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  • From Cadbury Chocolates to Corporate Social Responsibility, Haslam Students Market Sustainability- March 29th, 2018

    A chocolate eagerly unwrapped in a child’s hand may taste all the sweeter when sustainably sourced. Motivating consumers to pluck sustainable sweets from grocery store shelves, however, has posed a business challenge with which even large companies like Mondelez International, maker of Cadbury Creme Eggs, struggle. Students enrolled in Corporate Social…

  • Death and Taxes: Five Ways to Keep It in Perspective- March 26th, 2018

    Should I work with a certified public accountant (CPA)? What happens if I get audited? Taxes can generate substantial anxiety—yet, as Benjamin Franklin famously once said, nothing is certain except for death and taxes. The vast majority of Americans file each year without problems and move on with their lives.…

  • Census: Nashville Continues to Lead State’s Population Growth- March 22nd, 2018

    The Nashville metropolitan area continued to see its population grow faster than the rest of the state’s in 2017. A look at the individual counties that make up the region show most of that growth taking place in the counties surrounding Davidson County, according to the 2017 population estimates released…

  • Haslam MBA Reaches the Top 25 Among Publics in U.S. News Ranking- March 20th, 2018

    The MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has risen to 22nd place among public universities in the 2019 Best Business Schools rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The full-time program gained 10 spots over its previous ranking, placing at No. 44 among public…

  • Student Spotlight: Zach Schuster- March 20th, 2018

    After working at an insurance firm for a year, Zach Schuster realized he was in a rut. “Every Monday morning, I wanted it to be Friday afternoon,” he says. “I was 22 years old and already wishing a large portion of my life away.” Schuster had returned to his home…

  • MSBA Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Beatty- March 20th, 2018

    After earning an undergraduate degree in mathematics, Beatty began searching for a graduate program in business analytics. “It’s such a newly renovated field, and I knew potential employers wanted to hire well-rounded individuals,” she says. “A friend of mine went through Haslam’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program, which…

  • Faculty Profile: Wei Zheng- March 20th, 2018

    When Wei Zheng joined the Haslam College of Business faculty in 2017, he brought a wealth of mathematical and statistical research experience with him. “My career path is not typical in a business college,” Zheng says. “I was a statistics major in a math department for both my undergraduate and…

  • Commencement Speaker Scott Niswonger to Receive Honorary Degree- March 19th, 2018

    Scott Niswonger, who turned his passion for aviation into several thriving businesses with annual sales of more than $1 billion, will be recognized on May 10, 2018, with an honorary degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. He also will deliver the college’s commencement address on that…

  • Atlanta Federal Reserve CEO to Speak at Knoxville Economics Forum- March 15th, 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. The annual event is…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- March 8th, 2018

    Student-owned start-up businesses seeking funding can apply to the Boyd Venture Challenge, beginning now. The seed-fund grant awards up to $20,000 to legally established student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester. The competition is hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business.…