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Eccles Global announces collaboration with Cabo Verde

Staff and students from Eccles Global at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah are collaborating with Cabo Verde government officials to connect Cabo Verdeans around the world and foster economic development in Cabo Verde. Eccles Global Associate Director Cesar Sanchez along with Eccles School students Peyton Williams and Amanda Edwards are working with Cabo Verde’s Secretary of State for [...]

2020-07-17T13:54:36-06:00July 17th, 2020|

Sorenson Impact Center names impact investor Geoff Davis CEO

Geoff Davis will take on the new role of CEO for the Sorenson Impact Center at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. He begins his new position on July 13, 2020. Davis is a seasoned entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur turned impact investor, and his most recent position was CEO & Managing Partner of Cicero Impact Capital. He will bring [...]

2020-06-30T13:10:01-06:00June 30th, 2020|

$20,000 prize for Eccles MRED students at the Utah Real Estate Challenge

While the 13th year of the Utah Real Estate Challenge (UREC) looked a little different than in the past due to COVID-19, an unparalleled amount of ingenuity and creativity prevailed in all nine 2020 teams and their designs. On May 1, DISC Development claimed the $20,000 grand prize for their design, Edison Tower. Runners up from last year’s UREC competition, Team DISC Development, [...]

2020-05-08T11:55:12-06:00May 8th, 2020|

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 [...]

2021-03-05T13:11:48-07:00March 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 [...]

2020-03-17T14:55:28-06:00March 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|