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  • New UT Study Highlights Obstacles, Possibilities for Women in Supply Chain- October 31st, 2019

    Women make up 40 percent of the workforce in supply chain organizations, yet only 15 percent of these firms have female representation at the executive levels, recent research shows. To help understand this disparity, the latest white paper from the Global Supply Chain Institute in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee,…

  • Haslam MBA Garners First International Ranking- October 31st, 2019

    The full-time MBA program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business ranks at No. 21 among U.S. public universities, according to the Economist. The WhichMBA ranking, released by the magazine on Thursday, October 31, rates the Haslam MBA as No. 79 in the world. Among the top…

  • UT Student Entrepreneurs Win US Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Awards- October 25th, 2019

        Growing up, UT student entrepreneurs Jeremy Piper, Dalton Maddox, Christopher Mikulec, and Michael Richards enjoyed hundreds of nights camping outdoors. Now, they’re making it their business to help others experience the same joy. “One of the main reasons people don’t camp is lack of experience,” said Piper. “We…

  • Graduate and Executive Education Degree Courses Now Enrolling- October 23rd, 2019

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business is currently enrolling talented students and working professionals for its graduate and executive degree offerings. Haslam’s programs are widely recognized for assignments that mirror the real world and provide the opportunity for immediate impact in the workplace.   The college's Executive MBA…

  • Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Now Total More than $2 Million in Funding- October 22nd, 2019

    In the summer of 2019, some 29 grants totaling $694,000 were awarded to faculty members to pursue high-quality research. Now in its sixth year, the Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards have funded more than $2 million total in faculty research.  “The number of awards grew from 20 in 2018 to…

  • Food ordering app wins fall 2019 Vol Court Pitch Competition- October 15th, 2019

    YouEat, a mobile application offering a social solution to online food ordering, won first place in the fall 2019 Vol Court Pitch Competition hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Seniors Ashley Chen and Frank Gao pitched YouEat in the semiannual competition. Gao…

  • Study: Focus on the relationship, not the deal, for best contract results- October 11th, 2019

    Conventional purchasing contracts can devolve to the point that signees are engaged in a zero-sum war of attrition, each trying to force concessions from the other. Even if one “wins,” neither is better off because of time lost in conflict, ill-will, fatigue and burned bridges that linger after the battle. …

  • UT Ranked No. 23 in Operations Research- October 8th, 2019

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently came in at No. 23 nationally for its contributions to operations research practice literature in the 12th Rothkopf Rankings. The rankings were published in the INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics. “It is rewarding to see our faculty’s contributions to the practice literature in operations research…

  • Ford Joins Haslam as Accounting Lecturer- October 3rd, 2019

    Ron Ford (HCB, ’84) has been hired as a lecturer in Graduate and Executive Education (GEE) and the Department of Accounting and Information Management in the Haslam College of Business. He assumed his new role on August 1.   Ford’s background includes a range of corporate officer roles in several different…

  • UT Study: Uninsured Up Slightly in Tennessee, but TennCare Satisfaction High- October 3rd, 2019

    Affordability continues to be a major hindrance to obtaining health insurance as the percentage of all Tennesseans, adults and children, without coverage increased from 6.7 percent in 2018 to 6.9 percent this year, according to a new report by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University…