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  • UT’s Haslam College of Business 32nd Among Public Undergrad Programs- December 18th, 2018

    Poets & Quants has named the undergraduate education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as the 32nd best among public institutions in 2018. The rankings, released on Thursday, Dec. 13, were based on a representative survey of nearly 13,000 alumni as well as school-reported data. Students…

  • Report: Tennessee Economy Expected to See Continued Growth in 2019- December 17th, 2018

    On the heels of very strong growth in 2018, experts project that Tennessee and the US will see sustained economic growth in 2019 with the potential that growth could slow as the economy confronts tightening labor markets and rising interest rates. Patterns of slower growth typically follow many years of…

  • Physician and Mom Brings Baby to Haslam PEMBA, Both Earn Diplomas- December 14th, 2018

    Undertaking an executive MBA program while working can be a challenging prospect on its own. Deborah “Deb” Vinton entered the Physician Executive MBA (PEMBA) program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business in January 2018 while working full time and caring for two young sons and a…

  • ACS: Spring Hill, Nashville Metro Lead Fastest-Growing Areas in Census Release- December 12th, 2018

    The Spring Hill and Thompson’s Station communities showed the highest growth in the state, according to the American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. Since the last data release in 2012, the census tracts—located south of Nashville and roughly bounded by Interstate 65,…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards Funding to UT Student Startups- December 10th, 2018

      Three businesses owned by students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded a total of $25,000 in the fall 2018 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosted the seed-fund grant competition. Start-up companies Qardian Labs, Winter Innovations and…

  • Haslam MBA Ranked 26th Globally by Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education- December 6th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has been ranked 26th globally in the one-year MBA category by the Wall Street Journal and the London-based Times Higher Education. Results from the two organizations’ first-ever analysis were released today, Dec. 6.  “We’ve long known our business programs to be…

  • Amazon’s Dave Clark Discusses Innovation, Nashville Operations Center, at Global Supply Chain Forum- November 20th, 2018

    When Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations for Amazon, spoke in Knoxville at the Global Supply Chain Forum on November 14, he shared more than insight into his company’s worldwide supply chain strategies with members. “Twenty years ago I was at this very same forum looking to start…

  • Quantum Lock Wins Fall 2018 Vol Court Pitch Competition- November 20th, 2018

    A smart lock with increased security technology won the top prize at this semester’s Vol Court Pitch Competition. Erica Grant, a UT graduate student from Richmond, Virginia, pitched Quantum Lock in the semiannual competition and speaker series hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. Grant…

  • UT Alumni Honored at Annual Haslam College of Business Gala- November 19th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business toasted the achievements of three alumni and one corporate partner at its tenth annual Alumni Awards Gala on November 9. Approximately 350 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college attended the celebration. The event included cocktails and a silent auction followed…

  • Chairman of White House Council of Economic Advisers to Speak in Knoxville- November 15th, 2018

    Kevin A. Hassett Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Kevin A. Hassett, an expert in the field of public finance, will speak at the Knoxville Economics Forum in downtown Knoxville later this month. Hassett, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Sept. 13, 2017, and sworn into office the…