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  • PEMBA Alum Instrumental in West End Healthcare Facility Launch- December 20th, 2021

    A vibrant community with a diverse population coming from multiple cultural, economic, ethnic and religious backgrounds, Atlanta’s historic West End is known as the center of the civil rights movement, birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr., and home to his church and five historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). However,…

  • Cunningham, AIM Professor, Wins Research Grant From Center for Audit Quality- December 17th, 2021

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has awarded a Research Advisory Board (RAB) grant to Lauren Cunningham, associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management, and her co-authors Sarah Stein, Kimberly Walker and Karneisha Wolfe, all from Virginia Tech’s Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Cunningham is the…

  • Strong Consumer Spending Lifts Tennessee GDP to Prepandemic Levels- December 16th, 2021

    Tennesseans are going out and spending money again — a trend signaled by a surge in the state’s inflation-adjusted gross domestic product, which grew 5.6 percent in 2021. Real GDP is projected to continue growing in 2022 at 4.2 percent, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center…

  • Haslam MBA Programs Gain STEM Designation- December 15th, 2021

    A change in the federal instructional classification of certain programs offered by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is likely to prove beneficial for students. Haslam’s full-time MBA, MS in Supply Chain Management Online, MS in Supply Chain Management Tri-Continent and PhD have all received the STEM…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Start-Ups- December 14th, 2021

    Seven University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student businesses received cash prizes in the fall 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The event, hosted each semester by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the university’s Haslam College of Business, awards three levels of prizes in two business categories, Growth and Lifestyle.…

  • Haslam Fall Graduate Program Commencement Ceremonies Return to Campus- December 2nd, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business will hold fall commencement ceremonies for the MBAs for Working Professionals and other graduate business and online programs on Friday, December 10, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. Program graduates, guests, faculty and staff are delighted to mark this…

  • Running a Supply Chain Ethically and Sustainably Is a Journey, Not a Destination- November 30th, 2021

    The complexity of modern supply chains poses stern challenges to corporate sustainability commitments. A company’s environmental and social values are only as strong as the values of its supply chain partners and breaches of integrity are not uncommon, especially in times of stress. The pandemic has exposed this problem in…

  • Hybrid Last Mile Delivery Fleets Offer Sweet Spot Between Cost Efficiency and Service Quality- November 24th, 2021

    Speedy home delivery isn’t just a nice-to-have proposition in today’s competitive marketplace – it’s what most consumers expect. Large retailers such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy now offer same-day delivery for many products, raising new questions about how to balance cost with quality of service in the persistently inefficient…

  • PEMBA Grad Redesigns Emergency Department’s Behavioral Health Care Delivery- November 23rd, 2021

    Before 2020, if you entered Ericka Powell’s emergency department (ED) with a minor injury, you’d be seen in about two hours. If you had a more serious illness requiring admission, you’d stay four to six hours before transferring to a hospital bed. However, if you came in with a behavioral…

  • Haslam Alumni and Corporate Partner Honored at Gala- November 18th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business recognized the achievements of three alumni and one corporate partner at its 12th annual Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, November 12. Approximately 300 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college attended the event, which included cocktails, dinner and the awards…