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  • Business Analytics Student: Tyler Berlin- February 29th, 2016

    Undergraduate University: University of Tennessee Graduation Year (Graduate): 2016 Internship Company: Regal Entertainment Inc. A lifetime Vols fan from Nashville, Tyler Berlin felt it a natural choice to attend the University of Tennessee. He earned an undergraduate degree in supply chain management and decided to pursue a master’s. “I applied for a few…

  • UT Study Diagnoses Key Pitfalls in Management of Third Party Logistics Relationships- February 22nd, 2016

    More than 80 percent of domestic Fortune 500 companies outsource their logistics operations, and most expect to use third party logistics (3PL) providers more in the coming years. Yet, according to the University of Tennessee study companies are still struggling to optimize their use of 3PLs despite growth in every…

  • New Big Data Course- February 22nd, 2016

    The Department of Business Analytics and Statistics introduced a cutting-edge course in big data this spring for its MSBA students. Co-taught by Dr. Russell Zaretzki and industry experts from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a national consulting firm, the course focuses on giving students a working knowledge of big data tools…

  • Haslam College of Business Creates Young Alumni Board- February 21st, 2016

    The Haslam College of Business is now accepting applications to its newly established young alumni board. The inaugural class of the Haslam Young Alumni Board will consist of 15 alumni who are 35 years of age or younger. “We look forward to seeing many of our best and brightest young alumni work…

  • The Next Wave Innovation Requires Standardization According to a Study from UT- February 17th, 2016

    A new study from the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute demonstrates that decision fatigue impedes a company’s agility and profits. “Coming to work every day and making complex changes to meet the latest product regulations that the consumer does not value on thousands of SKUs can depress the…

  • Tate Named Editor of Supply Chain Journal- February 14th, 2016

    Wendy Tate was recently named co-editor in chief of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. The journal targets both an academic and industry audience, focusing on applicable research in purchasing. “The journal has an increasingly upward trajectory in its impact factor and our intent is to continue with…

  • UT’s Haslam College of Business Supply Chain Program Ranked 3rd by SCM World- February 11th, 2016

    The supply chain program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business was ranked third in the world by SCM World’s University 100 today (February 12). The program climbed from 11th in 2015 to trail only Michigan State and Pennsylvania State this year. University of Tennessee received the top ranking overall…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Robert Woolsey- February 8th, 2016

    After a successful internship at Home Depot, Robert Woolsey (MSBA ’12) landed a job with the home improvement giant after graduation. “I was a senior analyst in inventory solutions for about a year and a half,” Woolsey says. “Essentially, we were working on trying to bring some optimization to the import side…

  • MSBA Graduation Numbers- February 4th, 2016

    Out of more than 2,000 graduates who crossed the stage at UT’s fall commencement in December, 33 represented the Master’s of Science Business Analytics program. All of this year’s MSBA grads have already been placed in jobs within the analytics field—within three months of graduation—and the average starting salary is $83,500,…

  • UT Students to Work Historic Super Bowl 50- February 2nd, 2016

    KNOXVILLE—Twelve lucky students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will attend Super Bowl 50 and the historic showdown on football’s biggest stage between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. The Big Orange Combine, now in its 12th year, involves students majoring in communications, marketing, human resources and sports management. The…