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  • Business Analytics and Statistics Faculty Earn Tenure, Promotions- August 31st, 2020

    A trio of Business Analytics and Statistics faculty members in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently received some good news: Wei Zheng, an associate professor was granted tenure; Haileab Hilafu was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor; and Adam Petrie was promoted to…

  • Haslam Professor First Recipient of Healthcare Supply Chain Performance Award- August 28th, 2020

    Randy V. Bradley, professor of information systems and supply chain management in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Dean S. Ammer Award for Healthcare Supply Chain Performance Excellence. The award is presented by Bellwether League Inc.,…

  • Business Professor Earns NSF Grant- August 27th, 2020

    In July, the National Science Foundation announced new research grants for 2020, including one to Emre Demirkaya of the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business. Demirkaya received $200,000 to support a three-year study on “High-Dimensional Interaction Detection and Nonparametric Inference.”…

  • Can Supply Chain Integrity Predict Sustainability?- August 26th, 2020

    Led by values-driven millennial consumers, the market is putting considerable pressure on companies to be ethically responsible, part of the increasing focus on companies’ environmental, social and financial performance. To quantify a company’s corporate integrity in this new era, sustainable supply chain management aims for good outcomes across four categories:…

  • UT's Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition Kicks Off Sept. 2- August 25th, 2020

    UT students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the local community, are encouraged to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, beginning September 2. The semi-annual pitch competition and speaker series is presented by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business at the…

  • Craft Breweries Emphasize Independence to Remain Distinctive- August 24th, 2020

    Small, craft-based businesses often position themselves in contrast to the values, processes and methods of large, incumbent competitors. When larger companies copy or acquire the products and services that made those smaller firms unique, what can members of the craft-based category do to remain distinctive?  David Williams, associate professor of…

  • New Director of Partnerships Appointed for Haslam Aerospace & Defense- August 20th, 2020

    Byron Risner has been named director of Aerospace and Defense Partnerships for the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In his new position, Risner will be responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with both commercial and DoD organizations for graduate and executive education (GEE). Additionally, he…

  • Avient Corporation Sponsors Career Leadership Day at Haslam- August 20th, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is hosting its third annual Career Leadership Day on August 21 for incoming students of its full-time graduate degree programs. Coordinated through Haslam’s Office of Career Management for graduate and executive education, the event is sponsored by Haslam employer partner Avient.…

  • Students Use Summer Months to Build New Skills- August 19th, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted school and work routines for people around the world. With many internships cancelled and few businesses hiring seasonal workers over the summer, some students from the Haslam College of Business took advantage of the unexpected free time to learn new skills and expand their knowledge.…

  • Volunteers in Action: Haslam Family Continues Commitment to UT with $40 Million Gift to Haslam College of Business- August 18th, 2020

    Continuing a pattern of transformative philanthropy to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Natalie and Jim Haslam, Dee and Jimmy Haslam and Crissy and Bill Haslam have made a $40 million gift to the Haslam College of Business aimed at the continued elevation of its national reputation and mission of developing future…