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  • 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…

  • TennCare Study: Fewer Children are Uninsured as COVID-19 Pandemic Eases- November 17th, 2021

    The number of uninsured children in Tennessee fell from 2.8 percent in 2020 to 2.5 percent in 2021, according to a new study by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Among adults, the uninsured rate held steady at the 2020 rate of 9.9 percent,…

  • Student Start-Ups Win Roe Prize Funding in Vol Court Pitch Competition- November 16th, 2021

    Three student-owned businesses were honored with Roe Prizes at the fall 2021 Vol Court Pitch Competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200"] Jennifer "Farmer Jen" Durant[/caption] FarmCare, which offers childcare in a farm…

  • Winning Product in 2021 R&D 100 Awards Received Marketing Help from Haslam Students- November 15th, 2021

    It takes a village to raise a child, the saying goes. To nurture an idea from mental construct to marketable product, it takes several parties willing to work for years on a device that could very well fail. Precision Deicer, an innovative road brine delivery system, came to fruition through…

  • Haslam and Dalton Education to Launch Online CFP® Certification Education Program- November 11th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business and Dalton Education (a CeriFi company) are collaborating to offer financial planning professionals career-enhancing resources through a new CFP® certification education program. “The partnership with Dalton Education will give finance professionals the knowledge they need to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, one of the most prestigious and useful financial…

  • From Option to Necessity: Firms Can Drive Value Through Sustainable Supply Chains- November 10th, 2021

    Once a nice-to-have proposition for companies, sustainability is quickly becoming a must-have for those seeking to stay ahead of the competition. Consumer demand, regulatory directives, investor pressure and workforce attitudes about sustainable products and practices are among the forces driving this seismic shift. Additionally, businesses increasingly realize that unsustainable practices…

  • First Horizon Bank Announces $1 Million Endowment to Haslam College of Business- November 8th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has received a commitment from First Horizon Bank for a $500,000 endowment. Since the endowment supports strategic priorities for the college, it will receive one-to-one matching funds through the Haslam Matching Gift Program for a total gift of $1 million. A…