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Caregiving Collaborative Op-Ed: Honor caregivers during the holidays

The University of Utah Family Caregiving Collaborative published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune reminding Utahns to thank caregivers during the holidays. Debra Scammon, a professor at the Eccles School and senior faculty associate at the collaborative, was one of the op-ed's co-authors. In Utah, more than 450,000 people serve in the role of caregiver, meaning they provide unpaid care for folks from [...]

2021-12-21T15:41:10-07:00December 21st, 2021|

Operations & Supply Chain (OSC) major hosts Network with the Professionals

More than 100 students recently gathered for Network with the Professionals, an event hosted by the Operations & Supply Chain (OSC) major at the David Eccles School of Business. An ongoing series, Network with the Professionals invites industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to an open conversation with Eccles School students to discuss career opportunities within the OSC landscape. Given current challenges to supply chains [...]

2021-12-22T10:27:01-07:00December 21st, 2021|

Opportunity Scholars celebrate Fall 2021 graduates

Opportunity Scholars gathered students, family, and mentors for a celebration of their Fall 2021 graduates. The evening started with an official presentation where each graduate was presented with a special stole, lei, and leather folder imprinted with the program logo. Graduates then spoke of their gratitude to the program and the donors who helped to make their education possible. There was a strong [...]

2021-12-14T09:09:06-07:00December 14th, 2021|

Learning abroad in Korea with Eccles Global

Editor's Note: Earlier this year, professor Chong Oh, director of the Undergraduate Information Systems program at the David Eccles School of Business, took students abroad to Korea to earn a minor in Information Systems. Undergraduate students Rebecca Hoyt and Quinci Fisher wrote about their exciting experience with the Eccles Global Learning Abroad program! Read the final installment of the two-part series here. “I encourage [...]

2021-12-10T14:44:14-07:00December 9th, 2021|

Part 2: Learning abroad in Korea with Eccles Global

Earlier this year, Associate Professor (Lecturer) Chong Oh, director of the Undergraduate Information Systems program at the David Eccles School of business, took students abroad to Korea to obtain a minor in Information Systems. Undergraduate students Rebecca Hoyt and Quinci Fisher wrote about their exciting experience with the Eccles Global program! To see part one of this blog post, click here! What was your [...]

2021-12-09T17:06:15-07:00December 9th, 2021|

Business Scholars develop leadership skills during a visit to Zion National Park

Over the 2021 Fall Semester, students in our Business Scholars program spent a weekend in Zion National Park for a leadership retreat. The weekend started in Springdale, UT, just outside the park, where students were welcomed with a luau featuring delicious food from Moki’s Hawaiian Grill and an incredible fire dancing display featuring introductions to each of the Pacific Islands. Embracing their "aloha" spirit, [...]

2021-12-08T11:51:55-07:00December 7th, 2021|

Need extra support? Check out five resources right here on campus

College life on a budget can be challenging, especially this time of year. The University of Utah provides a network of support — from food pantries to mental health services. Basic Needs Collective (BNC) The Basic Needs Collective is the central location on campus for resources related to food insecurity, unstable housing, health insurance, legal services, mental health, and more. They can connect [...]

2021-12-06T09:21:49-07:00December 6th, 2021|

Five resources you might not know about at the Marriott Library

The Marriott Library is one of the best resources on campus. With five levels and more than 4 million books plus everything from lockers to a writing center — academic success is right around the corner. Check out these five resources you may not know about: 1) Knowledge Commons Knowledge Commons is an amazing student resource. Located on Level 2, you'll find electronic [...]

2021-12-02T09:44:05-07:00December 2nd, 2021|

Eccles graduate students dive into Domo & Layton Construction Hackathon

The big, blue DOMO bus was on campus this fall, which signified the return of the DOMO & Layton Construction Hackathon hosted by the Information Systems department at the David Eccles School of Business.  For this competition, undergraduate and graduate students teams are presented with a real-world problem and are tasked to formulate a solution using the DOMO Business Intelligence (BI) platform and [...]

2021-11-30T14:15:58-07:00November 30th, 2021|

Eccles students get creative during Wednesdays at GARFF

The spirit of fall was in the air of the Garff Lobby. Hosting their weekly "Wednesdays at GARFF" event, student leaders Victoria Nguyen, Business Career Services, and Chloe Carr, Goff Strategic Leadership Center, brought their creativity to their Crimson Creations. Students attending the event had the opportunity to make one of three different crafts - a beaded bracelet, a detailed coloring page, or [...]

2021-11-29T11:12:37-07:00November 29th, 2021|