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  • UT Haslam’s Professional Sales Forum Draws Talent, Recruiters- April 23rd, 2019

    The Professional Sales Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business brought together sales talent with representatives from companies around the nation in early April. Company representatives served as judges in a competition, witnessing students’ sales talents first-hand. Meghan Griffin, a junior marketing major, and Abby Panter,…

  • Kelly Hewett Named Journal of International Marketing Editor in Chief Designate- January 7th, 2019

    Kelly Hewett, associate professor of marketing at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, will be the next editor in chief of the Journal of International Marketing. The American Marketing Association recently announced Hewitt’s four-year term will formally begin on July 1, 2019. “It is a great honor to…

  • Composed Under Pressure, Haslam Sales Teams Deliver in Competition- October 29th, 2018

    For Maggie Yewel, an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, this fall’s sales competition at the Professional Sales Forum was not only a lot of fun, but also a key part of her education. “Whether you win or lose, you gain experience that will…

  • Distracted Shopping: In-Store Phone Use Linked to Increased Purchases- October 10th, 2018

    Up until now, the take-away for grocery retailers regarding the use of mobile phones in their stores has been bleak, with most evidence pointing to a “blinders” effect that thwarts attempts to capture customers’ attention and encourage impulse buying. A recent study co-authored by Stephanie Noble, Proffitt's Professor in Marketing…

  • Noble Named Editor in Chief of International Innovation Journal- September 12th, 2018

    Charles Noble was recently named incoming co-editor in chief of the Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM). The peer-reviewed journal leads the field of academic research on innovation management, covering a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of factors crucial for successful product and service development. Noble, who currently serves as associate dean…

  • 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 Summer Reading List Includes Data Visualization, Financial Markets and Habits of Mind- May 31st, 2018

    Interested in refreshing an area of your business knowledge this summer? We asked experts at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business to share some of their favorite books to add to your summer reading list. From habits of mind to data visualization, the books they’ve selected are…

  • Haslam MBA Team Places Second in 2018 SEC Case Competition- April 19th, 2018

    A team from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business placed second out of 14 teams in the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition held April 12-14 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. The team, including members Michelle Davis, Carson Hollingsworth, Morgan Sowers and Abbey Wegman, won $6,000.…

  • Haslam Hosts the First Meeting of the Professional Sales Forum- April 11th, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business’ Professional Sales Forum hosted its first meeting April 4-5. More than 50 professionals attended, with a keynote address from Phillip Fulmer, director of athletics at the University of Tennessee. “Our keynote luncheon speaker is a leader who knows more than a little bit about winning and…

  • From Cadbury Chocolates to Corporate Social Responsibility, Haslam Students Market Sustainability- March 29th, 2018

    A chocolate eagerly unwrapped in a child’s hand may taste all the sweeter when sustainably sourced. Motivating consumers to pluck sustainable sweets from grocery store shelves, however, has posed a business challenge with which even large companies like Mondelez International, maker of Cadbury Creme Eggs, struggle. Students enrolled in Corporate Social…