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Everything You Need to Know from Spring SCF 2023

May 11, 2023
From April 25–27, nearly 600 supply chain management professionals and students attended the spring Supply Chain Forum, which included networking and recruiting sessions for employers and students, research discussions and panels with industry leaders, and a live podcast recording.

SC Ports CEO Melvin named ‘Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain’

May 11, 2023
South Carolina Ports President and CEO Barbara Melvin received the Outstanding Women in Supply Chain Award from supply chain management students at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Five Haslam SCM Faculty Receive New Appointments

May 11, 2023
Twelve faculty members at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business have been appointed to named positions. Five of these faculty are transitioning from one professorship to another, while seven are receiving named appointments for the first time.
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Beyond Supply Chain with Kellie Harper

May 10, 2023
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Spring Supply Chain Forum, which took place from April 25–27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. On the forum's final day, supply chain management department head John Bell spoke with University of Tennessee women’s basketball head coach Kellie Harper about leadership principles that transcend professional disciplines.
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Closing the Loop on Rare Earths

May 9, 2023
This post is the third in the series, Raw Materials and Natural Resources in the Supply Chain, which explores the understudied, and often misunderstood, processes for sourcing natural resources that are used as raw materials by the industries that make the products we buy every day. Read the first post about the dilemma farmers face in how to use their land. The second post explored the challenge of reshoring raw materials supply.
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Gen Z is Here. Now What?

May 9, 2023
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Spring Supply Chain Forum, which took place from April 25–27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Attendees may download the full presentation from the session under Resources in the GSCI app.
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Q&A: The Societal Importance of Haslam’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Research

May 8, 2023
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranked fourth in the SCM Journal List’s annual ranking of university supply chain management research production. This marks the eighth consecutive year Haslam has been in the prestigious ranking’s top four, affirming the central role of supply chain management research at the college.
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UT Haslam Attains Top Spots in U.S. News Graduate Business Rankings

April 27, 2023
For the second year in a row, Haslam’s Supply Chain Management graduate coursework ranked No. 3. among public institutions and No. 4 nationally. Haslam’s Business Analytics graduate coursework made its first appearance in the U.S. News ranking, debuting at No. 15 among publics and No. 38 overall. This marks the ninth consecutive year that the supply chain graduate coursework has placed in the top 10. Gartner also ranked the supply chain graduate programs No. 1 nationally last year.
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Q&A: Bolumole Discusses Transportation Research Board’s Vital Role in American Transportation Policy

March 2, 2023
Last November, Yemisi “Yem” Bolumole, Ryder Professor in Supply Chain Management in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, was selected to join the TRB’s Committee on Impacts of Alternative Compensation Methods on Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Retention and Safety Performance. In a question-and-answer session, Bolumole explained more about the TRB and her committee’s mission.

Winter Advisory Board Meeting: SCM Program Growth, Digitalization and the Economy, and Supply Chain Planning

February 16, 2023
The first Global Supply Chain Institute Advisory Board meeting of 2023 recently took place at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The GSCI Advisory Board, composed of senior leaders from Supply Chain Forum partners representing public and private companies of all sizes, provides guidance and direction for the institute.