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  • Donor establishes student award to honor popular business analytics and statistics lecturer- April 13th, 2022

    Students of Brian Stevens, senior lecturer in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics (BAS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, have described him as “engaging,” accessible” and “responsive.” Stevens, whom students have called the best teacher they’ve ever had, has won multiple teaching awards and…

  • Amazon selects Haslam professor as visiting academic- April 12th, 2022

    Michel Ballings, James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow and assistant professor in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, was recently appointed as an Amazon Visiting Academic. The program enables academics to work with Amazon in applying research methods…

  • JTV Center for Applied Business Analytics to Open in Haslam College of Business- October 29th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is celebrating the naming of the new JTV Center for Applied Business Analytics. The center aims to assist undergraduate students in bridging the gap between a strong analytics background and the communications skills needed to convey that knowledge through real-world training.…

  • UT Haslam Business Analytics & Statistics Collaboration Space Made Possible by Meltons- September 30th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Department of Business Analytics and Statistics (BAS) officially opened its new Melton Collaboration Space in mid-September. Dozens of students and Melton Scholars, many wearing orange T-shirts emblazoned with the words, “Meet Me in the Melton Lounge!,” gathered with BAS faculty and staff and the program’s benefactors,…

  • Why Livestreamers Should Sell Their Products Without a Smile- August 24th, 2021

    The conventional wisdom in sales is to deliver service with a smile. However, according to Michel Ballings and Neeraj Bharadwaj of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, and their colleague Prasad Naik from the University of California at Davis, neutral expressions lead to better returns – at…

  • Fifteen New Faculty Members Join UT’s Haslam College of Business- August 23rd, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business welcomes 15 new faculty members this fall. They join the departments of accounting and information management, business analytics and statistics, graduate and executive education, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management. With experience in different industries, educational settings and regions of the globe, the group both enhances Haslam’s instructional repertoire and…

  • Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Provide Funding for 32 Leading Faculty- August 6th, 2021

    The 2021 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 32 grants totaling more than $700,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. In its eight years, the program has funded nearly $4 million in faculty research. “These summer research awards make it possible for the…

  • UT Haslam Accelerates MSBA to Deliver Optimum Educational Value to Students- June 28th, 2021

    Students pursuing an advanced degree after their undergraduate careers may now pursue a faster track to higher earnings potential. The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business prepares students to deliver meaningful results from day one on the job.…

  • Haslam Faculty Member Appointed to Memorial Fellowship- June 25th, 2021

    Allen Pannell, lecturer with the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has been named the first Amy Foster Memorial Research Fellow. The fellowship is designated exclusively for business analytics and statistics faculty, preferably for a faculty member performing applied/translational research…

  • Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony- May 18th, 2021

    The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized the accomplishments of faculty and staff at its annual awards celebration. The honors were announced during a virtual ceremony in late April. This year’s Outstanding Staff Award for Superior Customer Responsiveness went to the team in the Financial…