Haslam College of Business Newsletter

February 2017

Report: Tennessee and US Economies to Stay Steady in 2017

Report: Tennessee and US Economies to Stay Steady in 2017

The Tennessee and U.S. economies are projected to stay on “steady footing” in 2017, but some unknown factors, like a new administration and Congress, could have an effect on the path of growth, according to a report released by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. Read More »

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Students Gain New Perspectives from Visit to Cuba

A group of 17 freshmen from UT’s Haslam College of Business spent part of their winter break in Cuba. They returned with plenty of fun memories, but also cultural insights that will help them as they continue their studies. Read More »

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Study Identifies Best Practices for Supply Chain Transparency

A new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute outlines the best practices for leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit. Read More »

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UT's Vol Court Pitch Competition Takes Place Feb. 1 through March 8

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites students, faculty, staff and members of the local community to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series. Read More »

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: Why are Some Product Recalls So Challenging?

In 2008, there was a salmonella outbreak across 43 states associated with salsa. Tomatoes were recalled from grocery stores across the country, but as the outbreak continued to grow, health officials discovered that jalapeno peppers were the true source of contamination. Read More »

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Spring 2017
March 1-2: Student Engagement Days

March 13-17: Spring Break

April 14: Spring Recess

April 19-20: Student Engagement Days

April 28: Classes End

May 5: Haslam Young Alumni Meeting

May 13: Commencement


Spotlights
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Jack Dodson Mark Oldham Jeannine Berge

Leadership sits at the center of Jack Dodson's experiences with in the Haslam College of Business. A senior from Germantown, Tennessee, Dodson knew he wanted to pursue a business degree, but was unsure about the exact focus his studies should take upon acceptance into the college. Read More »

Mark Oldham aims to share the best of Tennessee with the world at Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro. He and his wife, Sharon, lead a team managing the 37-acre mini-resort that boasts two restaurants, 25 accommodations, an event center and two retail stores. Read More »

Jeannine Berge has found her new home at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as the Haslam College of Business director of professional development and career management for undergraduate programs. Read More »


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