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Eccles School’s Full-Time MBA team wins Adobe Analytics Challenge

Three years in a row, three MBA students from the David Eccles School of Business have competed in the final round of the annual Adobe Analytics Challenge. In that time, The University of Utah has been one of only two programs to consistently reach the finals. This year, Full-Time MBA students Cameron Rigby, Chandler Bush, and Phillip Fuchs received first place, returning home [...]

2018-11-02T16:40:38-06:00November 2nd, 2018|

Freshman Business Scholars Celebrate the End of the Year

Freshman Business Scholars held their final day off class for the year on Friday April 20th. The Business Scholars discussed their favorite parts of their freshman experience and what they learned in Business Scholars. Then the students were lucky to hear from Amy Rees Anderson, an Eccles Board member who discussed the importance of setting goals. She talked about how every couple of [...]

2018-05-31T11:59:11-06:00May 31st, 2018|

2018 Real Estate Around the World – Stop Two: Hong Kong

Make sure to check out this 5 part series and learn more about the other amazing destinations the Real Estate Around the World trip landed this year, Tokyo, Vietnam, Prague and Rome, and Dublin.  We are on our way to Vietnam after a short, but incredible 24 hours in Hong Kong! Our day began meeting with Stanley Chin of Treasure Capital Asia. [...]

2018-07-02T12:54:54-06:00May 10th, 2018|

2018 Real Estate Around the World – Stop One: Tokyo

Make sure to check out this 5 part series and learn more about the other amazing destinations the Real Estate Around the World trip landed this year, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Prague and Rome, and Dublin.  Today marks our departure from our first stop on the Real Estate Round the World tour. While excited to start on the next leg of our journey, [...]

2018-07-02T12:54:45-06:00May 9th, 2018|

15 Ways for Women to Address Likability vs Competency Dilemma

Likeability versus competency. It's a dilemma almost every woman in the workplace struggles to balance. Attendees at the most recent Women in Business luncheon got some fantastic tips on striking that balance from Dr. Patricia Gorman, Managing Director of Goff Strategic Leadership Center. Gorman spoke to a full room about ways women can become strategic leaders in their careers. The lecture was jam-packed [...]

2018-03-16T16:14:34-06:00March 16th, 2018|

Transfer Business Scholars keep Portland weird

"Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to Portland, Oregon with the Transfer Scholars students. After touching down in the PNW we used MAX, Portland’s public transportation system, to reach our hotel downtown. Immediately we were entertained by some of the most insane halloween costumes… on second thought, they probably weren’t in costume at all. Have you ever thought the city of Portland couldn’t get [...]

2017-11-16T09:00:51-06:00November 16th, 2017|

Commitment to inclusivity by university leaders

In response to recent challenges our campus has faced in providing an inclusive climate, campus leaders, including Dean Taylor Randall, have drafted this statement: As leaders of the University of Utah, we work daily to facilitate the intellectual development of all campus members and help our students, staff, and faculty reach for their professional goals. Over the past months, our campus—indeed our nation—has experienced [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:24-06:00October 20th, 2017|

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2017-06-08T15:36:51-06:00June 8th, 2017|

VR Night with Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation

The Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a night of high tech simulation. Literally, it was all virtual. The center’s third virtual reality showcase provided U of U students, faculty and staff the opportunity to become acquainted with this new and disruptive technology. A range of industry visionaries represented Utah’s robust virtual reality community at the event, [...]

2017-05-30T16:45:08-06:00May 30th, 2017|

Get up and make a difference with Opportunity Scholars

"Life will knock you down. Whether you have graduated, moved on with your career or are a current student, there are always going to be things you need to stand up for. Get up. Get up and make a difference." With those closing words from Rich Kafusi, director of the Opportunity Scholars program, you'd be hard-pressed to find a dry eye in the Hilton Salt [...]

2019-11-27T16:37:26-06:00April 26th, 2017|