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  • Six Student Startups Win Funding in Graves Business Plan Competition- April 11th, 2022

    This spring marked the 18th Graves Business Plan Competition, where six student startup companies were awarded a total of $20,000 in funding. Hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the competition is designed to give undergraduate and graduate student entrepreneurs a real-world…

  • Graduate Education Week Wraps With Thanks- April 8th, 2022

    To recognize the more than 17,700 students who earn their degrees annually from graduate and professional education programs in Tennessee, Governor Bill Lee proclaimed April 4-8 Graduate Education Week. The proclamation acknowledges that these programs promote academic excellence and critical thinking skills; increase the earning power of Tennessee citizens; attract…

  • Celebrities Can Overshadow Products and Messaging in Super Bowl Ads- March 30th, 2022

    Each February, all eyes in the advertising world are focused on Super Bowl commercials, which can influence marketing trends and tactics for months to come. This year, with so many brands and platforms vying for viewers’ attention on game day, many advertisers tried to stand out by featuring celebrities in…

  • UT Haslam Supply Chain Graduate Programs Ranked No. 3 Among Publics by U.S. News- March 29th, 2022

    In the U.S. News 2023 Best Graduate Business Schools Specialty rankings released today, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Supply Chain Management graduate programs ranked No. 3. among public institutions and No. 4 nationally. This marks the eighth year in a row that the supply chain graduate…

  • Physician Executive MBA Program Celebrates 25th Anniversary- March 28th, 2022

    Conceived and funded in 1997 as a private program to teach a healthcare firm’s physicians the business side of healthcare delivery, the Physician Executive MBA (PEMBA) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, launched in 1998 as an MBA program open to all physician leaders. Celebrating its…

  • Haslam Professional MBA Student Earns Two Promotions Before Graduation- March 24th, 2022

    When Haley Massey (ProMBA, ’21) entered the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Professional MBA program, she was a client relationship manager for the Nashville office of Cardinal Health, a multinational healthcare services company. Upon graduating less than two years later, she had been promoted twice. Massey credits…

  • Tennessee Could Add Nearly One Million New Residents by 2040- March 17th, 2022

    Tennessee could grow by nearly a million people over the next 20 years and reach a total population of 7.87 million by 2040.  The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, housed in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, released population projections this week that…

  • Investing in Supply Chain Agility Now Will Pay Dividends Later, According to New Research- March 10th, 2022

    Supply chain disruptions can severely impair a company’s financial health. One well-known study analyzing more than 800 supply chain disruptions between 1989 and 2000 showed firms that suffered major supply chain disruptions experienced devastating consequences, such as sales declining by 93 percent and operating income dropping by 107 percent.[1] Companies…

  • UT Students Awarded Startup Capital at Spring 2022 Vol Court- March 3rd, 2022

    The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, housed within the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, announced the winners of its spring 2022 Vol Court pitch competition on Wednesday, March 2. The judges awarded first place to Fluffy Friends for Children with Chronic Conditions, second place to Arid…

  • Haslam Student Helps Push for Personal Finance Education- February 22nd, 2022

    In October 2021, Ohio governor Mike DeWine signed a bill requiring all high schoolers in the state to pass a standalone, half-credit personal finance course to graduate. Testimony from students like Caleigh Jacobs, a finance major at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, played a big role…