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  • Conquer the Dread Digital Dragon to Teach Online Successfully- April 26th, 2021

    Can your paladin use his vorpal blade to cut the Gordian Knot of online teaching? Not quite. But in a new working paper, three college professors propose that video gamers could teach college instructors a few lessons. Humans are hardwired to be social creatures, responding strongly to live stimuli from…

  • UT Researcher Wins Best Paper Award for Crowdsourced Ideas Study- March 7th, 2019

    Michel Ballings, an assistant professor of business analytics and statistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has received the 2017 Thomas P. Hustad Best Paper Award from the Journal of Product Innovation Management. The award recognizes one study each year that does the most to push…

  • Study: Process Excellence Impacts Hospitals’ Competitive Advantage- January 11th, 2019

    With the healthcare industry shifting to value-based payment models, hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery. Joint research from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and Florida International University’s College of Business finds that a focus on…

  • Galbreth Joins Haslam as New Head of the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics- June 6th, 2018

    Michael Galbreth recently joined the Haslam College of Business as the new head of the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics and the Pilot Chair of Excellence. He assumes the position this summer. Galbreth joins Haslam from the University of South Carolina, where he held various professorship and administrative roles…

  • Business Analytics Doctoral Students Help Solve Blockchain’s Complexities- June 1st, 2018

    Imagine an egg sitting on a crossroad. It’s fragile and vulnerable. Everyone can see it, and anyone could break it yet it remains whole, even years after you first encounter it.  This is the image Yaojin Sun, an analytics doctoral student at the Haslam College of Business, describes when explaining…

  • Haslam Hosts Business Analytics Forum Discussing Data Presentation- May 3rd, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business gathered analytics experts from 22 companies across the country April 19-20 for its semiannual Business Analytics Forum. The event attracted more than 170 attendees (including students and faculty), with discussions centered on presenting data in an impactful way to lead business strategy. Elizabeth Hardman…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Krista Readout- May 1st, 2018

    As an undergraduate student, Readout majored in mathematics, but she didn’t want to be a math teacher. “I was originally attracted to the MSBA program because I was interested in analytics as a career, but I didn’t have any practical business experience,” she says. “What excited me most about the…

  • MSBA Student Spotlight: Jamie McKinnon- May 1st, 2018

    Jamie McKinnon spent the first portion of her academic career in a physics program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. After graduation, she was eager to jump into a career that allowed her to apply her skills, but it was difficult to find a good fit. In the end, McKinnon…

  • Charles Cwiek Came to Haslam to Learn Statistics But Stayed to Teach Analytics- May 1st, 2018

    Charles Cwiek came to the Haslam College of Business in 1978 as an undergraduate student in statistics and stayed to attend graduate school. After two years as a graduate assistant, Cwiek realized he enjoyed teaching. His area of expertise in statistics was (and remains) quality control and statistical process control,…

  • UT’s Master of Science in Business Analytics Wins National Award- April 17th, 2018

    INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, has awarded the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business its 2018 UPS George D. Smith Prize for an innovative curriculum, taught in the context of a true business environment, that prepares students to become effective practitioners. Featuring…