UT Haslam Student’s Love of Star Wars Leads to Unexpected Opportunities

Cassidy Dodge co-hosts The Ladylorians, the first all-female-led podcast dedicated to the franchise.

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  • UT Haslam Student’s Love of Star Wars Leads to Unexpected Opportunities- December 7th, 2022

    When Cassidy Dodge was growing up in San Diego, receiving Star Wars toys from her parents and watching the movies with her brother, she couldn’t have imagined that being from a Star Wars family would lead her to connect with a nationwide community and apply business skills she would learn…

  • UT’s Boyd Center Study Shows Fewer Uninsured Children in Tennessee- December 5th, 2022

    The uninsured rate for children in Tennessee declined for the second straight year to just 2.3 percent for 2022 — the lowest reported percentage since 2018, according to a new study by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Impact of TennCare:…

  • Audit Committee Responsibilities, Disclosures, Continue to Expand According to Joint Reports- November 30th, 2022

    Audit committees are increasingly including disclosures about several key areas of oversight within public company proxy statements, according to a new report from the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics – an Ideagen solution. The results of the ninth annual Audit Committee Transparency Barometer reflect a long-term positive trend…

  • Gala Honors Haslam Alumni and Corporate Partner- November 29th, 2022

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of three alumni and one corporation at its 13th annual Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, November 11, at the Knoxville Convention Center. Nearly 400 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college attended the gala, which included a…

  • “Learn From Anywhere” a Reality for Master of Management & HR Students- November 28th, 2022

    Students in the Master of Science in Management and Human Resources program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business will have increased scheduling flexibility, thanks to the program’s new learn-from-anywhere option. Starting with the fall 2023 entering class, the modality will allow students to join live classes…

  • Cunningham Named Keith Stanga Professor of Accounting- November 21st, 2022

    Lauren Cunningham has been appointed the Keith Stanga Professor of Accounting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Named in honor of professor emeritus of accounting Keith Stanga, the new professorship was made possible by an endowment from Cindy Joyce (HCB, ’85) and her husband, Jeff Joyce.…

  • Six Student Companies Win Startup Capital in Graves Business Plan Competition- November 18th, 2022

    A total of $20,000 in funding was awarded to six student companies in the fall 2022 Graves Business Plan Competition. Hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the competition is designed to give University of Tennessee, Knoxville undergraduate and graduate student entrepreneurs a hands-on experience in a multi-round…

  • Through MBA Project, Health Professional Launches Rural Telehealth Program- November 17th, 2022

    In 2020, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital (ETCH) and rural counties surrounding Knox County faced interrelated concerns. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued and fear remained high, ETCH saw use of its services plummet steeply, as patients, particularly from rural areas, declined to come in for healthcare appointments and even emergency treatment.…

  • Marketing Department Launches Distinguished Speaker Series- November 16th, 2022

    The Department of Marketing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has launched its inaugural Distinguished Speaker Series. The department welcomed Whitney Haslam Johnson, chief experience officer of Pilot Company, as the series’ first speaker in October.  [caption id="attachment_10759" align="alignright" width="250"] Whitney Haslam Johnson[/caption] The event began…

  • Honoring the Entrepreneurial Spirit- November 15th, 2022

    The third Tuesday of November is National Entrepreneur’s Day, a designated occasion to honor those who build the enterprises that shape our world. It’s also the perfect opportunity to take action on your own entrepreneurial dreams, like many students are doing every day at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam…