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  • UT Report: More Jobs, Low Gas Prices to Boost U.S., State Economies in 2015- January 28th, 2015

    Lower unemployment rates, falling gas prices, and increased consumer confidence position the national and Tennessee economies for continued recovery and strong growth in 2015 and beyond, according to a UT report released today. Last year marked the fifth year of consecutive economic growth, according to the forecast in the 2015…

  • UT GSCI Brings Executives Together to Review Southeast’s Supply Chain Potential- January 22nd, 2015

    Thirty-one of the nation’s leading supply chain professionals met Jan. 8-9 in Charleston, South Carolina, to discuss the Southeast’s bourgeoning role as a major corridor for manufacturing and logistics. Attendees included representatives from Boeing, Amazon, Wal-mart, Pilot Flying J and Mondelēz International, among others. The group converged as part of…

  • SmartRail World: Expert insights: Maintaining a more efficient rail industry.- January 22nd, 2015

    SmartRail World, a rail and metro technology website, recently interviewed Haslam professor Mandyam Srinivasan regarding his latest book, Lean Maintenance Repair and Overhaul. Srinivasan’s book highlights how greater efficiency in maintenance, repair and operations can affect a company’s financial outcomes. Read the story here.    

  • UT Launches Aerospace and Defense Business Institute- January 21st, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s, Haslam College of Business, in partnership with the UT Office of Research, has launched a new institute to better organize and build aerospace- and defense-related research, education and training. The UT Aerospace and Defense Business Institute will coordinate the college’s services to students and employers…

  • Haslam Professor Featured in Forbes- January 21st, 2015

    Kate Vitasek, a lecturer in the Haslam College of Business, is contributing regular articles to Forbes magazine on various aspects of business based on UT research. This week, Vitasek examines how organizations can build strong, balanced business relationships in the article, 5 Rules To Transform Your Business Relationships. Vitasek has written other articles…

  • Diversity Job Fair to Be Held Feb. 10- January 20th, 2015

    UT Career Services is hosting the seventh annual Diversity Job Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 3-5 p.m. The event will take place on the concourse level of Thompson Boling arena. More than 30 companies will be present. The career fair is designed to connect employers seeking a multicultural workplace…

  • Accounting Student Recognized with Courage to Climb Award- January 19th, 2015

    Wayne Taylor, a third-year accounting major in the Haslam College of Business, was selected for the November 2014 Courage to Climb award. The award is presented by UT’s Division of Student Life and recognizes students who show promise in the areas of research, community service, leadership development, campus involvement or…

  • UT Students, Staff Head to Arizona to Work Super Bowl XLIX- January 19th, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—A group of students and staff from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will head to Glendale, Arizona, at the end of the month to work behind the scenes at Super Bowl XLIX, one of the largest one-day sporting events in the world. This year’s game will be Sunday, Feb. 1,…

  • MBA Program to Host Open House January 26- January 19th, 2015

    The UT full-time Master of Business Administration program will host an open house for prospective candidates on Monday, January 26. The 6:00-8:00 p.m. event will be in the Haslam Business Building, Room 203. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m.  Learn More.

  • Affect Magazine: In College, Google AdWords Meets Altruism- January 11th, 2015

    Affect Magazine recently highlighted a new UT  pilot program that is training young businesspeople to use sophisticated Web advertising and analytics tools, and also teaching them the value of giving back to their community. Students in the Business Analytics and Statistics program are learning to use Google AdWords, a set of tools for…