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  • Physician Leadership Symposium Draws Audience of Physician Executive MBA Alumni and Students- May 16th, 2016

    A panel of physicians from around the country gathered April 29-30 at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for a symposium on current health care topics including the future of health care reform, achieving population health in specific markets and improving organizational performance. The symposium…

  • MBA Students Provide Nearly 5,000 Hours of Nonprofit Consulting- May 15th, 2016

    Graduate students from UT’s Haslam College of Business contributed 4,624 consulting hours to area nonprofit and governmental organizations this semester. The students, who are pursuing a Master of Business Administration, worked free of charge as part of the college’s Innovation in Practice capstone course. After learning a consulting process in…

  • Smith Named UT 2015-16 Outstanding Faculty Mentor- May 11th, 2016

    Anne Smith, head of the management department in the Haslam College of Business, has been selected as a University of Tennessee Undergraduate Faculty Research Mentor of the Year. Smith is one of four recipients at the university for the 2015-16 academic year. The campuswide award was bestowed by the university’s…

  • Seven Student Startups Awarded in Graves Undergraduate Business Plan Competition- May 10th, 2016

    Seven student startups were awarded cash prizes in the ninth annual University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Graves Undergraduate Business Plan Competition last week. High Growth Category First Place: David Herberich and Jesse McCrary — ImmersaCad Second Place: Dimitriy Petrov and Zach Issacs — Amerus Enterprises Third Place (tie): Taylor Adkins (w/Thomas West, a student…

  • Anonymous Donors Endow Undergraduate Business Plan in Honor of Graves- May 9th, 2016

    Tom Graves & Stephen L. Mangum When Tom Graves was called to Dean Steve Mangum’s office the last week in April, he had no clue what was about to happen. “It was a strange group of people in the meeting,” Graves said. He was joined by Lynn Youngs, executive director…

  • Frederick W. Smith and Tim Williams to Speak at Haslam’s 2016 Graduations- May 9th, 2016

    Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, and Tim Williams, co-founder of 21st Century Mortgage, will deliver the Haslam College of Business’s 2016 commencement addresses. Smith will speak during the undergraduate graduation ceremony on May 13 and also will receive an honorary doctorate in business. Williams will address Haslam’s graduate students during…