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  • Haslam Hosts First EMBA Reunion- November 29th, 2014

    The Haslam College of Business hosted its first official class reunion for the executive MBA programs on Nov. 15. In the spirit of lifelong learning, the weekend began with several speakers on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 14. A reception at Cheseapeake’s seafood restaurant in Knoxville followed. Before the Vols…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards $32,500 to Student Startups- November 24th, 2014

    The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEI) has named four student startup companies as winners in the fall 2014 Boyd Venture Challenge. The companies, ranging in nature from farm equipment to web design, each received $5,000 to $10,000 in seed funding to advance their businesses. “We had a really…

  • Shay Scott bringing the real world into the classroom through video- November 23rd, 2014

    Shay Scott, a faculty member in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, teaches a large-enrollment course introducing business students to supply chain management principles. To connect his large student audience with the subject and to bring real world examples into the classroom, Scott created two video series. The…

  • Supply Chain Forum is most successful to date- November 23rd, 2014

    The Supply Chain Forum, hosted by the Haslam College of Business’ Global Supply Chain Institute, boasted record attendance and some of the most influential speakers in its 20-year history. More than 200 people participated in this year’s fall forum, held on Nov. 12-13, a 30 percent increase from the largest…

  • Ted Stank named chair for international supply chain professionals association- November 23rd, 2014

    Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business, was recently elected chair of the board of directors for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. In an interview for the organization’s newsletter, Stank spoke about his career in supply chain management, beginning…

  • UT Haslam College of Business Honors Alumni at Annual Gala- November 20th, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of two alumni and one corporation during its sixth annual Alumni Awards Gala on Nov. 14. The college also honored alumnus James A. Haslam II, for whom the College of Business is named, and celebrated the culmination of…

  • UT students hold bike rally to promote cycling on campus- November 19th, 2014

    On Sunday, Nov. 23, UT’s Tour de Knox, a faculty-lead, student-run organization promoting bicycle culture and safety, will hold a bike rally from 2:00-4:15 p.m. The rally includes a self-guided bike tour of campus and downtown Knoxville and a drawing to win a Giant Escape 2 bike. Registration is free…

  • VOLstarter brings crowd funding to Haslam- November 19th, 2014

    Keith Taylor, a 1998 UT alumnus, brought crowd funding to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with the innovative new website, VOLstarter.utk.edu. VOLstarter makes it easy to follow, connect with and support the most innovative and inspiring student, faculty and staff projects at the University of Tennessee and in the Haslam…

  • UT Dedicates Haslam College of Business- November 16th, 2014

    More than 500 guests, faculty, and students joined the celebration Friday as UT dedicated the newly named Haslam College of Business and honored its namesake. University and college officials thanked the Haslam family for their $50 million transformational gift to the former College of Business Administration made in honor of…

  • FedEx Chairman and CEO Fred Smith discusses economy- November 12th, 2014

    Frederick W. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation, shared key insights on how the economy is—and is not—working in a keynote presentation at the First Tennessee Foundation’s Sixth Annual MBA Symposium, hosted by the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business Nov. 12. Smith pointed to innovation,…