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  • Boyd Venture Challenge Awards Funding to Four UT Student Startups- June 30th, 2020

    Four businesses owned by students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were awarded a total of $30,000 in seed funds in the spring 2020 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosts the annual grant competition. Start-up companies Brakefields LLC, Rolling…

  • New Study Reveals Insights into the State of the Supply Chain Industry- June 29th, 2020

    With dire worldwide health threats, environmental upheavals, geopolitical tensions, delivery channel pressures and workforce demographic shifts, the supply chain faces its most dynamic period of change in modern times. As a consequence, risk management and recovery planning are now at the forefront of many shippers' planning. Meanwhile, the impact of…

  • Undergraduate Enrollment for Haslam Summer Classes Rises- June 23rd, 2020

    As COVID-19 continues to create an atmosphere of uncertainty around the world, institutions of higher learning are anxious to see how the pandemic might affect enrollment. For the Haslam College of Business, the response to its 2020 undergraduate summer courses has been an encouraging sign. The college has seen an…

  • Haslam Faculty Members Receive 28 Summer Research Grants- June 19th, 2020

    The 2020 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 28 grants totaling $683,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. Now in its seventh year, the program has funded nearly $3 million in faculty research. “Summer research grants help some of our most productive scholars…

  • University Receives Approval to House Federal Research Data Center- June 17th, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received approval from the U.S. Census Bureau to house a research data center (RDC) on campus. The center will be a branch of Atlanta's Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC), which is a partnership between the Census Bureau and a consortium that includes UT…

  • UT Study Identifies Best Practices to Synchronize Your Supply Chain- June 15th, 2020

    Benchmark supply chains are early adopters of end-to-end strategies (E2E) that create competitive advantages (lean, TPM, six sigma, etc.). To maintain these gains, leading companies are now working to synchronize their three Ps – physical assets, business processes and people systems – with their core business drivers. The goal? Achieving…

  • Handheld Scanners Offer Benefits for Both Retailers and Consumers- June 11th, 2020

    As more retailers are integrating handheld scanners into their stores, anecdotal evidence has been mixed regarding whether or not the devices increase consumer sales. Stephanie Noble, marketing professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has written a study examining this question. “The Sales Impact of Using…

  • Collins Honored With Teaching Award- June 9th, 2020

    Mark Collins, distinguished lecturer of marketing and director of technology-enhanced education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, is the 2020 winner of the Lee and Allison Herring Endowed Teaching Fellowship in Marketing. Allison Herring, who graduated from Haslam in 2019, was a marketing major and member…

  • Haslam Alumnus to Serve on American Accounting Association Board- June 8th, 2020

    Giorgio Gotti (HCB, ’03, ’07) has been elected to the 2020-21 board of directors for the American Accounting Association. He will serve as the board’s director focusing on international. Since 2011, Gotti has served on the faculty of the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas at El…

  • Alumnus Unites Interests Through Integrated Business and Engineering Program- June 5th, 2020

    A passionate Big Orange fan with a mother and older sister who graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Linden Hardee’s college preference was never in doubt. The Brentwood native’s major, however, was more complicated. An initial plan to major in engineering was upended by his realization of a passion…