UT is helping to expand educational opportunities for deaf youngsters in the Southeast and rural Appalachia. The UT Center on Deafness has received a $1.25 million federal grant to increase the number of deaf education teachers in the region. The program, the Tennessee Education of the Deaf Personnel Preparation Project, is now accepting applicants with
As tuition costs continue to climb and post-graduation employment remains stagnant, canny would-be college students turn an eye to evaluating which degree programs will provide the best return on their educational investment in the form of a solid shot at landing a secure position after picking up their diploma. Forbes Magazine highlights UT’s business analytics
Like many enterprises eager to turn growing volumes of customer data into actionable business knowledge, Regal Entertainment Group faced the challenge of finding data analysts to do the job. Regal last year hired students from UT’s business analytics master’s program who have provided invaluable help in analyzing transactional data from Regal’s customer loyalty program. The publication,
East Tennessee third through fifth graders who are struggling in reading will have the chance to improve their skills through a free summer tutoring program offered by UT. The program, which is also a research project, is geared toward children who have completed grades three through five but are reading below grade level. To be
The UT Master of Business Analytics program is one of the nation’s top 20 programs in big data analytics, according to a recently released ranking from InformationWeek magazine. InformationWeek looked at big data analytics programs within colleges of business, computer science, and engineering across North America. The top programs were not individually ranked.
UT has opened its doors to Brazilian teachers and undergraduate students who are here to improve their English and learn more about the United States. Twenty-four teachers arrived at UT earlier this month and will stay until February 21. In addition to their other studies, the teachers will be honing their teaching skills.
You may think you scored a great Black Friday or Cyber Monday deal—and perhaps you did. But you’ve also told retailers a lot about your shopping habits and how they can get your future business. The booming world of business analytics is boosting profits for online and brick-and-mortar retailers. But the same tools are also
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.
Business professionals looking to use data and modeling to achieve a competitive edge for their organizations are invited to attend a two-day conference at UT, on the rapidly growing field of business analytics. The national conference, Business Analytics as a Growth Strategy, will be held October 11-12. It will provide business analytics sales and marketing
The new motion picture Moneyball tells the story of how a general manager uses modern-day analytics and statistics to change the age-old tradition of baseball. The results were millions of dollars in savings and five trips to the playoffs. This is the power of “business analytics.” It is the focus of coursework being offered in