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  • 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…

  • Research Project Highlights Strong Economic Impact of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness- July 20th, 2021

    Local residents who take advantage of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness (KUW) have long known what a valuable resource it is for recreation, health, fitness and overall quality of life. Now researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business are working to estimate its economic value as well. In…

  • 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…

  • Timing Shutdowns Is Key to Minimizing Permanent Economic Damage- September 23rd, 2020

    To minimize COVID-19 infections and the pandemic’s economic impacts, policy makers must weigh the risks and benefits of mandating and suspending social distancing measures and closing and reopening the economy. A new study looks at how uncertainty affects social distancing policies and examines the degree to which the economic impact…

  • Haslam Welcomes 14 New Faculty Members- September 1st, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is adding 14 new faculty members this fall. The new hires join the departments of accounting and information management, economics, finance, management and entrepreneurship, marketing and supply chain management. Accounting and Information Management Chelsea Smith (CPA, CISA) joins the department of…

  • Four Haslam Faculty Members Receive Named Appointments- August 4th, 2020

    Melissa Cardon, Kelly Hewett, Georg Schaur and Marianne Wanamaker have been appointed to four named positions in the Haslam College of Business. Melissa Cardon Cardon has been chosen as the Haslam Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an endowment established by James A. and Natalie L. Haslam in 2007. Cardon’s recent…

  • UT Economics Professor Presents Report at White House About Collecting Data on Skill-Based Training- July 1st, 2020

    Marianne Wanamaker, associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is leading a national effort to determine what data are needed to measure employer-provided training, and she presented her findings Friday at the White House. Wanamaker sits on the American Workforce Policy…

  • Haslam Faculty Members Receive 28 Summer Research Grants- June 19th, 2020

    The 2020 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 28 grants totaling $683,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. Now in its seventh year, the program has funded nearly $3 million in faculty research. “Summer research grants help some of our most productive scholars…

  • University Receives Approval to House Federal Research Data Center- June 17th, 2020

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received approval from the U.S. Census Bureau to house a research data center (RDC) on campus. The center will be a branch of Atlanta's Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC), which is a partnership between the Census Bureau and a consortium that includes UT…

  • Boyd Center Professor Named First Female Editor-in-Chief of Economics Journal- February 21st, 2020

    Celeste Carruthers has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Economics of Education Review. She is the journal’s third editor-in-chief in its 39-year history and the first woman to serve in that role.  Carruthers, the James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow, is an associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business at…