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  • Haslam Tells Scholars of Distinction: ‘Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained’- March 16th, 2017

    When the Haslam College of Business’ Supply Chain Management Scholars of Distinction visited the headquarters of Pilot Flying J in Knoxville in February, they got a firsthand impression of how the company operates on a day-to-day basis and how alumni have flourished in that environment. The 19 University of Tennessee,…

  • Haslam Climbs 9 Spots in U.S. News & World Report Rankings- March 14th, 2017

    The Haslam College of Business MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, jumped nine spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools ranking. The college is now 29th among public universities nationwide and 54th overall. Haslam’s graduate supply chain program was rated sixth among public universities nationwide and eighth overall, a ranking it retained…

  • Graduate Students Visit Huntsville, Alabama, Aerospace and Defense Employers- March 2nd, 2017

    A career orientation trip led by the Aerospace & Defense Business Institute of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business gave 15 graduate students an opportunity to visit some of the nation’s top aerospace and defense industry employers in the Huntsville, Alabama, area on Feb. 23-24. “It was…

  • Haslam to Host Expert on National Physician Burnout Epidemic- March 2nd, 2017

    Doctors throughout the nation felt the pinch of burnout at rates ranging from 40 to 55 percent during 2016, according to a report by Medscape, an industry news source. In light of these critical levels of burnout, UT’s Haslam College of Business and The University of Tennessee Medical Center will host Dike Drummond from noon…

  • Personal Loss Leads to Research Gains- March 2nd, 2017

    Researchers from the Haslam College of Business, working with two other East Tennessee institutions, have found a correlation between the life expectancy of metastatic breast cancer patients and a treatment plan based on primary tumor receptors rather than metastatic tumors. The presence of tumor receptors — proteins that indicate whether the…

  • UT's Anderson Center Accepting Applications for 2017 Graves Business Plan Competition- February 23rd, 2017

    KNOXVILLE—The application period for the 10th annual Graves Business Plan Competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will open Feb. 27. The competition, sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business, awards cash prizes to promising undergraduate student startup businesses or business ideas.…

  • Report Evaluates Options for Funding Tennessee’s Infrastructure Needs- February 15th, 2017

    Tennessee’s General Assembly has two roadway funding proposals this session to address long-term funding of its infrastructure. A report released today by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research reviews the broader economic impacts of each. The report, Evaluating Options for Funding Tennessee’s Infrastructure Needs, compares the two proposals and focuses on their…

  • UT Study Identifies Best Practices for Supply Chain Transparency- February 9th, 2017

    A new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Global Supply Chain Institute outlines the best practices for leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit. The study describes six key practices: embracing sustainability as a major business driver, developing a culture of transparency, partnering with sustainable suppliers, ensuring traceability to…

  • In Visiting Cuba, Haslam Students Gain New Perspectives- January 31st, 2017

    Shuffling in from the January cold, a group of 17 rising Haslam College of Business sophomores shed their coats and layers of sweaters to sit together and reflect on their trip to Cuba during December. Not only did they reminisce about the Caribbean weather, they swapped stories about the experiences…

  • Report: Tennessee, US Economies to Stay Steady in 2017- January 26th, 2017

    KNOXVILLE—The Tennessee and U.S. economies are projected to stay on “steady footing” in 2017, but some unknown factors, like a new administration and Congress, could have an effect on the path of growth, according to a report released by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University…