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  • Haslam Presses Towards Top 25 with Fundraising Campaign- November 23rd, 2016

    As part of its “Investing in the Journey to the Top 25” campaign, the Haslam College of Business has raised $153 million since 2012 toward a fundraising goal of $175 million. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is pursuing recognition as a Top 25 university over the course of several years,…

  • Lee Scott, former Wal-Mart CEO, talks retail lessons at Graduate Business Symposium- November 23rd, 2016

    Lee Scott, chairman of the BDT Capital advisory board and former CEO of Wal-Mart, spoke in early November, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business First Tennessee Foundation Graduate Business Symposium. Scott is widely credited for reinvigorating Wal-Mart's mission and transforming the company into a respected corporate…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Stefan Partin- November 22nd, 2016

    Stefan Partin earned his bachelor of science in business administration from the Haslam College of Business in 2011. For the next few years, he worked first as a business manager for the Tennessee Solar Energy Association and then as an account executive at Alternate Renewable Innovative Economic Solutions for Energy…

  • GeoAir Wins Fall 2016 Vol Court Pitch Competition- November 21st, 2016

    GeoAir, a startup company founded by MBA candidate Alex Adams, won top prize at last week’s fall 2016 Vol Court Pitch Competition. The company beat 18 competitors to take first place at the competition, which was hosted by UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. GeoAir gives a faster, more precise…

  • UT College of Engineering, Haslam College of Business Open Big Data Analytics Lab- November 21st, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and IBM have announced a new computational lab and education initiative devoted to analytics that will enable the university to store large amounts of unstructured data in a security-rich environment while providing students and researchers the processing systems necessary to analyze it. Established with technology…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Miller Moore- November 17th, 2016

    Miller Moore joined the US Navy while he was attending the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as an undergraduate student. “I got a bachelor’s of science in material science and engineering in 2009,” Moore says. “After graduation, I spent five years on active duty in Washington, D.C., serving as an engineer…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards $35,000 to UT Student Startups- November 15th, 2016

    KNOXVILLE—The fall 2016 Boyd Venture Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to four University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student startup companies to advance their businesses. Prometheus, SimPath, GeoAir and In With the Old were selected from a group of 15 applicants. The businesses were pitched to a panel of six judges…

  • Haslam Accounting and Undergraduate Programs Top New Rankings- November 15th, 2016

    The Haslam College of Business’ undergraduate and accounting programs are among the best in the country, according to two recent rankings. Poets & Quants listed Haslam’s undergraduate degree 13th among public universities. Haslam ranked 32nd among all institutions and 10th in quality of educational experience. This category depended on a…

  • Business Analytics Student: Bertilla Miao- November 15th, 2016

    Bertilla Miao chose to pursue an MSBA at the Haslam College of Business because she wanted a full-time program with equal emphasis on technical and soft skills. “I was looking for a blend of analytics and business,” she says. “Here, I feel very balanced in my development.” After earning a…

  • Sandra MacQuillan Speaks at Supply Chain Forum, Receives Award- November 15th, 2016

    Sandra MacQuillan, chief supply chain officer at Kimberly-Clark, keynoted the University of Tennessee’s Supply Chain Forum on Wednesday, November 9. The Haslam College of Business’ Nexxus group also presented MacQuillan with its first ever Distinguished Women in Supply Chain award. "It's an honor to receive this award and represent women…