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Faculty, companies honored for connecting students to careers

Business Career Services (BCS) was excited to announce winners of the 2020-2021 Faculty Career Mentor and BCS Partner Awards this week at the David Eccles School of Business Virtual Awards Ceremony. Winners of this Award series were announced by Assistant Dean Katie Abby. Seven faculty members and three companies were honored for their efforts connecting students to careers by mentoring students and teaming [...]

2021-05-07T10:24:50-06:00May 7th, 2021|

BLinc. recognizes remarkable student leadership in 2020-21

Each year, Business Leaders Incorporated (BLinc.), the undergraduate student government of the David Eccles School of Business, highlights the achievements of student leaders and organizations through the Student Leadership Awards. Winners are nominated by students, faculty, and staff in recognition of their excellence in leadership and involvement. This year's virtual event highlighted the extraordinary effort student leaders embraced during the past year. Ainu [...]

2021-05-04T14:00:43-06:00May 4th, 2021|

Opportunity Scholars honors and celebrates graduates

Last week, the Opportunity Scholars program honored their 2020-21 graduates with a virtual Luau. The event gave students a chance to celebrate this important accomplishment with their families, faculty, staff, fellow students, and donors. The evening started with a welcome from program leaders Richard Kaufusi and Latu Kinikini, and a dance performance from student ambassador Haylie Heale. Graduates then spoke to those who [...]

2021-05-04T12:17:22-06:00May 4th, 2021|

Want to be a LGBTQ+ advocate? These 4 tips will help

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, the Out for Business (O4B) student organization, in partnership with the Eccles Alumni Team, hosted a panel of experts for "LGBTQ+ Advocacy: Becoming the Advocate You Were Born to Be." Below, student Brian Pham, Executive Director, O4B, takes us through major takeaways from this extraordinary discussion. Watch the full discussion on YouTube here. On April 14, we sat [...]

2021-04-27T13:31:51-06:00April 27th, 2021|

Finance majors Ethan Black and John Haraden tackle water usage at the U

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) this week by sharing stories of Eccles student entrepreneurs and organizations that highlight sustainability. As students in the Business Scholars Transfer Program, finance majors Ethan Black and John Haraden participated in the "Build a Better U" project. This project gives students the opportunity to identify, develop, and propose solutions to [...]

2021-04-21T11:58:47-06:00April 21st, 2021|

Backyard Estates: A student-created sustainable housing solution

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) this week by sharing stories of Eccles student entrepreneurs and organizations that highlight sustainability. A founder in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program, Adam Stewart, saw first-hand how renting his basement helped his family growing up, with the payments covering about 70% of their mortgage. With this in mind, [...]

2021-04-21T09:01:34-06:00April 21st, 2021|

Krum: A sustainable approach to making cold brew coffee at home

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) this week by sharing stories of Eccles student entrepreneurs and organizations that highlight sustainability. Undergraduate students at the University of Utah, Brian Landauer, Finance; Daniel Thorn, Design; Chase Martin, Finance; and Henry Wall, International Studies, came together to develop Krum, a fresh approach to making cold brew coffee at home. [...]

2021-04-20T09:37:31-06:00April 20th, 2021|

3 tactics to make your fashion purchases more sustainable

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) this week by sharing stories of Eccles student entrepreneurs and organizations that highlight sustainability. What is something that you, me, and everyone around the world have in common? Clothing! No matter where you go, fashion is a staple in every culture. That means roughly 8 billion people around the world [...]

2021-04-19T11:57:35-06:00April 19th, 2021|

LGBTQ+ campus and community resources

Last week, the University of Utah celebrated Pride Week! It was a wonderful celebration, but we know that support for our LGBTQ+ community and allies is needed year-round. The LGBT Resource Center on campus provides support, a safe space for student interaction, and educational resources. Visit lgbt.utah.edu to see virtual office hours, find community in their Virtual Student Lounge on Discord, and ask [...]

2021-04-06T19:12:56-06:00April 6th, 2021|