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  • No. 1 Worldwide with Bloomberg, Haslam Students Trade $3 Million in Funds- January 30th, 2019

      The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is first in the world for number of students earning Bloomberg Market Concepts certification and first in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) for number of Bloomberg terminals. An average of 1,200 Haslam students yearly earn the certification consisting of e-learning modules…

  • UT Study: Opioid Prescriptions May Impact Labor Force Participation- January 28th, 2019

    Prescription opioids may negatively impact labor force participation and unemployment nationwide, according to findings in a new study co-authored by economists at the University of Tennessee and published in The Journal of Human Resources. The study, which looked at county-level data from across the U.S., found that a 10 percent…

  • Associate Director of Boyd Center Garners Volunteer of the Year Award- January 25th, 2019

    Matthew Murray, associate director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, was recently honored with the Jim Spradley Volunteer of the Year Award in Economic Development. The award, presented annually at the Tennessee Economic Development Council’s fall conference,…

  • UT's Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition Kicks Off Jan. 30- January 22nd, 2019

    UT students, faculty, staff and members of the local community are encouraged to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series presented by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT's Haslam College of Business. The series begins January 30. Winners may receive…

  • Wright Honored by NeXxus as an “Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain”- January 16th, 2019

    NeXxus, a diversity initiative of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI), named Joanne Wright, chief operating officer and vice president of enterprise operations and services for IBM, an “Outstanding Women in Supply Chain” during the institute’s Supply Chain Forum in November.…

  • Renfro Named Director of Corporate Engagement for Haslam- January 14th, 2019

    Blake Barton Renfro recently joined the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as director of corporate engagement for executive programs. Renfro says he was drawn to Haslam because the university’s research and faculty resources are in line with top-tier public research universities. “I’ve already been reaching…

  • Study: Process Excellence Impacts Hospitals’ Competitive Advantage- January 11th, 2019

    With the healthcare industry shifting to value-based payment models, hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery. Joint research from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and Florida International University’s College of Business finds that a focus on…

  • Tennessee Population Tops 6.77 Million in 2018- January 9th, 2019

    New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show Tennessee remained the nation’s 16th most-populous state for the third year in a row in 2018. The data, analyzed by the Tennessee State Data Center, housed in the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College…

  • Smith GLS Class of 2019 Meets with Mayor of Knoxville- January 8th, 2019

    The senior class of the Greg and Lisa Smith Global Leadership Scholars in the Haslam College of Business met with Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero in fall 2018. Rogero offered the students a viewpoint on leadership from outside of the business world. “They hear from our faculty and from business executives,…

  • Kelly Hewett Named Journal of International Marketing Editor in Chief Designate- January 7th, 2019

    Kelly Hewett, associate professor of marketing at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, will be the next editor in chief of the Journal of International Marketing. The American Marketing Association recently announced Hewitt’s four-year term will formally begin on July 1, 2019. “It is a great honor to…