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Congrats to the ethics undergraduate case competition winners!

Students from the David Eccles School of Business participated in near-record numbers in this academic year's Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Undergraduate Case Competition. Fourteen teams participated in the competition, which was held in the GARFF Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 18. Student contended with a hypothetical, real-world situation regarding private medical information overheard in a workplace. The teams each had a couple of weeks [...]

2022-11-25T15:49:57-07:00November 20th, 2022|

Undergrad entrepreneurship ranked No. 2 in the West by Princeton Review

Congratulations to the undergraduate entrepreneurship program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. The Princeton Review just ranked our entrepreneurship program No. 2 in the West and No. 5 overall for 2023. The Eccles School's Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute have created an incredible partnership that provides exceptional experiences for students who want to start their [...]

2022-11-15T18:03:38-07:00November 15th, 2022|

Eccles students use design and creativity to raise awareness for clean water worldwide

Crisp, fresh mountain stream water on demand from our tap is one of the huge luxuries that comes with being nestled in the Wasatch Mountains. But not everyone is so lucky.  The Information Systems program at the Eccles School partnered with Adobe and WHOlives to host a competition where student teams create a website to promote the WHOlives’ mission. WHOlives is a non-profit organization [...]

2022-11-11T11:09:58-07:00November 10th, 2022|

Eccles student receives prestigious Obama-Chesky Scholarship

Abukar Hassan, a double major in entrepreneurship and finance and a First Ascent Scholar, has been named one of only 100 students to earn the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service — also known as the Voyager Scholarship — funded by the Obama Foundation and Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO. He is the only student in Utah to earn this scholarship. Barack and [...]

2022-09-26T16:46:22-06:00September 26th, 2022|

Eccles School’s undergrad entrepreneurship program ranked No. 5 in U.S.

The David Eccles School of Business ranked No 5 for undergraduate entrepreneurship (and No. 2 for public schools) in the latest U.S. New & World Report rankings. The entrepreneurship program at the Eccles School is provided in partnership between the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Together, these programs provide a growing and broad range of programs [...]

2022-09-12T16:31:32-06:00September 12th, 2022|

The awesome experience of living, learning in South Korea

This past summer I, along with 30 other students of all ages from the David Eccles School of Business, had the opportunity to earn a minor in Information Systems while studying abroad in South Korea at the University of Utah Asia Campus. It was an incredible experience that not only allowed us to earn credits toward our degrees but at the same time, [...]

2022-09-09T13:57:11-06:00September 9th, 2022|

Congratulations to our 2022 Summer Bridge Case Competition winners!

Congratulations to all Eccles Beginnings Summer Bridge students for participating in the annual Eccles Beginnings Case Competition. We are thrilled to announce a two-way tie for first place: The Case Busters and Team Nebula! Each July, we welcome a cohort of incoming first-year students to campus as part of the Eccles Beginnings Summer Bridge program. During their time on campus, students take math [...]

2022-08-17T15:33:15-06:00August 17th, 2022|

Five study habits to develop in your freshman year

Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming. You may be worried about managing your time, studying, and keeping up with your grades. However, these worries are all facets that can be eased by using a proper study regime. Check out the tips below for study success! 1) Get organized Throughout college, you will have many things to stay on top of, [...]

2022-08-08T17:19:17-06:00August 8th, 2022|

Living the learning abroad dream in France

Studying abroad is something every student dreams of during their academic career. It can be a wonderful opportunity to learn about and immerse yourself in another culture. Not only does this experience grant you access to many international experiences, but it enables you to learn and grow as an individual as well. For the students here participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Minor program [...]

2022-08-17T16:30:08-06:00June 14th, 2022|

First Ascent Scholars celebrate 2021-22 graduates with red-carpet event

First Ascent Scholars celebrated this year's graduates in red carpet style, complete with a formal dinner, unique stoles, and even a mini-gold statue. Surrounded by a community of peers, family, mentors, donors, and staff, each spoke words of gratitude and offered advice to their fellow scholars. Graduate Salmoon Masih offered the following advice to his fellow cohorts: Freshman "Welcome, you have been given a [...]

2022-11-07T15:34:44-07:00May 18th, 2022|