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  • Business Analytics: A New Path for Women Who Like Math- December 22nd, 2014

    Research has well-established that women are underrepresented in STEM careers, holding fewer than a quarter of positions within these fields despite ample evidence that their aptitude for science and math matches, and in some ways exceeds, the opposite sex. Culture is the culprit discouraging women from STEM industries, and its…

  • Congrats to December grads!- December 18th, 2014

    In ceremonies held on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 -13, the Haslam College of Business graduated more than 400 students in master’s, executive and undergraduate studies. Notable classes this year included Haslam’s Executive MBA, which graduated 23 students representing six different countries (the United States, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine…

  • VOLstarter receives local recognition- December 17th, 2014

    WATE Channel 6, the Knoxville ABC affiliate, interviewed a Haslam College of Business student on Dec. 15 for a feature of UT’s VOLstarter website. Justin Worley, a master’s in human resource management student, and Matt Darr, a master’s in sports management student, raised $2,500 through the crowd-funding website for their…

  • Haslam Student Wins Essay Contest on Women in Business- December 14th, 2014

    Samantha Herold, a student at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business received a $5,000 scholarship for her submission in the Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship essay competition. The Hon. Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. Ambassador on Global Women’s Issues, selected Herold’s essay as the competition’s grand prize winner.…

  • Knoxville’s Habitat for Humanity honors Haslam professor- December 14th, 2014

    Michael Ehrhardt, the Paul and Beverly Castagna Professor of Investments in the Warren C. Neel Corporate Governance Center, was honored by Knoxville’s Habitat for Humanity on Dec. 5 with a Sis Award. Ehrhardt and his wife, Sallie, received the award for their leadership of the Tennessee Organization of MBAs house-building…

  • U. of Tenn. Students Use Analytics to Assist Nonprofits- December 4th, 2014

    DataInformed, a leading industry publication, recently featured UT’s business analytics students and their work using data to help nonprofits. Read more…      

  • Succeeding in the Digital Age- December 4th, 2014

    The Economist magazine has featured UT’s Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in a white paper that examines what businesses need to achieve success in a digital age. The paper addresses the market, business and technology strategy issues organizations must address to succeed on digital platforms and how digital businesses must…

  • UT study on global supply chain highlights reversal of outsourcing- December 2nd, 2014

    Relocation of manufacturing and product sourcing to emerging economies is no longer the gold standard for global businesses, according to a study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. The rush to Asia in the last decade promised major cost reduction, but financial gains for many corporations have been short-lived. The…

  • UT Professor’s Paper on ‘CEO Shirking’ in National News- December 2nd, 2014

    A paper co-authored by Andy Puckett, associate professor of finance, about chief executive officers who shirk their responsibilities and avoid the hard work required to do an excellent job was recently published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. Read More…