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  • UT Accounting Department Earns High Marks for Research- March 5th, 2021

    In Brigham Young University’s research rankings of accounting programs for 2020, the department of accounting and information management (AIM) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business received recognition in a number of key areas. The department tied for No. 6 worldwide in archival audit research and placed…

  • Your Home Office May Not Be Deductible – And Other Pandemic-Related Tax Tips- March 2nd, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created some unique — and often challenging — financial circumstances for many taxpayers over the past year. Here are some things to keep in mind as you file your taxes for 2020. Unemployment Benefits Like normal unemployment compensation, unemployment benefits authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief…

  • Ready to File Your Taxes? Learn About Changes Brought On By Pandemic Relief Acts- March 1st, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought changes to nearly every aspect of public life, including U.S. income tax season. Both the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (March 2020) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act (December 2020) contain provisions that affect taxpayers in a number…

  • Former Refugee Finds New Home on Rocky Top- November 9th, 2020

    For many students, one of the most important aspects of the university experience is the chance to leave home and become part of a new community. For Cedric Twizere, a master of accountancy student at the Haslam College of Business, finding that sense of belonging has been particularly meaningful. “I…

  • Alumna Appointed CEO of American Accounting Association- October 1st, 2020

    The American Accounting Association (AAA) has named Yvonne Hinson as its new chief executive officer. Hinson (CPA, CGMA) received her Ph.D. in accounting from the Haslam College of Business in 1997. “Yvonne brings both her academic accounting background and her experience working with the AICPA to the AAA,” said Terry…

  • Behn Honored With Accounting Outstanding Service Award- September 7th, 2020

    The American Accounting Association (AAA) has named Bruce Behn, associate dean for graduate and executive education and Deloitte LLP Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, as the recipient of its 2020 Outstanding Service Award. Behn was presented with the honor during the AAA Annual Meeting…

  • Haslam Welcomes 14 New Faculty Members- September 1st, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is adding 14 new faculty members this fall. The new hires join the departments of accounting and information management, economics, finance, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management. Accounting and Information Management Chelsea Smith (CPA, CISA) joins the department of…

  • Haslam Faculty Members Receive 28 Summer Research Grants- June 19th, 2020

    The 2020 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 28 grants totaling $683,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. Now in its seventh year, the program has funded nearly $3 million in faculty research. “Summer research grants help some of our most productive scholars…

  • Haslam Alumnus to Serve on American Accounting Association Board- June 8th, 2020

    Giorgio Gotti (HCB, ’03, ’07) has been elected to the 2020-21 board of directors for the American Accounting Association. He will serve as the board’s director focusing on international. Since 2011, Gotti has served on the faculty of the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas at El…

  • Leap of Faith Leads to New Career Path- May 26th, 2020

    “Enjoy the journey.” That’s the advice Jessica LoVerde, who earned her Master of Accountancy from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business in May, offers to anyone considering a career change. Upon graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017, LoVerde, who hails from…