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3 self-care tips for a successful Finals Week

The topic of mental health has been at the forefront of discussion this semester as we all continue to work through how remote working and learning affects us each differently. As we approach finals, this is especially true. While in years past we may have been able to hole ourselves up for a week in the house in a marathon study session, we’ve [...]

2020-11-30T12:24:52-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Student support and resources over Winter Break

Although classes may have gone online, there are many resources available to students, both on-campus and virtually throughout the online extension period (Nov. 26 - Dec. 12) and Winter Break (Dec. 13 - Jan. 15)! If you find yourself on campus during these breaks, there still are several resources available to you! Here's what open: On-Campus Resources Online extension period (Nov. 26-Dec. 12) [...]

2020-11-30T09:25:45-07:00November 30th, 2020|

AMA Panel: Utah offers great outdoor industry careers

On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the University of Utah hosted an Outdoor Industry Marketing Panel. The AMA event highlighted professionals in the outdoor industry, who gave some great insights into the work that they do, as well as some advice to students interested in outdoor industry careers. The panel featured two women who have a passion for [...]

2020-11-24T10:09:01-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Findings show female youth voters show up to cast their ballots

Originally published on Nov. 4, 2020 at www.wliut.com. Since 2014, youth voter turnout has been the most rapidly changing segment of eligible voting population participation rates, especially among young women. Voter turnout among 18- to 29-year-olds jumped from 20% in 2014 to 36% in 2018. This was the largest percentage point increase for any age group – a 79% increase. This swift increase [...]

2020-11-19T10:37:57-07:00November 19th, 2020|

TEK Company Profiles: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst

Last month, the Business Career Services (BCS) at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a career fair to give students insight into several companies that are currently hiring for jobs and internships. I had the privilege of attending the presentations and Q&A sessions of two companies: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst. Sundance Institute is a nonprofit that works with up-and-coming film creators [...]

2020-11-06T17:43:00-07:00November 6th, 2020|

‘Leadership is stewardship’: Opportunity Scholars hold Annual Leadership Retreat

“At the end of the day, people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou This quote highlights the overall theme of the Opportunity Scholars Annual Leadership Retreat. Held virtually earlier this month, the event brought in speakers and alumni Annie Leither, VP Sponsorships, Zions Bank, and Erumis Ureña, Executive Officer, U.S. Foreign [...]

2020-10-28T09:21:10-07:00October 28th, 2020|

Creating your own career: Women in entrepreneurship

The Women in Entrepreneurship Alumnae Panel brought together creative minds from across the University of Utah to share their experiences as real-world entrepreneurs. Participants included Camryn Polansky of the Lassonde Founders student group; Juliana Duran, small-business owner and entrepreneur; Anne Bastien, Program Director at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute; Justin Kahn, Instructor in the Master of Business Creation program at the David Eccles School of [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-07:00October 27th, 2020|

Business Scholars hold Annual Leadership Retreat in Midway

Business Scholars recently held their Leadership Retreat in Midway, Utah. This annual retreat is normally held in Zion National Park; however, the pandemic required a pivot and provided a unique experience closer to home. This fun single-day conference allowed students to make lasting friendships, enjoy the beautiful Utah scenery, and learn from amazing keynote speakers — all while being socially distant. To start [...]

2020-10-13T09:23:37-07:00October 13th, 2020|

First Ascent Scholars hold sophomore retreat

Recently, our First Ascent Sophomore Scholars held their annual Fall Retreat on campus. While this year’s socially distanced event may have looked a little different compared to the cozy cabin retreat in years past, students still were able to reconnect in person, learn more about each other, and expand their leadership development skills through the Social Change Model introduced to them Freshman year.  [...]

2020-10-12T09:54:58-07:00October 12th, 2020|

Careers at Maverik: The adventure of a lifetime

The Gear-Up: Operations and Supply Chain Online Career Fair brought in companies from around Utah, with employment opportunities throughout the U.S. At a time where jobs seem a little harder to come by, it was exciting to see so many companies attending college recruiting events and actively hiring. Among the companies represented, Maverik hosted a few sessions that gave valuable insight into what [...]

2020-10-07T10:31:29-07:00October 7th, 2020|