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  • Peters, Haslam Alum and Fulbright Scholar, Publishes Book on Russia Sanctions- July 30th, 2018

    For Eric Peters, a recent graduate in economics and international business from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, a keen interest in research led to opportunities he never imagined. Peters recently lived in Hungary for a time through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program where he analyzed the…

  • Six Quick Questions on Tax-Free Weekend- July 27th, 2018

    Tennessee’s annual tax-free weekend kicks off Friday, giving consumers across the state an opportunity to stock up on school supplies, computers, shoes and clothing without having to pay the sales tax. LeAnn Luna, a business professor with appointments in the Department of Accounting and Information Management and the Boyd Center…

  • Laugh With The Boss: New Research Points to Benefits of Spreading Cheer Up The Chain- July 26th, 2018

    Studies about humor in the workplace often focus on the relationship between leaders and team members, with an emphasis on the leaders’ behavior. That’s a logical approach, says Nancy Scott, director of leadership development programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, but it is only one…

  • PEMBA Alum Applies Blockchain Technology to Physician Credentials- July 25th, 2018

    For Keel Coleman (PEMBA, ’16), inspiration came in the form of a problem, a new technology, and the Physician Executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Coleman is an emergency physician at the Carillion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia. He has long been frustrated by…

  • MSBA Student Spotlight: David Holt- July 24th, 2018

    David Holt came to the Haslam College of Business in 2015 as an undergraduate student after a 13-year career in the US Army. He grew up overseas, but when his family returned to the U.S., they came back to Knoxville. “I have a very University of Tennessee-centric family,” he says.…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Martin- July 24th, 2018

    Victoria Martin started out as an undergraduate in nuclear engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, but changed her trajectory while working for Siemens Healthineers during her last two years of school. “Even though my engineering degree was helpful, it seemed more of a complement to the analytical work they…

  • Haslam Launches MBA Marketing Campaign to Showcase Top-Ranked Programs- July 23rd, 2018

    A new marketing campaign from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business seeks to let the public know there is more than one format for MBA program delivery and one of them may be right for you. “One MBA, Seven Ways,” which launched in June through Graduate and…

  • Faculty Spotlight: Robert Mee- July 22nd, 2018

    A member of the Haslam College of Business faculty since 1989, Robert Mee is the William and Sara Clark Professor of Business Analytics and teaches statistics courses for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, as well as a popular first-year studies course called “The Question of God.” In 2016, Mee applied…

  • Future proofing your supply chain- July 21st, 2018

    Afsal Rauf Global supply chains are witnessing an unprecedented shift in power. The age old phrase “The Customer is King” was more lip service than reality until now. The advancement of technology has led to the empowerment of consumers - “the ultimate customers”. They want it all and they want…

  • Alumni Donate Software to Prepare Students for the Future of Transportation- July 9th, 2018

    Every day, 3.5 million truck drivers take to the open road. A large portion of these drivers haul loads selected for them by freight brokers based on static information that can be weeks out of date. Truckers often head to pick up a load or travel back home from one…