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  • Why Krista Palmer chose UT’s Master’s in Business Analytics Program- April 9th, 2014

    Your Name: Krista Palmer Undergrad University: University of Cincinnati Undergrad Degree: BA Mathematics Year graduated undergrad: 2013 Graduate Degree: Business Analytics Graduating: 2014 Internship Company: Smuckers Internship Position: Category Development Intern During my senior year at the University of Cincinnati, I applied to graduate schools and many full-time positions. I…

  • Business Analytics Publication: Predicting Key Reliability Response with Limited Response Data- March 30th, 2014

    Dr. Frank M. Guess Quality Engineering March 2014, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 223-232 Read full article here. In this article, real-time process data are aligned in time order with periodic destructive test data on wood composite panel strength for the purpose of predictive modeling. Real-time predictive models of strength…

  • Economics Club Collaborates with Organizations to Break the Record for Largest Fort Box- March 26th, 2014

    UT beat out twenty five universities competing for the record of largest “Fort Box”. The idea for the box fort began when the Economics Club discovered the Up To Us campaign, a national campaign seeking to raise awareness about the national debt. Watch the video! On Friday, Feb. 21, the UT Economics Club held…

  • Political Speech Study by Larry Fauver- March 16th, 2014

    The tone and content of a politician’s speech affects whether businesses make financial and employment investments in that politician’s state, according to a new study co-authored by Larry Fauver, the James F. Smith Jr. Professor of Financial Institutions in the College of Business Administration. The study examined gubernatorial speeches in…

  • Trucking Study by Mary Holcomb- March 16th, 2014

    New federal regulations mandating rest time for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. The new hours-of-service rules are designed to improve driver safety by reducing truck driver fatigue. But the rules also mean it might take longer for companies…

  • UT Alum Earns Elijah Watt Sells Award for Being Top CPA Examination Performer- March 13th, 2014

    UT alumnus Margaret Sharp earned the prestigious 2013 American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Elijah Watt Sells Award for her outstanding performance on the CPA exam.  Only 55 individuals out of 94,154 test takers, or .05%, received this distinction. “This is an incredible accomplishment for Margaret, and we are so proud…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Aaron Glover- March 13th, 2014

    By Erika Shults Aaron Glover graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and a minor in business administration. After graduation, Aaron continued his academic career at Georgia Tech, where he obtained his MBA and MS in financial engineering. He is currently working at SunTrust…

  • UT Team Outperforms Market in TVA Investment Challenge- March 12th, 2014

    A team of College of Business Administration students competing in the 2013 TVA Investment Challenge outperformed the market and earned almost $6,000 for its successful performance.  Photo: (left to right) Kevin Ryan, Ryan Alley, Vijay Patel, Monty Islam, Darren Williams, Louis Trapnell, Jacob Clabo, Dania Li, Jake Darlington, Nate Massey,…

  • Making an Impact: College of Business and Administration Spotlights Roth, Zhou- February 13th, 2014

    This article was reprinted from Tennessee Today, February 11, 2014 Through teaching, research, and service, our faculty are making an impact on student lives, on our community, and on the world. Here’s a look at two College of Business Administration faculty members—one here less than three years and one here…

  • Student Spotlight: Charity Hardison- February 12th, 2014

    Hear what 2nd year Masters student Charity Hardison has to say about her internship experience One of the reasons our Business Analytics students make great employees is because at their core they are passionate about all things data. Some would call them over analyzers but we don’t see it that…