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Congrats to the ethics undergraduate case competition winners!

Students from the David Eccles School of Business participated in near-record numbers in this academic year's Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Undergraduate Case Competition. Fourteen teams participated in the competition, which was held in the GARFF Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 18. Student contended with a hypothetical, real-world situation regarding private medical information overheard in a workplace. The teams each had a couple of weeks [...]

2022-11-25T15:49:57-07:00November 20th, 2022|

Eccles students use design and creativity to raise awareness for clean water worldwide

Crisp, fresh mountain stream water on demand from our tap is one of the huge luxuries that comes with being nestled in the Wasatch Mountains. But not everyone is so lucky.  The Information Systems program at the Eccles School partnered with Adobe and WHOlives to host a competition where student teams create a website to promote the WHOlives’ mission. WHOlives is a non-profit organization [...]

2022-11-11T11:09:58-07:00November 10th, 2022|

Eccles Entrepreneur Susma Gurung supports young entrepreneurs with Off the Rack

Off The Rack focuses on creating a place and platform for creative student entrepreneurs, like founder Susma Gurung. The goal is to "provide young entrepreneurs an opportunity to gain exposure for their sustainable business or startup," says Gurung. Set up in a flea market format and located on the University of Utah campus, Off the Rack started with seven vendors in February of [...]

2022-11-09T16:30:34-07:00November 9th, 2022|

First Ascent Scholars find adventure and community

The First Ascent Program has been busy with its scholars! They recently took their first-year students to Moab to camp over fall break. This trip allows students to disconnect with the world, be one with nature, and make stronger connections with their fellow First Ascent peers. Students got the chance to engage in different curricular activities that focused on social change, leadership, citizenship, [...]

2022-11-09T15:27:53-07:00November 9th, 2022|

New Hey U Podcast: Operations and Supply Chain Management with Maverik

What is your favorite road trip snack? Regardless of your preference for salty or sweet, chances are you've stopped at a Maverik to snag your go-to treat. Look no further than the newest episode of the Hey U podcast if you've ever wondered how these items make it from their distributors onto Maverik's shelves. In this Operations and Supply Chain-centered episode titled "OSC- [...]

2022-11-03T20:21:47-06:00November 3rd, 2022|

Four resources to help you ace your exams

Exams can be stressful, especially if you are struggling with some of the concepts from your classes. Fortunately, there are several resources on campus to help you be successful. 1) Business Tutoring Center Your Eccles Experience includes free tutoring through the Business Tutoring Center. Located on the first floor of the SFEBB, in rooms 1173 and 1175, they offer virtual and in-person tutoring. [...]

2022-10-27T17:30:51-06:00October 27th, 2022|

2022 Eccles Gala brings the Eccles community together

Lights, camera, action! BLinc recently held its annual Eccles Gala. This event brought students, faculty, and alumni together to connect over dinner from Olive Garden and Thirst. There was also an opportunity drawing - Cotopaxi backpacks and two Amazon Echo Dots! We would like to recognize our traditions team who made Eccles Gala happen; Julie Paredes-Pozas (Director of Eccles Traditions), Sally Tran (Associate [...]

2022-10-25T14:34:26-06:00October 25th, 2022|

Executive MBA Program ranks Top 20 in the United States

The Executive MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is again ranked among the world’s best according to this year’s rankings by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 3 in the West, No. 19 nationally, and No. 86 globally (up from No. 93 globally in 2021). It remains the only school in Utah to be ranked in [...]

2022-10-17T17:03:26-06:00October 16th, 2022|

Doers Give Back! Announcing the new EDI Leadership Award

Our Eccles community recently came together to make 234 dog toys for a local animal shelter — and grab a bowl of CupBop — during Pups & Cups, BLinc's (your Business Student Government) first service project of the year! Service projects are important to the Eccles community because it helps students have the opportunity to become effective and inspirational members of their community. [...]

2022-10-06T16:54:05-06:00October 6th, 2022|

Opportunity Scholars partner with companies for NEW! mentorship program

In partnership with Business Career Services, Opportunity Scholars recently launched a new mentorship program for scholars within the program. This program kicked off in October, bringing several employers to campus to connect with these first-generation students regarding their career journeys and experience. Part of the event featured speed networking, allowing mentors to rotate between tables of three to four students. As a result, [...]

2022-10-04T09:58:22-06:00October 4th, 2022|