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Executive MBA Program ranks Top 20 in the United States

The Executive MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is again ranked among the world’s best according to this year’s rankings by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 4 in the West, No. 19 nationally, and No. 94 globally (up from No. 98 globally in 2019). It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in [...]

2020-10-26T09:22:37-06:00October 26th, 2020|

Ethics Club speaker guides students on how to find ethical companies

This past week, the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative and the Ethics Club at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a virtual event for students, staff, and faculty, featuring Erica Cuttitta as she discussed how to find ethical companies. Here are three key takeaways from her presentation: More than half of U.S. workers define their current company as having an ethical culture. While [...]

2020-10-19T18:22:11-06:00October 19th, 2020|

Eccles School launches postdoctoral program in Entrepreneurship & Strategy

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business launched a new postdoctoral fellowship program with the hire of Maria Kurakina, a young scholar with a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Postdoctoral programs provide recent Ph.D. graduates with an opportunity to grow their expertise and publish original research, while also [...]

2020-09-29T13:39:35-06:00September 29th, 2020|

Circuit Breaker: What to expect for the next two weeks

A "circuit breaker" for COVID-19 is happening over the next two weeks. All instruction and student services are moving online from Sunday, Sept. 27-Sunday, Oct. 11 to allow for a two-week reset for quarantine and to accommodate security needs for the U.S. Vice Presidential debate. All University of Utah buildings, including all Eccles School buildings, will be locked during this two-week time frame with [...]

2020-09-24T17:35:02-06:00September 25th, 2020|

Utah Ethical Leadership Awards announced

Nine businesses, nonprofits and government agencies that embody the spirit of ethical leadership were recognized at the 2020 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards. The awards recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a pioneer in the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and the importance of absolute ethical [...]

2020-09-18T11:04:39-06:00September 18th, 2020|

COVID-19 deaths among Black essential workers linked to racial disparities

Study co-authors Tiana Rogers, Ph.D., and Charles Rogers, Ph.D. A new study co-authored by Tiana Rogers, a Program Manager for Sorenson Impact Center’s Data, Policy, and Performance Innovation team, found that Black people disproportionally work in nine essential occupations that increase their exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19. “I find it ironic that the people we depend on as essential workers [...]

2020-09-16T15:30:18-06:00September 16th, 2020|

Salt Lake Chamber honors Eccles School as Community Partner of the Year

The Salt Lake Chamber named the David Eccles School of Business its Community Partner of the Year at its annual meeting earlier this month. The Eccles School and the Utah Community Builders arm of the Chamber partnered as the COVID-19 pandemic hit to work together to provide students who had lost their internships with experience and provide local businesses with workers who could help [...]

2020-09-16T15:53:03-06:00September 15th, 2020|

Eccles School’s Student Investment Fund hits $1 million mark

The Student Investment Fund at the David Eccles School of Business hit the $1 million mark on Aug. 5, 2020. “I am really excited to reach the $1 million threshold,” said Elizabeth Tashjian, a professor of Finance and faculty advisor of the Student Investment Fund. “Although it is an arbitrary number, it says to our students, our alumni, and employers that the students have [...]

2020-09-11T12:50:04-06:00September 14th, 2020|

Workaround for Zoom login issue many face on Monday, Aug. 24

Zoom is experiencing a nationwide issue that is making logging in appear to not be working for some users. However, we have found a workaround so you can log in to your Zoom classes today if you have any. Please watch the one-minute video below to see how the easy workaround functions. You will need to copy/paste the meeting ID if you want to [...]

2020-08-24T08:42:48-06:00August 24th, 2020|

Welcome Back to Fall Semester 2020!

Welcome back to school and to the David Eccles School of Business! We all know this is going to be a semester to remember, and one for the history books. Despite all that is going on, the faculty and staff at the Eccles School are here to support you through every step of your educational journey! Check out the video below as we welcome [...]

2020-08-21T11:46:16-06:00August 21st, 2020|