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  • Haslam Students Help Devise New Retention Strategy for the University- February 9th, 2018

    Three Haslam College of Business student interns helped the provost's office find a segment of at-risk first-time freshmen who were previously falling through the cracks. The Office of the Provost enlisted the help of undergraduate business analytics students Bryce Curtsinger and Tanner Martin, who both graduated in May, and graduate…

  • Haslam Professor Nominated for Highest Award for Analytics Research- February 7th, 2018

    Sean Willems, a professor in the Haslam College of Business, earned a spot among six finalists for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences’ (INFORMS) Franz Edelman Award. The award recognizes the most substantial achievements improving life and work through analytics and is regarded as the highest honor…

  • Successful New Product Innovation Requires Supply Chain Insight, According to UT Study- February 6th, 2018

    Innovation is an imperative in the business world, but of the tens of thousands of new products launched each year, an estimated 80-90 percent fail. A new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Supply Chain Institute suggests some of the fault resides in the tendency of organizations to…

  • In New Product Development Class, Haslam Students Turn Research into Marketshare- February 2nd, 2018

    Erica Grant, a doctoral student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, spent the fall semester taking an undergraduate class in the Haslam College of Business that might change the course of her career. Haslam’s Product Development class helped her find a practical, marketable application for her research in quantum information.  …

  • Bitcoin: Five Questions and Five Answers- February 1st, 2018

    Is Bitcoin a bubble, or will it permanently change the way financial systems work? Andy Puckett, a professor of finance at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, says the answer could be both. “The research we have on bubbles points to the fact that it's really hard…

  • Save the Date: Atlanta Federal Reserve CEO to speak in Knoxville on March 23- February 1st, 2018

    Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the spring Knoxville Economics Forum on March 23. Bostic, who took office in June, is responsible for monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services for the Atlanta Fed. He also…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Erwin- February 1st, 2018

    After graduating with his Master of Science in Business Analytics from the Haslam College of Business in 2015, Ryan Erwin joined PwC as an analytics associate. His first project at the firm was working on a team to build an app to make financial due diligence easier. “That took about…

  • Student Spotlight: Ryan Eberle- February 1st, 2018

    Ryan Eberle’s interest in the intersection of mathematics and sports goes back to his time as an undergraduate student at Carson-Newman University. “I was a math major and played on the baseball team,” he says. During a summer internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, he met a few coworkers who…