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  • Dave Clark, Amazon Senior VP, Accepts UT Accomplished Alumni Award- September 30th, 2016

    Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations for Amazon, accepted the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Accomplished Alumni Award on Sept. 29 during his visit to the Haslam College of Business. Clark is responsible for Amazon’s global supply chain and logistics operation. He also oversees the teams managing Amazon’s technology,…

  • Thurman, Graduate Programs Executive Director, Departs for Texas- September 28th, 2016

    Trent Thurman, executive director for graduate programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business, recently announced his departure for the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He will serve as director for McCombs’ master of science in technology commercialization program and a management lecturer.…

  • Parker Awarded Joseph P. Goddard Scholarship by Tennessee SHRM Chapter- September 28th, 2016

    Brittney Parker, a 2016 graduate of the Haslam College of Business, was awarded the Joseph P. Goddard scholarship on Sept. 15 at the Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in management with a collateral in information management, will apply the $4,000 award…

  • UT Joins I-Corps South to Expand Entrepreneurial Training- September 26th, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will receive grant funding to teach technology entrepreneurship, perform research and foster innovation through the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. A public-private partnership, I-Corps was created in 2011 to train researchers to evaluate the commercial potential of their scientific discoveries. The program is…

  • Experts at Boyd Center Economic Forecast Luncheon Bullish on State Economy- September 22nd, 2016

    Associate Director Matt Murray & Director Bill Fox Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray told a crowd of nearly 200 business members on Sept. 8 that the Tennessee economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017. The Boyd Center, housed…

  • Full-Time MBA Class of 2018 Includes More Veterans- September 15th, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business MBA class of 2018 started the fall semester with twice as many military veterans as in previous years. Veterans now account for nearly 13 percent of the 62-person class. “As a group, veterans have a lot of leadership and management experience…

  • Top Golf CEO Ken May Receives Haslam Accomplished Alumni Award- September 14th, 2016

    Ken May, a 1994 MBA graduate, accepted an Accomplished Alumni Award from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business on Sept. 8. During his visit to Knoxville, May shared lessons on leadership with a group of Haslam Greg and Lisa Smith Global Leadership Scholars, explaining how he motivates…

  • UT Business Analytics Forum to Discuss Leveraging the Internet of Things- September 12th, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business will gather analytics experts from across the country Sept. 15–16 to address how to leverage data from new sources at its semiannual Business Analytics Forum. Estimates suggest that by 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet and to each other. Used…

  • U.S. News ranks Haslam College of Business supply chain program No. 3- September 12th, 2016

    The undergraduate supply chain management program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is third in the nation according to rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. Haslam’s supply chain management program rose two spots in the 2017 rankings from fifth last year. The college’s overall undergraduate programs retained their…

  • Faculty Spotlight: Melissa Bowers- September 8th, 2016

    Melissa Bowers is an associate professor and Beaman Professor of Business at the Haslam College of Business. She serves as the director of the Master’s in Business Analytics program. “I came to the University of Tennessee 26 years ago because of the people,” Bowers says. “I was really impressed with…