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Haslam College of Business to Honor Veterans, Active Service Members

The Haslam College of Business will recognize veterans and active service members at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, November 10, in the college’s atrium. The event falls on the birthday of the United States Marine Corps and features retired Marine Col. Kenneth Dunn as the keynote speaker.

Stem Cells to Egyptian Graffiti: Mic/Nite Highlights Faculty Research

Imagine learning about significant research—everything from stem cell research to Egyptian graffiti—in seven minutes or less. That’s what happens at Mic/Nite, where eleven faculty members take turns making short presentations about their work. This semester’s Mic/Nite will be held on March 13 at the Relix Variety Theatre. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, including a cash bar and pizza. The free event is open only to UT faculty, staff, and their spouses or partners.

UT Welcomes Top Executives to Campus to Launch Shopper Marketing Forum

A group of top executives from some of the nation’s leading companies — including PepsiCo Americas Foods, Wal-Mart, Nestlé, Kimberly-Clark and The Walt Disney Co. — are gathering at UT Knoxville to help the College of Business Administration launch its Shopper Marketing Forum. The meetings — which are not open to the public — will take place today and tomorrow. ‘Shopper marketing’ is understanding how one’s target consumers behave as shoppers and leveraging this intelligence to benefit the company or brand, consumers, retailers and shoppers.