opportunity to learn about career opportunities and network with local business leaders. The visit … Continued

CARS Capstone students partner with UNIFI for Industry Summit

The Sixth Annual CARS Industry Summit, to be held in the EUC on April 23rd, will wrap up this year’s Capstone Course, CRS 481, by tackling one of the leading challenges in the apparel industry today – sustainability.  In collaboration with Unifi, Inc., this year’s Capstone project requires students to create an apparel product and carry … Continued

Planning mega-impact with microfinance

A small farmer in Columbia needs a loan of $500 to purchase more pigs. A group in Peru needs over $1,000 to improve their coffee and cacao cropland. A woman in Pakistan needs $275 to buy a professional sewing machine. You’re given $25 to invest in one of these entrepreneurs. Which one would you chose? … Continued

Kshetri: Chapter United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation’s

Nir Kshetri contributed a chapter to the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation’s (UNOSSC) report, South-South Cooperation in a Digital World, which was recently launched at  the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina  (https://www.unsouthsouth.org/2019/03/18/south-south-cooperation-an-a-digital-world-2018-annual-report-in-south-south-cooperation/)