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Economic Education: Q&A With UT Professors Scott Gilpatric and Scott Holladay

October is Economic Education Month. Economics is a subject that’s often misunderstood, and gaining a deeper understanding of it can benefit people of all ages in a variety of ways.

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  • Economic Education: Q&A With UT Professors Scott Gilpatric and Scott Holladay- October 3rd, 2022

    October is Economic Education Month. The Council for Economic Education established the observance in 2021, based on the idea that students who have a firm grasp on basic economic concepts will be better prepared to make informed decisions throughout their lives. As Scott Gilpatric, head of the Department of Economics…

  • Vol Court Awards Funding to Three Student Startups- September 29th, 2022

    A mobile app to scan perishable foods, a dual-functioning automotive window tint and a straw that detects drink tampering swept the podium at the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s fall 2022 Vol Court. Vol Court is a five-week entrepreneurial speaker series held every semester at the University of Tennessee,…

  • Business Leaders Survey: Inflation Woes Still Alive but Beginning to Ease- September 15th, 2022

    Views on inflation are beginning to soften as many state business leaders believe Tennessee’s economy is on a much better trajectory than the nation’s, according to the most recent survey by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. Conducted in August, the Tennessee Business Leaders…

  • Haslam Faculty Members Provides Free Training to Ukrainian Company- September 14th, 2022

    Ukrainian native Nataliia Yakushko, a doctoral student in strategy, entrepreneurship and organizations at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, was trying to help her cousin find training for a pharmaceutical company in Ukraine. When she asked Jennifer Rittenhouse about it, the assistant professor of practice in management…

  • UT Ranks No. 7 Worldwide in Entrepreneurship Research Productivity- September 14th, 2022

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranks seventh in the world for entrepreneurship research productivity, according to the 2022 TCU Global University Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings, the only research-focused ranking of entrepreneurial programs. “This ranking and the growth in our entrepreneurship-related publications in the past few years is an extraordinary accomplishment,…

  • Enrollment Open for UT Haslam Graduate and Executive Degree Programs- September 14th, 2022

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is now enrolling accomplished students and working professionals in its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s online programs, MS in Management and Human Resources and MBA programs for working professionals are ideal for nontraditional students with families and job responsibilities seeking…

  • UT’s Haslam College of Business Rises in U.S. News Undergrad Rankings- September 12th, 2022

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, rose four spots to No. 26 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 Best Undergraduate Business Program rankings. The college came in at No. 39 nationally. In addition, three Haslam programs were recognized as outstanding in…

  • Impact Investing: Q and A With Jessica Jones- September 8th, 2022

    Many investors find themselves torn between a desire to create positive change in the world and the need to turn a profit. Jessica Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, says impact investing, one of her main…

  • Academic Conference to Honor Professor Emeritus Harold A. Black- September 7th, 2022

    An upcoming academic conference will honor the accomplishments of Harold A. Black, professor emeritus of finance at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. The Probasco Distinguished Chair of Free Enterprise at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Haslam College of Business and Middle Tennessee State University’s…

  • Three Supply Chain Management Faculty Appointed to Endowed Posts- September 2nd, 2022

    John Bell, head of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, recently announced that two faculty had been appointed to endowed professorships and another would be the first to hold a newly endowed chair. Chris Craighead is the inaugural FedEx Chair…