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Women in Business: history, allyship, and affecting change

In support of people of all gender identities, the David Eccles School of Business hosted the Fall 2019 Women in Business Luncheon, featuring panelists Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake City Council Member; Kris Liacopoulos, former general manager of Fidelity Investments Utah region; and Shawn Coon, Ph.D. candidate and graduate assistant at the University of Utah. Ghorbani kicked off the event with a brief yet thorough [...]

2019-10-31T10:12:04-07:00October 31st, 2019|

First Ascent Scholars travel to Moab for a 3-day outdoor adventure

Earlier this month, first-year students from the First Ascent Scholars group traveled to Moab, Utah. In addition to evening lessons and a closing ceremony, students spent four days camping, hiking, and canyoneering to iconic destinations such as Delicate Arch, Wall Street, and Medieval Dome. This trip is the culminating event of the BUS 3800 course on Leadership for a Better World. Following the social [...]

2019-11-27T16:58:26-07:00October 28th, 2019|

Eight activities to get ready for fall

Midterms are finally coming to an end, and now we can look forward to arguably one of the best times of the year: fall! After working hard and studying for your midterms, it's good to take a break, destress, and reward yourself for all of your hard work. Here are our top eight things to do to get you in the mood for [...]

2019-10-25T09:32:49-07:00October 25th, 2019|

Women in Business: Board Member Experience

I’ve always been passionate about women’s initiatives, especially when it comes to the workplace. I joined Women In Business (WIB) at the David Eccles School of Business as a freshman in college but always wanted to be involved beyond attending a few events a year. I applied to be a board member last year after a professor of mine saw that WIB was [...]

2019-09-10T19:15:40-07:00September 12th, 2019|

MBA Online celebrates five years of excellence

This month, the University of Utah’s MBA Online program at the David Eccles School of Business celebrates five years of education, innovation, and excellence. Utah’s MBA Online was founded on the simple belief that geography and schedule constraints should never dictate someone’s access to high-quality graduate business education. Complete with AACSB international accreditation and a top-11 in the world ranking by the Princeton [...]

2019-09-03T16:41:47-07:00September 3rd, 2019|

QAMO students take the classroom to California

Having grown up in the suburbs of Utah and having minimal exposure to large, urban populaces like San Francisco, the Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations (QAMO) trip was an eye-opening and fruitful learning experience. We had the pleasure of visiting a variety of organizations, varying from large, established tech companies, such as SAP and Google, to companies living and breathing the California [...]

2019-05-23T09:36:26-07:00May 22nd, 2019|

Real Estate Around the West Coast 2019 – Stop Two: Portland

For our second stop, we arrived in Oregon. We were met with sunny skies and warm weather; a welcome change from the Pacific Northwest’s usual rainy, overcast days. After a quick stop for lunch in Pendleton, we made our way north, making a pit stop at Multnomah Falls to stretch our legs and enjoy the lush greenery of the area. The following morning [...]

2019-05-15T10:02:20-07:00May 15th, 2019|

2019 Real Estate Around the West Coast – Stop One: Boise

As one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, Boise, ID is a bustling town full of new construction and innovative development concepts. We checked into our hotel and quickly headed to IndieDwell, located just outside the city in Caldwell, ID. Pete Gombert, the executive chairman, met us at their factory and gave us a comprehensive tour, introducing us to the unique way they [...]

2019-05-14T09:02:45-07:00May 14th, 2019|

2019 Real Estate Around the West Coast – Trip Kick-Off

One of the many unique benefits of the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the David Eccles School of Business is the annual real estate trip. It is something I have looked forward to since starting the program, and it is a truly priceless opportunity that our entire group is happy to be a part of. This year, our program has [...]

2019-05-13T10:18:38-07:00May 13th, 2019|

The value of Opportunity Scholars

For first-generation students, navigating higher education for the first time often presents unique challenges. The Opportunity Scholars program at the David Eccles School of Business is designed to help break down those barriers so students can achieve excellence, both in and out of the classroom. On Tuesday, March 19, current members of the cohort met with program alums during their monthly meeting. This was [...]

2019-11-27T16:36:18-07:00March 25th, 2019|