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  • Business Analytics Publication: A Novel Hybrid RBF Neural Networks Model as a Forecaster- May 30th, 2014

    Dr. Hamparsum Bozdogan Statistics and Computing May 2014, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 365-375 Read the full article here. Abstract We introduce a novel predictive statistical modeling technique called Hybrid Radial Basis Function Neural Networks (HRBF-NN) as a forecaster. HRBF-NN is a flexible forecasting technique that integrates radial basis function…

  • Six Faculty Members Earned the College of Business Administration’s 2014 Research Awards- May 25th, 2014

    Congratulations to the six recipients of the UT College of Business Administration’s inaugural summer Research Award: James Chyz – Assistant Professor; Department of Accounting and Information Management Bobby Mee – William and Sara Clark Professor of Business; Department of Statistics, Operations, and Management Science Wendy Tate – Associate Professor; Department…

  • High School Students to Explore Business World through UT Summer Program- May 25th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—Thirty-five high school students from the Southeast will learn about office etiquette, personal finance, the business world and potential careers at a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, summer camp that begins Thursday, June 5. The Business Education for Talented Students program, which runs through June 14, allows students from diverse communities…

  • UT Wins 2014 IANA Supply Chain Case Competition- May 21st, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A team of supply chain students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has won a national professional organization’s case competition. The team took first place in the sixth annual Intermodal Association of North America Logistics and Supply Chain Management Case Competition, which was hosted by the University of North Florida…

  • Innovative Wedding Registry Wins Spring 2014 Vol Court Session- May 15th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—A business that simplifies wedding registries for couples is the winner of this semester’s Vol Court pitch competition. Dave Seeman, senior in mechanical engineering and founder of Willow List, an innovative gift registry that uses crowd sourcing to fund gifts, won first place and received $1,000 to move his business…

  • UT Doctoral Candidate Finalist in Prestigious International Competition- May 14th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE— Nastaran Simarasl, a management doctoral candidate at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is one of three finalists in the prestigious Global Development Awards and Medals Competition. The competition is sponsored by the Global Development Network, an international organization funded by the Japanese government. It was founded in 1999 to…

  • UT Study Shows Integrating Purchasing, Logistics Yields Better Business Results- May 14th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—Organizations that closely integrate their purchasing and logistics functions deliver better business results, according to a new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. But the study, involving more than 180 supply chain professionals, also shows that many firms fail to capitalize on this…

  • Reger Appointed Research Director for UT’s Anderson Center- May 14th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—Rhonda Reger, a professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been appointed director of research for the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She will be responsible for fostering and generating external funding to support entrepreneurship research. The Anderson Center is based in the…

  • Venture Living Learning Community Impacts First-Year Students with Alumni Mentoring Program- May 14th, 2014

    Venture Living Learning Community Impacts First-Year Students with Alumni Mentoring Program This spring, first-year business students participating in the Venture Living Learning Community took part in a new mentoring program in which they were paired with  alumni from the UT College of Business Administration. The program was designed to engage…

  • Class of 2014 Gives Back to Business College- May 11th, 2014

    During the spring 2014 commencement ceremony, the College of Business Administration received a special gift from its graduating seniors.  The Class of 2014 presented Dean Stephen Mangum a check in the amount of $29,363, culminating the college’s 2014 Senior Impact Campaign. “Senior Impact Week has been a long-standing tradition on…