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  • HanesBrands Chief Analytics Officer Named President of Haslam Business Analytics Advisory Board- February 5th, 2020

    Ben Martin, chief data analytics officer for HanesBrands, has been appointed president of the advisory board for the Department of Business Analytics & Statistics in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Martin has served as a board member since 2017. Michael Galbreth, head of the department, says Martin’s history and ties…

  • Haslam College of Business Honors Newsome for Supply Chain Support- February 4th, 2020

    At its January Advisory Board meeting, the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) in The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, presented Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), with the Distinguished Service Award. The award honors Newsome’s numerous, exemplary contributions to the field and to the Haslam College of Business.…

  • Using Social Media to Combat Bad Experiences- February 4th, 2020

    With an estimated 40 percent of consumers following their favorite brands on social media, marketers now have ongoing opportunities to engage with and influence their audiences. The types of posts shared by those marketers can impact how brands weather trials and storms. According to a recent study from Haslam College…

  • UT Researchers Find “Thinking Hurts Liking” Your Favorite Super Bowl Ads- January 30th, 2020

    If a particular advertisement tickled your fancy during the Super Bowl , it was likely connected with your heart, not your head.  That’s according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business study focused on how viewers respond to advertisements when they engage in cross-media consumption. Neeraj Bharadwaj, professor of marketing,…

  • UT Study: Driverless Cars Will Reshape Tennessee Economy, Everyday Life- January 27th, 2020

    Big changes are in store for Tennesseans over the next decade, according to a new study. It finds that the rise of driverless cars and transition to electric vehicles will not only open new opportunities in the state, but also transform jobs, companies and potentially industries—completely reshaping Tennessee’s economy, tax…

  • UT’s Haslam MBA Leads Country in GMAT Score Increase- January 24th, 2020

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is leading the country in rising GMAT scores. Recently ranked 49th in its top 100 U.S. MBA programs ranking and 25th among public institutions by Poets&Quants, much of the college’s leap comes from the trajectory of its graduate admissions exam scores. Marc Ethier, Poets&Quants’s…

  • 2019 Population Estimates Show Continued Growth in Tennessee, Southeastern States- January 21st, 2020

    New population estimates show Tennessee is still the 16th most populous state in the U.S., but it’s now within 63,000 people of 15th-ranked Massachusetts. The Tennessee State Data Center—housed in the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville—analyzed…

  • UT’s Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition Kicks Off January 22- January 21st, 2020

    UT students, faculty, and staff, as well as 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 22. Winners may receive…

  • UT Supply Chain Faculty Named Among World's Top Researchers- January 14th, 2020

    Supply chain management faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business are among the world’s best researchers in the field. Six past and present faculty were recognized by Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, for the quality, quantity and scope of their scholarship. The peer-reviewed paper, “Supply Chain Research…

  • Report: Tennessee Economic Growth Will Continue at a Slower Pace in 2020- January 7th, 2020

    Strong economic growth in Tennessee and the United States is expected to continue for the 10th straight year in 2020, although that growth will continue to slow as it did in 2019. The likelihood of a recession remains very low, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center…