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  • UT Alum Elected to Norfolk Southern board- January 26th, 2014

    UT alum, Amy E. Miles, has been elected a director of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) effective today, according to Chairman and CEO, Wick Moorman. Miles, 47, of Knoxville, has served since 2009 as chief executive officer and a director of the largest movie theater company in the U.S., Regal Entertainment…

  • UT Junior Designs, Sells Bow Ties to Raise Money for Knox Water Charity- January 26th, 2014

    This article was reprinted from Tennessee Today KNOXVILLE—A bow tie can say a lot about a man, and in Harrison Collins’ case it says he’s passionate about water. Specifically, clean water. Collins, a junior in marketing and entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has designed and is selling high-end…

  • UT Team Heads to New Jersey to Help with Super Bowl XLVIII- January 26th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A group of students, a faculty member and an alumna of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will head to East Rutherford, N.J., next week to work behind the scenes at Super Bowl XLVIII, one of the largest one-day mega-sporting events in the world. This year’s game, on Feb. 2, will…

  • UT Students Rank in Top 3 Percent in Nation for Passing 2013 CPA Exam- January 26th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—Students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranked in the top 3 percent in the nation for their passage rates on the Certified Public Accountant exam, according to recently released numbers. UT students ranked 26th out of 787 schools across all national programs, according to the National Association of State…

  • College of Business Administration Alumni Honored in 2013 Greater Knoxville Business Journal “40 under 40”- January 15th, 2014

    Congratulations to the College of Business Administration alumni who were selected as honorees for the 2013 Greater Knoxville Business Journal “40 under 40.” These individuals, all younger than age 40, were selected for leaving their mark on East Tennessee through their professional achievements and philanthropic efforts. Sean Brewer (1995, 1997) Senior Tax…

  • Let’s Go Shopping- January 14th, 2014

    By Lola Alapo This article was reprinted from Quest magazine. Ever been embarrassed to buy hemorrhoid ointment, tampons, adult diapers, or other personal hygiene products at the store? Chances are you have. Did you wind up buying other products you really didn’t need in an attempt to distract attention from…

  • UT Study: Political Speeches Affect Businesses’ Investments in States- January 9th, 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…