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  • New Management Department Forum Recruiting Mid-Market Firms in Tennessee- February 28th, 2019

    Managers from 33 of Tennessee’s mid-market firms recently joined the Department of Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business for a one-day forum on campus. Haslam’s Management Forum focuses on topics including: recruiting talent, strategic planning, leadership, succession planning and selling a business. The management department…

  • Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Surpass the $1M Funding Mark- June 27th, 2018

    Now in its fifth year, the Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards have funded more than $1 million in faculty research. In 2018,  a total of more than $400,000 was granted to 20 faculty members to pursue high-quality research, up from six awards at the program’s inception. “Well over half of…

  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards- May 8th, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, announced its annual awards during a celebration held in April. The awards recognize outstanding faculty and staff accomplishments. The ceremony was held in the East Club of Neyland Stadium, and two students contributed to the ambiance of the evening.…

  • Vol Court Pitch Competition Awards Prizes to Three New Start-Up Business Concepts- May 4th, 2018

    A student floral designer with a new coffee shop concept won the top prize at this semester’s Vol Court Pitch Competition. UT undergraduate student Meg Hutchinson pitched Flo+Co., a flower and coffee shop combination, in the semiannual pitch competition and speaker series hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and…

  • Learning by Giving: Haslam Students Learn Nonprofit Strategy- December 20th, 2017

    As the holidays approach, the thoughts of many turn to charity for those in need. Once the season draws to a close, however, nonprofit organizations throughout the Knoxville area will continue in their efforts to support others. Students in the Haslam College of Business Learning by Giving class contributed to…

  • Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge- October 10th, 2017

    The application period for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed-fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester, opens October 11. The competition is sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The challenge is open…

  • 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…

  • Business Students Explore Classic and Modern Leadership in London- June 21st, 2017

    A group of 24 students from the Haslam College of Business studied a wide range of management styles during mini-term in London, England, in May. Jacob Young, a senior majoring in supply chain management, said that the key management difference he observed was the emphasis in the British workplace on…

  • Lee Scott, former Wal-Mart CEO, talks retail lessons at Graduate Business Symposium- November 23rd, 2016

    Lee Scott, chairman of the BDT Capital advisory board and former CEO of Wal-Mart, spoke in early November, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business First Tennessee Foundation Graduate Business Symposium. Scott is widely credited for reinvigorating Wal-Mart's mission and transforming the company into a respected corporate…

  • Parker Awarded Joseph P. Goddard Scholarship by Tennessee SHRM Chapter- September 28th, 2016

    Brittney Parker, a 2016 graduate of the Haslam College of Business, was awarded the Joseph P. Goddard scholarship on Sept. 15 at the Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in management with a collateral in information management, will apply the $4,000 award…