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  • First-year Business Students Help Nonprofits through Public Writing Course- March 29th, 2015

    A group of students at the Haslam College of Business have launched Indiegogo fundraising campaigns supporting four local charities as part of an assignment in a class fulfilling their English requirement. Public Writing utilizes the fundamentals of rhetoric to help students compose a publicity strategy including social media posts, blog…

  • Haslam Faculty Receive Creative Teaching Grant- March 26th, 2015

    Haslam faculty Wenju Zhou and Melissa Morris in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics have been selected as recipients of the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center’s 2015-2016 Creative Teaching grants for their submission redesigning a large enrollment class to help them identify obstacles to learning. Read more about their…

  • Then & Now: Boyd Venture Challenge Winner, InHouse GFX- March 25th, 2015

    As is the case with many entrepreneurs, Tony Smith’s path to graphic design and what would become InHouse GFX was somewhat indirect, beginning in high school. “In high school I wanted to start a website called The Young Successorsthat connected young entrepreneurs so they could network and save money by leveraging…

  • Haslam Supply Chain Faculty Featured in UPS and BT Blogs- March 25th, 2015

    Paul Dittmann, director of the Haslam College of Business’s Global Supply Chain Institute, was recently featured in the UPS blog Longitudes discussing the impact of supply chain strategy in the health care industry. Read the full article here. Mike Burnette, associate director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, gives five steps…

  • UT Launches New Doctoral Concentration in Business Analytics- March 22nd, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—Starting this fall, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer a new doctoral concentration in business analytics to prepare students to pursue research and teaching in this rapidly growing field. The program will be based in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in the UT Haslam College of Business.…

  • Haslam Students Travel to Charlotte to Meet with Top Corporations- March 19th, 2015

    A group of 22 graduate and undergraduate students travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this month for a biennial professional development conference. Students met with executives at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Bank of America, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY and the Charlotte Hornets to learn more about these companies and improve their networking skills.…

  • Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Minor to be Offered Beginning Fall 2015- March 11th, 2015

    Starting this fall, UT will offer an interdisciplinary minor in entrepreneurship as a way to bolster the entrepreneurial culture of the campus and the Knoxville area. The UT Faculty Senate approved the minor Monday, February 2, making it an official offering for UT Knoxville and UT Institute of Agriculture students…

  • UT’s Haslam College of Business supply chain program ranked 5th by U.S. News- March 9th, 2015

    Graduate programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business are among the best in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings released today (Tuesday, March 10). Haslam’s supply chain management program climbed to eighth in the nation and fifth among…

  • UT Study Ties Distribution Management to Success in Online Business- March 8th, 2015

    E-commerce in the United States grew by an average of 15 percent in each quarter of 2013 and 2014, outpacing the total national retail spending growth by almost double, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Internet sales are becoming pivotal to retail success, but to truly compete online companies must…

  • UT Professors Discuss What it Takes to Be a Top Data Analytics Graduate- March 5th, 2015

    On top of having technical capabilities and real-world experience in a new and rapidly changing field, analysts need people skills and the ability to work in teams to succeed in the modern business world. In a recent article published in Informs’ newsletter OR/MS Today, Haslam professors Chuck Noon and Ken…