University breaks ground on new Impact and Prosperity Epicenter

The groundbreaking celebration of the new Impact and Prosperity Epicenter was an event befitting this exciting new campus landmark. Campus leaders including David Eccles School of Business Dean, Rachel Hayes, and University of Utah President, Taylor Randall, were joined by Epicenter anchor donors Bob and Lynette Gay and Jim and Krista Sorenson, to don hard hats, pick up shovels, and officially launch the university’s [...]

2022-10-03T14:25:47-06:00September 16th, 2022|

Understanding COVID-19: Research during a crisis

On Friday, June 2, University of Utah experts and health researchers came together to discuss how scientists and others mobilized to learn more about COVID-19 and to combat the epidemic. University of Utah scientists discussed their research and addressed the numerous unanswered questions emerging from the COVID-19 crisis. Two of the experts who spoke during the event were Taylor Randall, dean of the David [...]

2021-06-07T17:06:24-06:00June 7th, 2021|

Celebrating our Honors Thesis graduates

The honors thesis is a significant undergraduate research project that serves as the culmination of a student’s honors experience. Though the project itself may take on many different forms, the purpose of the thesis is to advance knowledge and understanding and further develop a student’s intellectual, professional and personal growth. During a two-semester research and writing process, students work one-on-one with a faculty [...]

2021-05-06T13:03:33-06:00May 5th, 2021|

$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|

10 fun things to do while social distancing

As we all practice social distancing to #flattenthecurve, online classes and virtual work schedules keep us busy, but it’s essential to make good use of the extra time we have in the house. Self-isolation can be difficult, but remember to be hopeful about the future, stay healthy, and be patient with yourself in this period of change. As a remedy to restlessness, check out [...]

2020-04-17T21:09:22-06:00April 16th, 2020|

Catch the new documentary on Marriner S. Eccles airing on KUED

Set your DVR to catch the new documentary "Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve," premiering tonight at 9 p.m. on KUED. The film, produced by KUED senior producer John Howe, follows Eccles from his childhood working in the family's lumber, construction, and banking institutions through his rise to chair of the First Security Corporation. Eccles was then tapped by President Franklin D. [...]

2019-10-21T10:45:55-06:00October 21st, 2019|


Hey Utes, it’s that time of the year again. Leaves are changing colors, Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back in stock - and of course - the “Hump Day” of the semester. With Fall Break around the corner, it might feel hard to keep your eye on the prize, but do not give up just yet! We have put together a couple of helpers [...]

2020-04-16T11:40:04-06:00October 1st, 2019|

Adjust to the new way of life in college with BLinc.

We hope you have all been able to settle into your schedules fairly easily this semester. Making the transition to college can be rough, but luckily BLInc. has you covered with some tips: Tips for Tackling College Culture Shock: Invest in a planner, phone calendar, AND to-do lists to help with time management. When starting up with a new schedule, it is pretty [...]

2020-04-16T12:01:04-06:00October 1st, 2019|

Experience the river with our new First Ascent Scholars

Last week, our new First Ascent Scholars traveled to the Gates of Lodore on the Green River. Students and leaders camped for three nights off the river, rafting throughout the day, and hiking to waterfalls and scenic lookouts. They saw eagles, big horn sheep, beavers and other animals as they bonded and built community. Group discussions centered around the book "The Social Change Model" [...]

2019-11-27T16:57:50-07:00August 29th, 2019|

Eccles Beginnings Case Competition Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Eccles Beginnings Program case competition that took place on July 31, 2019 here at the David Eccles School of Business. 1st Place: Civic Consulting Carley Cooper, Yulisa Padilla, Omar Dahir, Josue Mata 2nd Place: Quad Firm Eduardo Flores, Karen Melendez, Laurent Ntakarutimana, Betsy Pacheco 3rd Place: Ethigreen Consulting Anahi Guillen, Raul Preciado, Desange Kuenihira, Lwel [...]

2019-08-09T16:53:13-06:00August 9th, 2019|