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UT Study: Political Speeches Affect Businesses’ Investments in States

January 9, 2014

KNOXVILLE—The tone and content of a politician’s speech affects whether businesses make financial and employment investments in that politician’s state, according to a new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Larry Fauver, the James F. Smith Jr. Professor of Financial Institutions in the UT College of Business Administration, co-authored the study, which examined gubernatorial speeches in the United States.

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UT Study: New Trucker Rest Rules Could Mean Higher Consumer Costs

December 22, 2013

KNOXVILLE—New federal regulations mandating rest time for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Brotherly Love: Lee Brothers Graduate Together from Two UT Executive-Level MBA Programs

December 22, 2013

Buddy and Richard Lee walked across the stage last December to receive their well-earned diplomas; Buddy first and then Richard. They both added MBA to the end of their names: Buddy (Lloyd Dewey Lee Jr.) earned his MBA from the UT Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program and Richard Lee, MD, from the UT Physician Executive MBA program.

Behn to lead UT Business College’s Master’s, Executive Education Programs

December 19, 2013

KNOXVILLE—Effective January 1, 2014, new leadership will come to College of Business Administration’s masters and executive education programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Bruce Behn, the Deloitte LLP Professor, will become associate dean for graduate programs and executive education. He succeeds Matt Myers, who is leaving for a dean position at Miami University in Ohio.

UT Professor Discusses Supply Chain Management

December 18, 2013

UT Associate Professor Chad Autry discusses moving packages from a warehouse to your door with WBIR reporter, John Becker.

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Bringing Big Ideas to Life

December 18, 2013

Students on college campuses across the country are sporting an ergonomic single-strap backpack that redistributes weight evenly throughout the body to reduce stress on their backs.

A San Francisco, California–based company has created games that have reached the million-download mark.

Here in East Tennessee, a fitness business that addresses childhood obesity is making inroads at schools, and it’s working to train others to do so in their own communities.

Meet the Entrepreneurs

December 18, 2013

Take a look at a few recent alumni and a student whose businesses were helped by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The center itself, originally approved in 2009 under a different name, was helped along the way by a gift from Charlie and Moll Anderson. In 2010, the center took on the Anderson name and saw acceleration in its programs and successes for its students. 

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