Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is among the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the United States, according to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center.
Haslam College of Business News
The Financial Times has ranked UT’s Haslam College of Business as the fastest-growing public institution in the United States for executive education programs.
Russell Crook, professor of management in UT’s Haslam College of Business, was named to the newly endowed First Tennessee Foundation Professorship during a reception earlier this month.
A doctoral program in big data run jointly by UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory got final clearance last week and is now the only big data doctorate in the country pairing a university and national lab. It will be housed under the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education.
Four businesses owned by UT students were recently awarded a total of $35,000 in the spring 2017 Boyd Venture Challenge. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business hosted the seed fund grant competition.
A flood of new technologies in the past decade foretells a supply chain revolution, and a new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute identifies five that companies should examine to ensure their long-term survival.
The rising cost of transportation has created strife between shippers and carriers as they leverage the economics of supply and demand at the expense of each other.
Seven UT student startups were recently awarded cash prizes in the Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business sponsored the 10th annual entrepreneurial contest.
In the next 10 to 20 years, businesses will be driven by experts in the supply chain industry because of emerging technology revolutionizing the way customers are served. That’s according to Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations at Amazon, who spoke at UT’s Haslam College of Business Supply Chain Forum earlier this month.
UT’s Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering have partnered to create a new cross-disciplinary learning experience for undergraduate students.