E-Archways at UT College of Business Administration. March 2012

UT Ranks #1 Worldwide in Supply Chain Management Research Productivity

The UT College of Business Administration ranks first worldwide in research productivity in the area of supply chain management and logistics. The ranking appears in the "International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management" and covers the 2008 to 2010 timeframe. UT's previous ranking for research productivity — published between 2005 and 2007 — was fourth. Data have been collected since 1967.

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Scholarship Honors Two-Time CBA Alumna

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration family mourns the loss of one of its youngest alumni. Casey Adams was a 2009 accounting undergraduate and 2011 Master of Accountancy graduate who passed her CPA exams just last year. She passed away unexpectedly on August 22, 2011, shortly after beginning her career with Ernst & Young in her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. In honor of her life and her passion for the University of Tennessee, the Nashville chapter of the Tax Executives Institute has established the Casey Adams MAcc Scholarship Endowment, which will be awarded annually to a deserving student pursuing a MAcc degree from UT.

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UT Team Outperforms Market in TVA Investment Challenge

A team of UT students competing in the TVA Investment Challenge outperformed the market in 2011. The team's portfolio provided a return of 3.0 percent, ahead of the 2.1 percent return of the S&P 500 and the combined performance of the twenty-five participating schools.

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University of Tennessee MBA Program Congratulates Major Ken Bulthuis

The UT full-time MBA program congratulates Ken Bulthuis on his promotion to the rank of major in the United States Army. Bulthuis, a member of the MBA Class of 2012, was honored in a recent promotion ceremony witnessed by his fellow MBA students, faculty, and staff.

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UT Global SC Institute Finding: Talented Managers are Company's Key Competitive Advantage

The recruitment and development of talented supply chain managers is key to creating a long-term competitive advantage, according to the UT Global Supply Chain Institute advisory board. Senior supply chain executives from 21 leading global companies recently met in Atlanta for the board's first face-to-face meeting to discuss key supply chain issues. Previous meetings were conducted virtually.

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Team UT

A group of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students and one faculty member helped prepare special events and conducted other behind-the-scenes work at this year's NFL Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Loganne Eckhoff in her own words: So often we college students are told, "Good luck getting a job in this economy!"  I know I get that comment all the time when people ask how college is going and when I am graduating. Coming to college, I had dreams and aspirations to become an attorney and make a great salary. However after taking a political science class, I knew I was not going to be an attorney. Read More

Alum Spotlight

Knoxville native Robert Ford attended Webb School of Knoxville before pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He graduated cum laude in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in accounting and went on to pursue his Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree with a concentration in tax, finishing in 2006. Read More

Faculty Spotlight

Julie Ferrara recently returned to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, after spending over six years in industry.  She earned bachelor’s degrees in marketing and statistics and a master’s in statistics from UT before being recruited to work for Intel as a statistician in assembly technology development. Read More