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  • Student Spotlight: Zach Schuster- March 20th, 2018

    After working at an insurance firm for a year, Zach Schuster realized he was in a rut. “Every Monday morning, I wanted it to be Friday afternoon,” he says. “I was 22 years old and already wishing a large portion of my life away.” Schuster had returned to his home…

  • MSBA Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Beatty- March 20th, 2018

    After earning an undergraduate degree in mathematics, Beatty began searching for a graduate program in business analytics. “It’s such a newly renovated field, and I knew potential employers wanted to hire well-rounded individuals,” she says. “A friend of mine went through Haslam’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program, which…

  • Faculty Profile: Wei Zheng- March 20th, 2018

    When Wei Zheng joined the Haslam College of Business faculty in 2017, he brought a wealth of mathematical and statistical research experience with him. “My career path is not typical in a business college,” Zheng says. “I was a statistics major in a math department for both my undergraduate and…

  • Haslam Students Help Devise New Retention Strategy for the University- February 9th, 2018

    Three Haslam College of Business student interns helped the provost's office find a segment of at-risk first-time freshmen who were previously falling through the cracks. The Office of the Provost enlisted the help of undergraduate business analytics students Bryce Curtsinger and Tanner Martin, who both graduated in May, and graduate…

  • Haslam Professor Nominated for Highest Award for Analytics Research- February 7th, 2018

    Sean Willems, a professor in the Haslam College of Business, earned a spot among six finalists for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences’ (INFORMS) Franz Edelman Award. The award recognizes the most substantial achievements improving life and work through analytics and is regarded as the highest honor…

  • Haslam Master’s in Business Analytics Earns Second Nomination for National Award- January 16th, 2018

    For the second year in a row, the Haslam College of Business’ Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) was named a finalist for the UPS George D. Smith Prize presented by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). “The Smith Prize is the most prestigious award given…

  • UT Students Use Data to Help Local Nonprofits- December 13th, 2017

    UT student Jacob Tankersley has spent the fall semester using Google AdWords for Nonprofits in order to raise awareness about The Restoration House, a local nonprofit that helps single mothers and their children get back on their feet. The organization offers transitional housing, ally teams and family advocacy programs. Tankersley…

  • MSBA Student Spotlight: Ashton Parks- December 12th, 2017

    Before she came to the Haslam College of Business, Ashton Parks spent more than five years traveling the world as a model. “I worked with major corporations such as Intel, Marc Jacobs, Cosmopolitan, and Champion in 26 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas,” she says. “I became really interested…