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Eccles School ranked No. 12 for MBA entrepreneurship by U.S. News

The David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 12 in the latest MBA rankings for entrepreneurship released today by US News and World Report. The rankings are for the year 2021. The Eccles School ranking is an improvement from the last year’s ranking of No. 17 for MBA entrepreneurship. In related rankings released earlier from US News and World Report, the Eccles School ranked [...]

2020-03-17T15:41:58-07:00March 17th, 2020|

Two MBA programs among best in nation in U.S. News rankings

Two MBA programs at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their annual Best Business Schools rankings. The Eccles School's Full-Time MBA program advanced four spots to No. 48, placing it in the top 50 full-time MBA programs in the nation. Meanwhile, the Professional MBA program [...]

2020-03-17T14:55:28-07:00March 17th, 2020|

Gardner Policy Institute releases 2020 Economic Report to the Governor

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today presented the 32nd Economic Report to the Governor to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert at the 2020 Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber. The report has been the preeminent source for data and commentary on Utah’s economy for over 30 years. The consensus forecast predicts increased uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy [...]

2020-01-21T11:48:11-07:00January 17th, 2020|

New report calls for actions to improve air quality address climate crisis

January 6, 2020 (Salt Lake City, Utah) - The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today released a breakthrough report designed to inform Utah’s efforts to improve air quality and address a changing climate. The report, called The Utah Roadmap, was requested by the Utah Legislature and includes seven priority strategies to reduce air emissions in Utah. If followed, these strategies will protect Utahns’ health, [...]

2020-01-06T16:16:41-07:00January 6th, 2020|

Sorenson Impact Center, Forbes launch list of top opportunity zone catalysts

The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts​, a partnership between the Sorenson Impact Center and Forbes, has today announced a new list recognizing community organizations and OZ Funds that are committed to achieving equitable economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities throughout the country. More than 8,700 opportunity zones were designated as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These zones [...]

2019-12-12T09:56:18-07:00December 12th, 2019|

MBA Online program ranked top 10 worldwide in Princeton Review

The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business jumped two spots in the 2020 Princeton Review top 25 online MBA programs ranking, landing at No. 9. The program was ranked No. 2 in the West. “This exciting recognition by the Princeton Review as one of the top 10 online MBA programs in the world confirms the unique excellence [...]

2019-11-20T21:15:46-07:00November 20th, 2019|

Executive MBA Program ranked No. 4 in the West, No. 21 nationally

The Executive MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is once again ranked as one of the best in the world, according to this year’s rankings by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 4 in the West, No. 21 nationally and No. 98 globally. It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in the Financial Times’ top-100 Executive [...]

2019-11-18T10:41:00-07:00November 18th, 2019|

Forbes names Eccles School Full-time MBA to Best Business Schools list

(September 18, 2019) — The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been ranked No. 36 overall in Forbes’ Best Business Schools 2019 ranking. The program, which has never before been ranked by Forbes, also ranked No. 6 in the West. “The Forbes Best Business Schools MBA rankings are unique in that the ranking is based on a [...]

2019-09-18T11:12:04-07:00September 18th, 2019|

2019 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards winners, finalists announced

Nine businesses, nonprofits and government agencies that embody the spirit of ethical leadership were honored with the 2019 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards. The awards recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a founder of the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and the importance of absolute ethical principles. [...]

2019-09-10T22:18:02-07:00September 10th, 2019|

Gardner Policy Institute launches Ivory Experiences

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute is starting a student program called Ivory Experiences that is being underwritten by the Ivory Foundation. It provides undergraduate students a unique opportunity to interact and learn from the Institute as well as prominent business and community leaders. Each semester, 10 undergraduate students will be selected to take part in the Ivory Experiences. Ivory Experience Opportunities Public Policy [...]

2019-08-06T10:59:46-07:00July 15th, 2019|