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  • Design Thinking – New Summer Course- March 30th, 2014

    Learn and engage in collaborative design thinking methods through our exciting, new summer course. Open to students of all undergraduate disciplines, design thinking will be taught in partnership between the UT College of Architecture and Design and the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation of the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration. Design thinking…

  • Business Analytics Publication: Predicting Key Reliability Response with Limited Response Data- March 30th, 2014

    Dr. Frank M. Guess Quality Engineering March 2014, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 223-232 Read full article here. In this article, real-time process data are aligned in time order with periodic destructive test data on wood composite panel strength for the purpose of predictive modeling. Real-time predictive models of strength…

  • UT Business Dean Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award- March 30th, 2014

    Jan Williams, dean and professor emeritus of the UT College of Business Administration, received the prestigious John J. Fernandes Strategic Leadership Award, given by the Academy of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Allied Academies Spring 2014 International Conference.  The award was created in 2012 to honor the extraordinary leadership…

  • Economics Club Collaborates with Organizations to Break the Record for Largest Fort Box- March 26th, 2014

    UT beat out twenty five universities competing for the record of largest “Fort Box”. The idea for the box fort began when the Economics Club discovered the Up To Us campaign, a national campaign seeking to raise awareness about the national debt. Watch the video! On Friday, Feb. 21, the UT Economics Club held…

  • UT MBA Team Places Second in National Deloitte Challenge Case Competition- March 24th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A team of students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration took high honors in the Deloitte Inaugural Supply Chain Challenge, coming in at second place. “This was an invitation-only event for the top supply chain schools in the country,” said faculty coach Mary Holcomb. “Our team…

  • Andy White of UT Aerospace and Defense MBA Program In the News- March 23rd, 2014

    By Lola Alapo Reprinted from Tennessee Today. As the mystery deepens with Malaysia Flight 370, Andy White, director of the UT Aerospace and Defense MBA program, says the situation is very similar to an incident he remembers from his time in the military. White’s story was featured in several local…

  • Political Speech Study by Larry Fauver- March 16th, 2014

    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 co-authored by Larry Fauver, the James F. Smith Jr. Professor of Financial Institutions in the College of Business Administration. The study examined gubernatorial speeches in…

  • Trucking Study by Mary Holcomb- March 16th, 2014

    New federal regulations mandating rest time for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. The new hours-of-service rules are designed to improve driver safety by reducing truck driver fatigue. But the rules also mean it might take longer for companies…

  • UT Alum Earns Elijah Watt Sells Award for Being Top CPA Examination Performer- March 13th, 2014

    UT alumnus Margaret Sharp earned the prestigious 2013 American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Elijah Watt Sells Award for her outstanding performance on the CPA exam.  Only 55 individuals out of 94,154 test takers, or .05%, received this distinction. “This is an incredible accomplishment for Margaret, and we are so proud…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Aaron Glover- March 13th, 2014

    By Erika Shults Aaron Glover graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and a minor in business administration. After graduation, Aaron continued his academic career at Georgia Tech, where he obtained his MBA and MS in financial engineering. He is currently working at SunTrust…