The David Eccles School of Business recently hosted its largest Game Day Analytics Challenge (GDAC) to date, both in the number of participating teams and sponsors. GDAC is an annual competition that gives student teams just four days to analyze millions of Tweets related to Super Bowl ads and produce a professional infographic and white paper. This year 32 made it to the [...]
Master of Business Creation student Yasmin Khan is getting some major recognition for her Khalm Skincare line. Her Overnight Oil Elixir was just named one of the Five Best Face Oils to Use in 2021. Read the full article in Forbes, and get your own oil at Khalm Skincare.
President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Dr. Jill Jim, executive director of the Navajo Department of Health, to serve on his COVID-19 Advisory Board. Jim earned her Master of Healthcare Administration from the David Eccles School of Business and her doctorate in Public Health from the University of Utah. "Dr. Jim's extensive public health experience and expertise (have) been a major benefit for the Navajo [...]
Graduates in all of the Specialized Master’s Programs at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah experienced strong career placements and high starting salaries despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Career placement rates ranged from 93% to 100%, and starting salaries showed the return on investment Specialized Master’s Program students received. The impressive statistics come from a combination of well-prepared graduates, a [...]
Zoom is experiencing a nationwide issue that is making logging in appear to not be working for some users. However, we have found a workaround so you can log in to your Zoom classes today if you have any. Please watch the one-minute video below to see how the easy workaround functions. You will need to copy/paste the meeting ID if you want to [...]
Welcome back to school and to the David Eccles School of Business! We all know this is going to be a semester to remember, and one for the history books. Despite all that is going on, the faculty and staff at the Eccles School are here to support you through every step of your educational journey! Check out the video below as we welcome [...]
This past school year, the David Eccles School of Business Launched the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program, which was designed specifically with entrepreneurs and startup companies in mind. The original founding class consisted of 26 students and 20 startups, with classes, meetings, and grades specifically geared toward driving the startup’s success. In an article on universitybusiness.com, Thad Kelling articulates how the global pandemic [...]
Virtual proms have become a huge trend this year, as the raging coronavirus pandemic continues to close schools around the country. Taylor Buckley, a Master of Business Creation student at the Eccles School, is behind an app that is making many of these virtual dance events possible. Check out how the app works at ABC4 Utah and NBC Chicago.
Two David Eccles School of Business second-year Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) students, Kelcie Douglas and Alyse Wells, have spearheaded the Salt Lake City chapter of Frontline Foods. Frontline Foods is a grassroots organization that supports local restaurants impacted by the COVID-19 crisis by feeding workers who are battling on the frontlines. Frontline Foods has partnered with World Central Kitchen, a tax-exempt, registered 501(c)(3) charitable [...]
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 [...]