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  • Student CSCMP Chapter Hosts Eight Events in Spring 2018- May 31st, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business’ student chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals hosted eight networking and professional development events in the 2018 spring semester. Much of the funding for these events, as well as the speakers for them, came from Supply Chain Forum sponsors. Sullivan McInturff, president…

  • Haslam Summer Reading List Includes Data Visualization, Financial Markets and Habits of Mind- May 31st, 2018

    Interested in refreshing an area of your business knowledge this summer? We asked experts at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business to share some of their favorite books to add to your summer reading list. From habits of mind to data visualization, the books they’ve selected are…

  • Neel Corporate Governance Center Research Review: 2017-18- May 30th, 2018

    The Neel Corporate Governance Center published and presented an impressive research canon in the 2017-18 academic year. Our 10 research fellows published 15 corporate governance-related papers in top tier outlets and presented at 29 conferences in the U.S. and internationally, including five presentations to professional audiences. They also served as…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards $25,000 to Student Start-Up Businesses- May 29th, 2018

    Two businesses owned by UT students were awarded a total of $25,000 in the spring 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 Generative Genetics and Flo+Co. were selected from a group of eight…

  • Census: Franklin, Tenn., among the Fastest-Growing Large Cities in Nation- May 25th, 2018

    Franklin, Tennessee, is among the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the United States, according to population estimates released May 24 by the U.S. Census Bureau and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center. Among these cities those that also had a population of 50,000 or more, eight of them were…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funds to Six UT Student Start-Up Businesses- May 18th, 2018

      Six UT student start-up businesses were awarded cash prizes in the Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosted the 11th annual entrepreneurial contest. Coonhound, LLC and Generative Genetics took home top prizes of $5,000 each in the lifestyle…

  • Staff Member Who “Launched 1,000 Supply Chain Careers” to Retire- May 17th, 2018

    Dianne Marshall, director of student career management for the marketing and supply chain department and manager of the Supply Chain Forum, will retire from the Haslam College of Business at the end of May. Marshall has helped the Supply Chain Forum grow from a yearly gathering of a dozen professionals…

  • Haslam Student Wins Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?" Competition- May 15th, 2018

    Michael Newton, a first-year student, studies finance at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, and in his spare time runs a company helping his classmates find apartments. Newton recently won the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” competition for his start-up, SWARM, which he launched before…

  • Financial Times Ranks Haslam Third Among Publics for Custom Executive Education- May 14th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is the third most highly-ranked public business school in the country for custom executive education, according to the Financial Times. The college has risen two spots since last year, and also has grown in stature among national and international schools overall.…

  • Creating a Successful National Recruitment and Retention Strategy- May 13th, 2018

    Denise Carpenter, of Haslam's 2017 Executive MBA – Healthcare Leadership OAP, devoted her Organizational Action Project to creating and implementing a recruitment infrastructure. CHALLENGE: For any size organization, employee engagement is an enormous piece of the retention puzzle. Research shows that establishing the employee-company connection—by making people feel valued and part of the…