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  • What’s Making Online Betting Big Business in Tennessee? Your Questions Answered- May 25th, 2021

    Tennessee opened legal online sports gambling in November of 2020 with record-setting action. According to news site PlayTenn.com, "Tennessee's sportsbooks enjoyed the best debut in the history of U.S. legal sports betting, generating more in wagers in the market's first month than any other state in history." Subsequent months have…

  • Five Personal Finance Tips for New College Graduates- May 20th, 2021

    As the culmination of years of hard work, college graduation is always an accomplishment worth celebrating. Graduating in 2021 — while the world is still dealing with the economic ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic — may, however, feel daunting. Laura Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center at the…

  • Alumni Honor Townsend With Accounting and Information Management Department’s First Endowed Chair- May 19th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has announced the endowment of the Richard L. Townsend Accounting Chair. This is the first endowed chair for the college’s Department of Accounting and Information Management (AIM). The endowment comes as the result of a grassroots fundraising campaign from former students…

  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony- May 18th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff at its annual awards celebration. The honors were announced during a virtual ceremony in late April. This year’s Outstanding Staff Award for Superior Customer Responsiveness went to the team in the Financial…

  • Moon Honored With Teaching Fellowship- May 10th, 2021

    Mark Moon, associate professor of marketing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has been named the 2021 winner of the Lee and Allison Herring Endowed Teaching Fellowship in Marketing. Alex Zablah, head of Haslam’s marketing department, commended Moon for his ability to create deep connections with…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Businesses- May 6th, 2021

    Six UT student start-up businesses were awarded cash prizes in the spring 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business hosted the business plan and pitch contest, with final-round pitches taking place over Zoom on Friday, April 16. The awards…

  • After Decades of Service, Work and Family, Non-Traditional Student to Earn Degree- May 4th, 2021

    Four years ago, Rich Lyke was facing an uncertain future. On the verge of losing his customer service job, he wasn’t sure what to do next. Now, with a double major in marketing and management at the Haslam College of Business, he’s preparing to graduate from the University of Tennessee,…

  • Haslam Senior Excels in Academics and Athletics- May 3rd, 2021

    When Waverly Whiston was choosing where to go to college, she made the decision to move across the country from her hometown of San Diego, Calif., because she was impressed with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s strong combination of academics and athletics. Whiston, a senior majoring in accounting at the…