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Jay Barney to receive John Fayerweather Eminent Scholar Award

Eccles School professor Jay Barney has been selected to receive the 2020 John Fayerweather Eminent Scholar Award from the Fellows of the Academy of International Business, to be presented this July at the AIB annual conference in Miami. This is the most important award given by the AIB and is selected by a committee of Fellows. The award is unique, honoring scholars from outside [...]

2020-02-07T09:43:45-07:00January 24th, 2020|

The Goff Strategic Leadership Center celebrates achievements at open house

It was a full house on Wednesday as the Goff Strategic Leadership Center held its first open house event. The open house was packed with current Goff Scholars, faculty, staff, and eager and curious students wanting to learn more about how they can get involved with the Goff Center. The event was both a meet and greet and a celebration of some of the [...]

2020-01-24T18:31:25-07:00January 24th, 2020|

Eccles School again ranked top 10 for Entrepreneurship

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top 10 school for entrepreneurship. In new rankings for 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Eccles School No. 10 (No. 6 among state schools) for undergraduate and No. 17 for graduate entrepreneurship. While Bloomberg Businessweek ranked it No. 6 for full-time MBA entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship opportunities at the [...]

2019-12-18T10:23:40-07:00December 18th, 2019|

Eccles School Global Entrepreneurship Program opens doors

If you love history but have your sights set on the future, the Global Entrepreneurship Program in Nice is for you. Hangout areas range from the charming old town to the modern coastline, making it a great location for all. Considering how accessible Nice is to other places such as Cannes, Eze, Paris, and more, it’s a shame not to visit the area. [...]

2019-06-12T16:14:00-07:00June 12th, 2019|

MRED celebrates 10 years of success

From LA to New York and many cities in between, the David Eccles School of Business Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) network continues to grow across the nation. Mostly concentrated in the Wasatch Valley, MRED graduates manage hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate developments, construction, and various investment funds for corporations large and small. “Due to the huge success of our [...]

2019-05-28T14:36:04-07:00May 24th, 2019|

Part-Time MBA program jumps 16 spots to No. 44 in U.S. News rankings

March 12, 2019 — The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business’ Professional MBA program jumped 16 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for the best part-time MBA programs, moving to No. 44 overall, and No.1 part-time MBA in Utah. The part-time MBA ranking represents an astounding 64 spot climb in just two years. The Eccles School’s MBA Entrepreneurship ranking also [...]

2019-03-12T08:58:34-07:00March 11th, 2019|

Black History Month: Janice Bryant Howroyd

Editor's Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Janice Bryant Howroyd is the founder and CEO of the ActOne Group, an employment agency and consultancy firm. She is the first African-American woman to operate a company that brings in more than $1 [...]

2019-02-04T12:26:37-07:00February 4th, 2019|

Eccles School ranks No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneurship in Princeton Review

The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U also improved four places in the survey to be ranked No. 19 for graduate entrepreneur studies. Entrepreneur programs at the U are provided by the David Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde [...]

2018-11-13T16:57:09-07:00November 13th, 2018|

University of Utah MBA program ranked No. 2 for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg

The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business received a No. 2 ranking for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg Businessweek in their listing of the Best Business Schools for 2018 released today. Overall, the Eccles School jumped 20 spots in the ranking to No. 36 in the country, and it received another No. 2 ranking on the index for learning. “We are thrilled [...]

2018-11-12T14:10:45-07:00November 12th, 2018|

Eccles School’s Full-Time MBA team wins Adobe Analytics Challenge

Three years in a row, three MBA students from the David Eccles School of Business have competed in the final round of the annual Adobe Analytics Challenge. In that time, The University of Utah has been one of only two programs to consistently reach the finals. This year, Full-Time MBA students Cameron Rigby, Chandler Bush, and Phillip Fuchs received first place, returning home [...]

2018-11-02T16:40:38-07:00November 2nd, 2018|