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  • Haslam Students Pass Supply Chain Professional Certification- December 22nd, 2017

    Eleven students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business achieved Level One SCPro certification from Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in December. The industry certification requires candidates to demonstrate their knowledge on comprehensive aspects of supply chain management through a written exam. SCPro Level One…

  • Four End-of-Year Moves the Average Investor Misses Out On- December 21st, 2017

    The end of the year is a great time to take stock of your stocks, says Laura Cole, director of the Master's Investment Learning Center and a senior lecturer in finance at the Haslam College of Business. Here are four key strategies that Cole, who spent 15 years managing funds…

  • Learning by Giving: Haslam Students Learn Nonprofit Strategy- December 20th, 2017

    As the holidays approach, the thoughts of many turn to charity for those in need. Once the season draws to a close, however, nonprofit organizations throughout the Knoxville area will continue in their efforts to support others. Students in the Haslam College of Business Learning by Giving class contributed to…

  • Report: Tennessee, US Economies to Continue Growing in 2018- December 19th, 2017

    The Tennessee and national economies will continue to have sustained growth in 2018, according to a report released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. “The economy is on a roll, and growth should continue into 2018 and beyond,” Matt Murray, associate director…

  • MBA Students Place in Deloitte Case Competition- December 14th, 2017

    A team of MBA students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business placed second in the Deloitte Supply Chain Challenge hosted at Brigham Young University earlier this month. Michelle Davis, one of the team members, said the tight deadline and competitive environment, as well as ambiguities in…

  • UT Students Use Data to Help Local Nonprofits- December 13th, 2017

    UT student Jacob Tankersley has spent the fall semester using Google AdWords for Nonprofits in order to raise awareness about The Restoration House, a local nonprofit that helps single mothers and their children get back on their feet. The organization offers transitional housing, ally teams and family advocacy programs. Tankersley…

  • Faculty Spotlight: Adam Petrie- December 13th, 2017

    Adam Petrie earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in astronomy before he decided to go back to school to pursue a completely different academic direction. “I got a degree in statistics and operations research at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute,” he says. While there, Petrie also earned his doctorate in 2007, focusing…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Heather Hubbard Morgan- December 13th, 2017

    Morgan (MSBA ’15) was in the midst of a successful career as CFO of a local bank when she became enamored with analytics. “I read a book called ‘Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to be Smart’ by Ian Ayres, and it pretty much changed the trajectory of…

  • MSBA Student Spotlight: Ashton Parks- December 12th, 2017

    Before she came to the Haslam College of Business, Ashton Parks spent more than five years traveling the world as a model. “I worked with major corporations such as Intel, Marc Jacobs, Cosmopolitan, and Champion in 26 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas,” she says. “I became really interested…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards Funding to Two Student Startups- December 11th, 2017

      Two businesses owned by UT students were recently awarded a total of $25,000 in the fall 2017 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosted the seed fund grant competition. EasyWhip, a surgical tool, and Campus Car, a ridesharing company, were selected…