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  • 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…

  • MSBA Students Blast Off to Huntsville- February 1st, 2016

    In October, students and staff from the Haslam College of Business traveled to Huntsville, Ala., to visit some of the nation’s top aerospace and defense organizations—NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, Avion Solutions and Boeing. “This was an amazing experience,” says Greg Jackson, one of seventeen MSBA…

  • Business Analytics Student: Gunwoo (Tom) Nam- February 1st, 2016

    Undergraduate University: North Carolina State University Graduation Year (Graduate): 2015 Internship Company: Hanesbrands Inc. Internship Position: Analytics & Optimization Gunwoo (Tom) Nam chose the University of Tennessee because he wanted a hybrid of business and technical skills—and because he saw the MSBA program offering opportunities for real-life application of those skills through capstone courses…

  • Autry Appointed Department Head for Marketing and Supply Chain- January 31st, 2016

    Chad Autry now leads the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business. His role as department head is effective on Feb. 1. Autry, the William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management, sees continued growth for the department and rising prominence within its fields…

  • Social Issue Investing Does Not Increase Value According to UT Study- January 27th, 2016

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is associated with lower shareholder value, according to a new study by Tracie Woidtke, head of the finance department at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business. While examining the role of state and municipal pension funds as activist investors, Woidtke found the…

  • Associate Dean Ranft to Join NC State, Noble Fills Interim New Position- January 18th, 2016

    Annette L. Ranft, senior associate dean of academic affairs and the Reagan Professor of Business at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, has been named the Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean of North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management. The new appointment is effective July 1, 2016.…