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  • Branch joins Office of Diversity- February 9th, 2015

    Janice Branch has been named coordinator of diversity initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Community Relations at the Haslam College of Business. She will be responsible for coordinating all of the undergraduate recruitment, pre-college (BETS Program, AIM Academy and the Early College Awareness Program) and retention/advising initiatives for the…

  • UT Business Students Get Head Start with Young Alumni Mentoring Program- February 8th, 2015

    For the second year in a row, 13 local business professionals will take part in a program to mentor 64 first-year students from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Feb. 11, representatives from companies such as Whirlpool, Pilot Flying J,…

  • Haslam Students Speak to Local News about Working the Super Bowl- February 8th, 2015

    Members of The Big Orange Combine — UT students and staff who attended the Super Bowl — appeared on WBIR‘s Live at 5 at 4 this week to share their memories of working behind-the-scenes in Arizona at the mega event. Watch the video here.

  • Three UT Student Business Plan Competitions to be Held this Spring- February 4th, 2015

    KNOXVILLE—Many students have turned their ideas into profitable startup companies ranging from web design to cycling apparel, while enrolled at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Since 2010, 60 student teams have been awarded more than $197,000 in funding to further their business idea through business plan competitions organized by the…

  • UT-Kentucky Study Highlighted in Maritime Global News- February 1st, 2015

    Investing in our inland waterways is both crucial to their survival as well as a key way to expand the economy, according to research conducted by UT and the University of Kentucky. Commissioned by the National Waterways Foundation, the two-year study, “Inland Navigation in the United States: An Evaluation of Economic Impacts and the…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…