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Eccles School launches master’s degree specifically for entrepreneurs

May 29, 2019 – The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is taking its top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship to new heights with a master’s degree designed for serious entrepreneurs. The degree is called the Master of Business Creation (MBC), and it’s the first of its kind. Applicants must be full-time entrepreneurs who want to create, launch and scale [...]

2019-05-30T09:55:49-07:00May 29th, 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|

Real Estate Around the West Coast 2019 – Stop Two: Portland

For our second stop, we arrived in Oregon. We were met with sunny skies and warm weather; a welcome change from the Pacific Northwest’s usual rainy, overcast days. After a quick stop for lunch in Pendleton, we made our way north, making a pit stop at Multnomah Falls to stretch our legs and enjoy the lush greenery of the area. The following morning [...]

2019-05-15T10:02:20-07:00May 15th, 2019|

2019 Real Estate Around the West Coast – Stop One: Boise

As one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, Boise, ID is a bustling town full of new construction and innovative development concepts. We checked into our hotel and quickly headed to IndieDwell, located just outside the city in Caldwell, ID. Pete Gombert, the executive chairman, met us at their factory and gave us a comprehensive tour, introducing us to the unique way they [...]

2019-05-14T09:02:45-07:00May 14th, 2019|

2019 Real Estate Around the West Coast – Trip Kick-Off

One of the many unique benefits of the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the David Eccles School of Business is the annual real estate trip. It is something I have looked forward to since starting the program, and it is a truly priceless opportunity that our entire group is happy to be a part of. This year, our program has [...]

2019-05-13T10:18:38-07:00May 13th, 2019|

Tips on unpaid caregiving for family without losing yourself

There are more than 330,000 family caregivers providing about 300 million hours of unpaid work — in Utah alone, according to data from the AARP. With numbers like that, it's increasingly likely that each of us will end up as an unpaid caregiver at some point. With that in mind Debra Scammon, of the Master of Healthcare Administration program, provided some tips on how [...]

2019-03-04T14:04:44-07:00March 4th, 2019|

The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business is offering a unique fellowship opportunity this summer in Germany and Poland. The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics is a fully funded, two-week fellowship program in professional ethics and ethical leadership that begins by examining the actions and choices of German business executives and businesses in enabling and implementing [...]

2018-12-05T16:46:49-07:00December 5th, 2018|

Eccles School takes home six PRSA Golden Spike Awards

The David Eccles School of Business Marketing + Communications team won six awards at the 31st Annual Golden Spike Awards, held by the Public Relations Society of America Greater Salt Lake and Utah County Chapters on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. The competition recognizes excellence and best practices in public relations and business communications in Utah. Judges select winning entries [...]

2018-11-16T10:53:47-07:00November 16th, 2018|

Eccles School annual U Girls Code event a success

For the third-consecutive year the Eccles School partnered with Oracle to bring middle and high school-aged girls to the University of Utah campus for a half day of coding, an introduction to technology careers, chats with inspiring female business leaders, and, of course, fun. Girls from across the Wasatch Valley heard from a panel of women technology executives, and learned basic programming in [...]

2018-11-14T16:17:53-07:00November 14th, 2018|

Successful real estate professional challenges student to a pushup contest

In a recent real estate lab hosted by the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program, keynote speaker Walt Plumb challenged the students to a pushup competition. Walt is a successful and prominent real estate professional in Utah and also surprisingly prolific when it comes to pushups. When Walt threw out the challenge, MRED student James Morrell, took him up on it. While [...]

2018-09-25T11:58:15-07:00September 25th, 2018|