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Congrats to the ethics undergraduate case competition winners!

Students from the David Eccles School of Business participated in near-record numbers in this academic year's Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Undergraduate Case Competition. Fourteen teams participated in the competition, which was held in the GARFF Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 18. Student contended with a hypothetical, real-world situation regarding private medical information overheard in a workplace. The teams each had a couple of weeks [...]

2022-11-25T15:49:57-07:00November 20th, 2022|

Undergrad entrepreneurship ranked No. 2 in the West by Princeton Review

Congratulations to the undergraduate entrepreneurship program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. The Princeton Review just ranked our entrepreneurship program No. 2 in the West and No. 5 overall for 2023. The Eccles School's Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute have created an incredible partnership that provides exceptional experiences for students who want to start their [...]

2022-11-15T18:03:38-07:00November 15th, 2022|

Eccles student receives prestigious Obama-Chesky Scholarship

Abukar Hassan, a double major in entrepreneurship and finance and a First Ascent Scholar, has been named one of only 100 students to earn the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service — also known as the Voyager Scholarship — funded by the Obama Foundation and Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO. He is the only student in Utah to earn this scholarship. Barack and [...]

2022-09-26T16:46:22-06:00September 26th, 2022|

How Leadership, Trust, and Integrity Intersect

When working to earn an MBA, you learn more than hard skills such as data analysis and marketing. You also spend a significant amount of time learning soft skills such as leadership abilities. As a leader, gaining trust from those you manage is crucial to success and motivation. Possibly the most important way to earn trust is by acting with integrity. The intersection between [...]

2022-11-02T21:50:44-06:00September 22nd, 2022|

Eccles School’s undergrad entrepreneurship program ranked No. 5 in U.S.

The David Eccles School of Business ranked No 5 for undergraduate entrepreneurship (and No. 2 for public schools) in the latest U.S. New & World Report rankings. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in partnership between the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Together, these programs provide a growing and broad range of programs [...]

2022-09-12T16:31:32-06:00September 12th, 2022|

The awesome experience of living, learning in South Korea

This past summer I, along with 30 other students of all ages from the David Eccles School of Business, had the opportunity to earn a minor in Information Systems while studying abroad in South Korea at the University of Utah Asia Campus. It was an incredible experience that not only allowed us to earn credits toward our degrees but at the same time, [...]

2022-09-09T13:57:11-06:00September 9th, 2022|

Living the learning abroad dream in France

Studying abroad is something every student dreams of during their academic career. It can be a wonderful opportunity to learn about and immerse yourself in another culture. Not only does this experience grant you access to many international experiences, but it enables you to learn and grow as an individual as well. For the students here participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Minor program [...]

2022-08-17T16:30:08-06:00June 14th, 2022|

Rachel Hayes named Dean of the David Eccles School of Business

University of Utah Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Martell Teasley announced that Rachel Hayes, Ph.D., has accepted an offer to serve as dean of the David Eccles School of Business for a two-year term. Hayes began serving as interim dean of the school in 2021 after former dean Taylor Randall was appointed as president of the U. Hayes, a professor in accounting, [...]

2022-04-19T15:19:49-06:00April 19th, 2022|

U.S. News ranks Eccles School MBA programs higher than last year

The Full-Time and Professional MBA programs at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business have continued their upward trajectory in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s Best Business Schools ranking. The rankings of on-campus MBA programs were released this week, adding to the concurrently released #11 ranking for entrepreneurship (#5 among public schools) at the Eccles School. The Eccles School’s Full-Time MBA advanced to [...]

2022-03-29T14:45:46-06:00March 29th, 2022|

Congratulations to winners of the Daniels Fund ethics competition!

A huge congratulations to the winners of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Undergraduate Case Competition! Students formed five teams to tackle a case that presented several ethical dilemmas during the competition, which took place virtually on Friday, Jan. 28. The teams had about two weeks to prepare their initial ethical analysis of the case and provide their findings in a 15-minute presentation to [...]

2022-02-07T14:49:29-07:00February 7th, 2022|