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Congratulations to the winners of the Game Day Analytics Challenge!

More than 100 graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Howard University, and Salt Lake Community College competed in this year's Game Day Analytics Challenge. With thousands of dollars in prize money and guaranteed internship interviews on the line, the competition was intense. Since 2016, Chong Oh, an Associate Professor (Lecturer) from the Operations & Information Systems (OIS) Department [...]

2021-02-19T12:35:30-07:00February 19th, 2021|

Congrats to the Inclusion & Business Strategy Case Competition winners

The Inclusion & Business Strategy Case Competition rounded out Eccles Inclusion Week on Feb. 5. Dozens of students competed in teams to solve a variety of real, complex business challenges. The case competition, sponsored by Dominion Energy, Wild Utah Project, the Goff Strategic Leadership Center, and the David Eccles School of Business Office for Student Inclusion, demonstrated the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion [...]

2021-02-19T10:30:43-07:00February 19th, 2021|

Why use the Eccles School’s Business Tutoring Center?

One of the hardest parts of college is adapting to your professors from semester to semester. Each professor likes to run their class differently and holds different expectations for their students. This means that you have to adapt your learning style to your professor’s teaching, on top of learning new class material and trying to grasp different concepts. Especially now, in our COVID-mandated [...]

2021-02-17T19:26:11-07:00February 17th, 2021|

Ethics Club speaker dives into world of ethical hacking

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the David Eccles School of Business’ Ethics Club was fortunate to hear from Elizabeth Rogers, who is currently a part of the Michael Best Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. Rogers focused her presentation on ethical hacking, which consists of legally breaking into computers and devices to test an organization’s internal defenses. These White-Hat hackers are oftentimes sought out by the [...]

2021-02-11T16:08:49-07:00February 11th, 2021|

Eccles students raise awareness of worldwide need for clean water

Student teams comprising a total of 72 students competed in the Eccles-WHOlives Social Impact Challenge, sponsored by Adobe from Oct. 15-23, 2020. This event was in partnership with WHOlives — a non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of people in Kenya and Uganda by providing access to clean water — Adobe, and the Information Systems program at the Eccles School. Student teams [...]

2020-11-30T12:44:27-07:00December 1st, 2020|

‘Leadership is stewardship’: Opportunity Scholars hold Annual Leadership Retreat

“At the end of the day, people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou This quote highlights the overall theme of the Opportunity Scholars Annual Leadership Retreat. Held virtually earlier this month, the event brought in speakers and alumni Annie Leither, VP Sponsorships, Zions Bank, and Erumis Ureña, Executive Officer, U.S. Foreign [...]

2020-10-28T09:21:10-06:00October 28th, 2020|

Creating your own career: Women in entrepreneurship

The Women in Entrepreneurship Alumnae Panel brought together creative minds from across the University of Utah to share their experiences as real-world entrepreneurs. Participants included Camryn Polansky of the Lassonde Founders student group; Juliana Duran, small-business owner and entrepreneur; Anne Bastien, Program Director at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute; Justin Kahn, Instructor in the Master of Business Creation program at the David Eccles School of [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-06:00October 27th, 2020|

Business Scholars hold Annual Leadership Retreat in Midway

Business Scholars recently held their Leadership Retreat in Midway, Utah. This annual retreat is normally held in Zion National Park; however, the pandemic required a pivot and provided a unique experience closer to home. This fun single-day conference allowed students to make lasting friendships, enjoy the beautiful Utah scenery, and learn from amazing keynote speakers — all while being socially distant. To start [...]

2020-10-13T09:23:37-06:00October 13th, 2020|

First Ascent Scholars hold sophomore retreat

Recently, our First Ascent Sophomore Scholars held their annual Fall Retreat on campus. While this year’s socially distanced event may have looked a little different compared to the cozy cabin retreat in years past, students still were able to reconnect in person, learn more about each other, and expand their leadership development skills through the Social Change Model introduced to them Freshman year.  [...]

2020-10-12T09:54:58-06:00October 12th, 2020|

Careers at Maverik: The adventure of a lifetime

The Gear-Up: Operations and Supply Chain Online Career Fair brought in companies from around Utah, with employment opportunities throughout the U.S. At a time where jobs seem a little harder to come by, it was exciting to see so many companies attending college recruiting events and actively hiring. Among the companies represented, Maverik hosted a few sessions that gave valuable insight into what [...]

2020-10-07T10:31:29-06:00October 7th, 2020|