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  • Composed Under Pressure, Haslam Sales Teams Deliver in Competition- October 29th, 2018

    For Maggie Yewel, an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, this fall’s sales competition at the Professional Sales Forum was not only a lot of fun, but also a key part of her education. “Whether you win or lose, you gain experience that will…

  • UT Study: Tennessee’s Uninsured Rate Up Slightly- October 29th, 2018

    Tennessee’s overall uninsured rate is now at 6.7 percent, an increase from 6.1 percent in 2017 but still well below levels before the Affordable Care Act went into effect in 2014, according to a new report released by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research in the University of…

  • Big Orange Give- October 24th, 2018

    On November 14, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host its sixth annual Big Orange Give, a 24-hour, online giving campaign. Big Orange Give encourages alumni and friends to join together to make philanthropic investments in the university with a goal of $2 million raised and 5,000 donors contributing in…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- October 16th, 2018

    Student-owned start-up businesses seeking funding may now apply to the Boyd Venture Challenge. The seed-fund grant awards up to $20,000 to legally established student 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. The…

  • Distracted Shopping: In-Store Phone Use Linked to Increased Purchases- October 10th, 2018

    Up until now, the take-away for grocery retailers regarding the use of mobile phones in their stores has been bleak, with most evidence pointing to a “blinders” effect that thwarts attempts to capture customers’ attention and encourage impulse buying. A recent study co-authored by Stephanie Noble, Proffitt's Professor in Marketing…

  • Record Number of Haslam Students Studying Abroad- October 8th, 2018

    An increasingly globalized market requires professionals with international knowledge and experience. The Haslam College of Business aims to provide the opportunities and support needed to gain such experience. Sara Easler, Director of the Office of International Programs and Study Abroad, leads the effort to increase student participation in faculty-directed, summer…