Category Archives: 2016

UT Study: Tennessee’s Uninsured Numbers Decline for Third Year

For the third year in a row, the estimated number of uninsured people in Tennessee dropped, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The percentage of … Continue reading

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The Haslam College of Business welcomes sixteen new faculty members

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business welcomes sixteen new faculty members this fall. The cohort divides evenly between professors and lecturers joining the departments of accounting and information management, economics, management, and marketing and supply chain management. … Continue reading

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UT Vol Court Pitch Competition Kicks Off Oct. 12

KNOXVILLE—Bring an idea and start a business with the help of Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Vol Court kicks off Oct. 12 with … Continue reading

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Experts at Boyd Center Economic Forecast Luncheon Bullish on State Economy

Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray told a crowd of nearly 200 business members on Sept. 8 that the Tennessee economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017. The Boyd … Continue reading

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UT’s Supply Chain Graduate Programs Ranked Second in the Nation

Graduate programs in supply chain management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business are ranked second in the nation, according to a recent report* by Gartner, a leading industry research company. Haslam’s graduate supply chain programs were … Continue reading

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Frederick W. Smith and Tim Williams to Speak at Haslam’s 2016 Graduations

Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx, and Tim Williams, co-founder of 21st Mortgage, will deliver the Haslam College of Business’s 2016 commencement addresses. Smith will speak during the undergraduate graduation ceremony on May 13 and also will receive an honorary doctorate … Continue reading

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Anonymous Donors Endow Undergraduate Business Plan in Honor of Graves

When Tom Graves was called to Dean Steve Mangum’s office the last week in April, he had no clue what was about to happen. “It was a strange group of people in the meeting,” Graves said. He was joined by … Continue reading

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