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Grab some grub on campus!

If you’re hungry and looking for something new to try, you’ve come to the right place. The University of Utah has lots of places to grab some grub! Check out these seven spots on campus to satisfy any appetite. Food Trucks If you’re looking for something fun, food trucks are the perfect option. Located in the library plaza during lunchtime, there is a [...]

2021-10-21T11:20:47-06:00October 21st, 2021|

Announcing the Marriner S. Eccles Institute Rising Scholar in Finance Award for Ph.D. students

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is proud to announce the Marriner S. Eccles Institute Rising Scholar in Finance Award. Funded through the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis, the scholarship provides $5,000 per year for the first two years of the Eccles Ph.D. program. This generous award for Ph.D. students with an emphasis in [...]

2021-10-18T11:02:17-06:00October 18th, 2021|

First Ascent brings students, families, mentors together for annual Family BBQ

Students in the First Ascent Scholars program gathered earlier this month for their annual family BBQ. This event allows scholars, families, and mentors to reconnect and celebrate the start of a new year. This year's event was held outside on the GARFF patio and featured southern barbeque, lawn and table games, and great conversation. “I enjoyed sitting with my friends and eating dinner [...]

2021-09-29T15:57:10-06:00September 29th, 2021|

BLinc. teams up with the Hinckley Institute of Politics to get out the vote

In celebration of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 28, 2021, Business Leaders Incorporated (BLinc.), recently partnered with the Hinckley Institute of Politics to work with students on registering to vote and check their voter registration status. On Sept. 13 and 20, BLinc. created a space in the Spencer Fox Eccles Building for students to connect, pick up some snacks, swag, and stickers [...]

2021-09-27T17:35:58-06:00September 27th, 2021|

Student club spotlight: Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) was the first national organization focused on the development of Latino professionals and continues to provide men and women with opportunities for internships and jobs at the largest companies around the world. Their mission is “to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the [...]

2021-09-27T10:14:27-06:00September 27th, 2021|

5 Late-night dining places to try in Salt Lake City

If you’re new to Salt Lake City or just want to try something new, I am here to help. The University of Utah's host city offers an extremely wide (and delicious) variety of cuisines, so sometimes it can be hard to make a decision. If you’ve had a long week and want to go grab a late-night bite with friends, here are a [...]

2021-09-21T15:00:00-06:00September 21st, 2021|

Tips for writing your first resume

It can be daunting to create your first resume! Maybe you don’t have formal experience or perhaps you’ve been dreading what seems like a complex task. We've gathered some advice from our Eccles Career Coaches to help with this important step in your career journey. An easy way to get started is with a template. A template geared to your major is particularly [...]

2021-09-08T17:20:04-06:00September 7th, 2021|

Make your first semester a success!

Going to college is one of the first big steps you take in your life. It is always helpful to have a little bit of guidance as to what might be important to focus on, especially in this new chapter of your life. As someone who has been in college for a few years now, here are some things that I feel are [...]

2021-08-30T09:57:35-06:00August 30th, 2021|

Find your caffeine fix on campus

College can be busy! Whether you need help getting started or a cup to finish out the day, your caffeine fix on campus is close at hand. Two Creek Coffee House Two Creek is located in the Blockchain Café nearby in the GARFF Building - as well as in the Sutton and William Browning Buildings on campus. They specialize in providing delicious handcrafted [...]

2021-08-17T17:41:45-06:00August 17th, 2021|

5 tips & tricks for the first week of college

School is just around the corner, and with that comes all the feelings. Whether this is your first year or your last, everyone is going to feel the learning curve as we ease back into reality after a year of virtual learning. With many students coming to campus for the first time, here are some helpful tips and tricks for the first week [...]

2021-08-11T18:33:08-06:00August 11th, 2021|