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  • 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…

  • JTV Center for Applied Business Analytics to Open in Haslam College of Business- October 29th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is celebrating the naming of the new JTV Center for Applied Business Analytics. The center aims to assist undergraduate students in bridging the gap between a strong analytics background and the communications skills needed to convey that knowledge through real-world training.…

  • Autry and Bell Assume New Leadership Roles at UT Haslam- October 20th, 2021

    Chad Autry is the new associate dean for research and faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. John Bell has been appointed to Autry’s previous position as head of the college’s Department of Supply Chain Management. “I appreciate Chad Autry’s willingness to serve the college in…

  • Haslam Executive MBA Program in Prestigious Top 100 International Ranking for Second Year- October 18th, 2021

    For the second consecutive year, the Haslam Executive MBA program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business ranked in the London-Based Financial Times’ top 100 international executive MBA programs. In the Times’ 2021 list, Haslam moves up two spots to No. 95. Haslam is one of only…

  • Holiday Season Shipping and Supply Chain Disruptions: What You Need to Know- October 13th, 2021

    While Covid-19’s second wave seems to be receding, the global pandemic’s havoc lingers in almost every corner of everyday life. Consumer product supplies, for instance, are particularly unsettled. With empty shelves at brick-and-mortar retailers and shipping delays from online retailers, consumers face uncertainty about getting the goods they want –…