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  • How’s that resolution to budget going?- March 1st, 2018

    Thousands of Americans start the year off with high expectations to change their spending and saving habits only to fall back into their status quo before the end of the first quarter. The reason, says Laura Cole, director of the Masters Investment Learning Center and a senior lecturer in finance…

  • Boston College’s Mark Bradshaw to Speak in Haslam Distinguished Scholar Speaker Series- February 21st, 2018

    Mark Bradshaw, a professor of accounting at Boston College, will deliver a talk on the role of sell-side financial analysts in capital markets at the Haslam College of Business on Friday, March 2. Bradshaw’s research examines what key accounting information from quarterly reports financial analysts use to value companies and…

  • Bitcoin: Five Questions and Five Answers- February 1st, 2018

    Is Bitcoin a bubble, or will it permanently change the way financial systems work? Andy Puckett, a professor of finance at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, says the answer could be both. “The research we have on bubbles points to the fact that it's really hard…

  • Four End-of-Year Moves the Average Investor Misses Out On- December 21st, 2017

    The end of the year is a great time to take stock of your stocks, says Laura Cole, director of the Master's Investment Learning Center and a senior lecturer in finance at the Haslam College of Business. Here are four key strategies that Cole, who spent 15 years managing funds…

  • Ten New Faculty Members Join the Haslam College of Business- September 27th, 2017

    A cohort of 10 new faculty members from the United States, Korea, Mexico and China have joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business this fall. Spread across all departments, these new faculty members bring a combined 46 years of industry experience and 87 years of teaching experience…

  • Noble and Kelley Named to Proffitt’s and Goodner’s Professorships- June 28th, 2017

    Two faculty members at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business were recently appointed to professorships in the fields of marketing and banking. Stephanie Noble, professor in the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management, received the Proffitt’s Professorship in Marketing. Eric Kelley, associate professor in the Department…

  • Haslam Student Investments Beat the S&P 500- May 1st, 2017

    Pictured (l-r) are: John Thomas, chief financial officer of TVA; Ed Bronkhorst and Logan Jackson, both Haslam students; Darren Williams, Haslam lecturer in finance; Bill Johnson, president and CEO of TVA; and Tammy Wilson, vice president, treasurer and chief risk officer of TVA. A team of seven students from the…

  • Laura Starks, Distinguished Professor of Finance, Presents Hedge Fund Research- April 12th, 2017

    Laura Starks, Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance at the University of Texas-Austin, gave Haslam College of Business faculty and doctoral students advance insight into a yet-unpublished paper, “Institutional Investors and Hedge Fund Activism,” on Friday, April 7. The workshop came on the heels of Starks'…

  • Adams Joins Haslam as Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration- October 23rd, 2016

    Betsy Adams recently joined the Haslam College of Business as assistant dean of finance and administration. Her first day in the position was October 10. In her previous role as assistant provost of systems and resources at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus Adams coordinated large, cross-campus teams on a…

  • Hawks, assistant dean of finance and administration, accepts position at University of Central Missouri- July 14th, 2016

    Douglas Hawks, assistant dean of finance and administration for the Haslam College of Business, has been named vice president for finance and administration at the University of Central Missouri, effective Aug. 1. Hawks, who has worked at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, since 2012, joined Haslam in 2014 and has overseen…