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Future Alumni Friday: Claire Morawski

Happy *almost* end of the semester everybody! We are kicking off the finals season by continuing our #futurealumnifriday series. Have you met Claire Morawski here at the David Eccles School of Business? If you haven’t met her within the walls of the Eccles School, we are certain you have seen her around because she is the CEO of BLinc and involved with Chi [...]

2019-04-12T10:09:20-06:00April 11th, 2019|

Whistleblowers help companies perform better over time

Corporate scandals may cost a company in the short term, but a new study by David Eccles Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor Stephen Stubben finds that companies that allow employees to disclose wrongdoing are more profitable in the long run. Over time, these firms tend to out perform those that do not have disclosure protocols in place, Stubben and his coauthor Kyle Welch of [...]

2018-11-29T17:10:07-07:00November 29th, 2018|

Eccles School team wins regional Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case Competition

The David Eccles School of Business team was named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition. More than 60 teams representing more than 40 colleges and universities participated in the regional event from Nov. 9-10, held at Deloitte offices across the U.S. The Eccles School team demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively to solve a complex [...]

2018-11-27T12:37:10-07:00November 26th, 2018|

U.S. News rankings: Eccles School undergrad Entrepreneurship program No. 15

The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program was ranked No. 8 for state schools. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a top-15 school for Entrepreneurship,” said Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director [...]

2018-09-28T10:13:43-06:00September 26th, 2018|

Women’s Mentoring Program helps MAcc students build accounting careers

For the last three years, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at the David Eccles School of Business has been making strides for women entering the accounting profession through the implementation of the MAcc Women’s Mentoring Program. The Women’s Mentoring Program is intended to provide mentorship to MAcc women students with female role models in the industry as they work through the MAcc [...]

2018-08-28T17:11:57-06:00August 28th, 2018|

5 tips and tricks to make sure your graduation regalia is on correctly

You've worked hard to earn your degree and to celebrate at graduation. Check out these five tips to make sure your regalia is on just right so you can look your sharpest on your big day. Congratulations, graduates! 1. Adjust your gown so it rests comfortably on your shoulders and hits below your knees but doesn't pose a tripping hazard. 2. For graduate students, [...]

2018-04-24T17:42:55-06:00April 24th, 2018|

Voluntary financial disclosures can prove powerful for activist investors

Activist investors always face the challenge of convincing other shareholders that their agenda will actually increase the value of the targeted firm. To combat the issue, they often release public disclosures in hopes of persuading others. Eccles School Assistant Professor of Accounting Jordan Schoenfeld recently analyzed these disclosures — and their consequences. Check out his findings in The CLS Blue Sky Blog, the Columbia [...]

2018-04-13T08:25:29-06:00April 13th, 2018|

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards announced

It is our distinct pleasure to announce the recipients of our David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards for 2016-2017.  These colleagues were chosen on behalf of our faculty for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on ethics initiatives, and to help make business [...]

2018-01-11T10:28:43-07:00January 11th, 2018|

MAcc Program Happenings and Opportunities for Students

At the David Eccles School of Business, we keep a careful pulse on industry happenings, student feedback and opportunities for up-and-coming undergraduates. Recently, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program has made a few programmatic changes in order to better align certain aspects of the program with industry and student needs. Part-Time Scholarships Now Available Fall 2018 part-time students will be eligible for scholarship consideration. [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:23-07:00December 8th, 2017|