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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • University of Tennessee Faculty Hosts International Analytics Conference- November 14th, 2016

    Bogdan Bichescu, an associate professor of management science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is serving as program chair for the annual conference of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). Seven faculty members from the Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering join him on…

  • Faculty Spotlight: William Seaver- November 14th, 2016

    William Seaver originally came to the Haslam College of Business in 1988 as a visiting professor from Virginia Tech. Later, he left academia to spend several years working in industry before returning to the University of Tennessee in 1993. Seaver earned his bachelor’s and master’s of business administration degrees at…

  • Immersion Trips Expose Executive MBA to International Policy and Business Climate- November 14th, 2016

    When Haslam Executive MBA students make their site visits throughout the world each year, they have opportunities to be immersed in the structures around which global business is built. Recently, some of their destinations have included: Washington, D.C.; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru; Shanghai, China; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. During…

  • Haslam Student Leadership Council to Advise College Administration- November 13th, 2016

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has formed a new leadership group that will represent student organizations and serve as an advisory to the college. Jack Dodson, president of the newly formed Student Leadership Council and a senior management major, said the 22-member group meets monthly and…

  • PepsiCo Sponsors Haslam Supply Chain Case Competition- November 10th, 2016

    Six representatives from PepsiCo helped judge an annual supply chain competition at the Haslam College of Business on Friday, November 4. This marked the competition’s fourth year but the first in which PepsiCo sponsored. The competition is used as a feeder for selecting and preparing students for the national Intermodal…

  • Haslam Accounting Professor Presents at Securities and Exchange Commission- November 10th, 2016

    When Lauren Cunningham, assistant professor of accounting and information management, traveled to Washington, D.C., in late October for a joint conference of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and Journal of Accounting Research, she also stopped at the Securities and Exchange Commission to present her research. Cunningham’s attendance at the…