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  • Haslam Faculty, Staff Give in Record Numbers to Big Orange Family Campaign- March 31st, 2017

    The fourth annual Big Orange Family Campaign was the Haslam College of Business’ most successful to date. Almost 99 percent of the college’s faculty and staff donated back to the university during this campus-wide initiative. “This is an incredible testament to how the faculty and staff feel about the Haslam…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- March 30th, 2017

    The application period for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester, opens March 30. The competition is sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The challenge is…

  • Haslam Master’s in Business Analytics Nominated for National Prize- March 29th, 2017

    The Haslam College of Business’ Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is one of three finalists for the UPS George D. Smith Prize presented by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). “The George D. Smith Prize is the most prestigious award given to an academic analytics…

  • UT Hosts Inaugural Business Diversity Consortium March 30–April 1- March 28th, 2017

    UT’s Haslam College of Business will host the inaugural Tennessee Business Diversity Consortium March 30–April 1. The professional development event is open to undergraduate diverse business students from across the state. “The students selected to participate have exhibited exemplary campus and community involvement along with a passion for diversity, inclusion, and engagement,”…

  • Census: Nashville, Knoxville Areas Continue to Lead the State in Population Growth- March 24th, 2017

    KNOXVILLE—Tennessee’s overall population continues to grow, with the Nashville and Knoxville metropolitan areas seeing the fastest growth rates in the state, according to the 2016 estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Tennessee’s 2016 population was 6.65 million, which was 0.9 percent more than in 2015. The state ranks…

  • Willems named Deputy Editor of Analytics Journal- March 24th, 2017

    Sean Willems, Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, was recently named deputy editor of Interfaces, a flagship publication of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The peer-reviewed journal focuses on the theoretical and practical application of analytics in industry. Willems will serve a renewable three-year term as deputy…

  • Two Haslam Students Awarded CAT Fellowship to Attend National Conference- March 22nd, 2017

    Two students from the Haslam College of Business will attend the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference thanks to a gift from Caterpillar, Inc. The recipients, Joshua Caddell and Michael Stovall, join the Caterpillar Supply Network Fellow program in its inaugural year. Doug Gray, general manager for…

  • Mintha Roach, KUB President and CEO, Shares Business Insight With Haslam Women- March 21st, 2017

    When Mintha Roach (HCB, ’74) graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a degree in personnel management, she started her career in business during what she describes as “a very different time.” Now president and CEO of the Knoxville Utilities Board, she was back at the Haslam College of…

  • UT to Host SBIR Grant Information Session April 4- March 21st, 2017

    KNOXVILLE—Learn how to participate in federal Small Business Innovation Research grants at the SBIR Informational Session at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The session will be held at 4 p.m. April 4 in West Wing Room 440 of the Haslam Business Building, 1000 Volunteer Blvd.  The event is hosted by…

  • Simple Supplements Wins Spring 2017 Vol Court Pitch Competition- March 20th, 2017

    A simpler, less messy approach to protein supplements helped UT junior Florin Matei take home the top prize at this year’s Vol Court Pitch Competition. Simple Supplements, a startup founded by Matei, beat 18 competitors to take first place. Vol Court is hosted twice a year by the Anderson Center…