For the second year in a row, the Master of Science in Business Analytics program offered through UT’s Haslam College of Business has been named a finalist for the UPS George D. Smith Prize presented by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences.
Jacob Tankersley has spent the fall semester using Google Ad Words for Nonprofits in order to raise awareness about The Restoration House.
Four professors with UT ties have been named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science class of fellows for 2016: Brian Wirth, Karen Hughes, George Ostrouchov and Baohua Gu. The fellows will be inducted in February 2017 at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.
Graduation has been a long time coming—eight years, to be exact—for a UT doctoral graduate who will walk across the stage in just a few days.
Holocaust survivor Henry A. Fribourg will speak at UT on Saturday, March 28.
Starting this fall, UT will offer a new doctoral concentration in business analytics to prepare students to pursue research and teaching in this rapidly growing field.
Affect Magazine recently highlighted a new UT pilot program that is training young businesspeople to use sophisticated Web advertising and analytics tools, and also teaching them the value of giving back to their community. Students in the Business Analytics and Statistics program are learning to use Google AdWords, a set of tools for targeting Web advertising to
DataInformed, a leading industry publication, recently featured UT’s business analytics students and their work using data to help nonprofits. Read more here.
The Economist magazine has featured UT’s Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in a white paper that examines what businesses need to achieve success in a digital age. The paper addresses the market, business and technology strategy issues organizations must address to succeed on digital platforms and how digital businesses must tackle customer and employee issues.
A UT professor has received a state grant to provide professional development to teachers of English language learners at two Knox County schools so they can help their students better grasp mathematics concepts
At last week’s Honor’s Banquet, several faculty members were recognized with the Excellence in Teaching Award by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. The recipents were Mark Dekay, an associate professor of architecture; Lois Presser, an associate professor of sociology; Andrew Sherfy, a lecturer in biosystems engineering and soil science; and Brian Stevens, a lecturer in statistics,
Get to know Harold Roth and Wenjun Zhou, two College of Business Administration faculty members—one here less than three years and one here thirty-three years—who love watching their students grasp difficult concepts.