Eccles graduate students dive into Domo & Layton Construction Hackathon

The big, blue DOMO bus was on campus this fall, which signified the return of the DOMO & Layton Construction Hackathon hosted by the Information Systems department at the David Eccles School of Business.  For this competition, undergraduate and graduate students teams are presented with a real-world problem and are tasked to formulate a solution using the DOMO Business Intelligence (BI) platform and [...]

2021-11-30T14:15:58-07:00November 30th, 2021|

The Eccles School’s commitment to equity, diversity & inclusion

Dear Eccles School Community, I am excited to announce the rollout of our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiative at the David Eccles School of Business. Since last summer, I have spent time talking with many people throughout our Eccles School community and beyond as they continue working toward inclusion, and it has given me a renewed empathy. It's a feeling I [...]

2021-01-24T22:21:41-07:00January 24th, 2021|

Cabo Verde Secretary of State addresses University of Utah community

On Nov. 19, Eccles School students were lucky enough to hear from Pedro Lopes, the current Secretary of State for Innovation and TVET of Cabo Verde, an African island country in the Atlantic Ocean. He is known for organizing the first TEDx event in Cabo Verde, as well as being chosen by former President Barack Obama to be involved in his first leadership [...]

2020-12-08T17:31:29-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Salt Lake Chamber honors Eccles School as Community Partner of the Year

The Salt Lake Chamber named the David Eccles School of Business its Community Partner of the Year at its annual meeting earlier this month. The Eccles School and the Utah Community Builders arm of the Chamber partnered as the COVID-19 pandemic hit to work together to provide students who had lost their internships with experience and provide local businesses with workers who could help [...]

2020-09-16T15:53:03-06:00September 15th, 2020|

Workaround for Zoom login issue many face on Monday, Aug. 24

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 [...]

2020-08-24T08:42:48-06:00August 24th, 2020|

MSBA, MSIS students share creative ways of keeping busy during quarantine

The David Eccles School of Business's Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Information Systems programs invited our student community to share creative ways of keeping busy and motivated during the COVID-19 quarantine. The videos showcase how the pandemic does not constrain goals or the ability to complete the semester successfully. Each category winner was awarded a $50 Amazon [...]

2020-06-04T18:57:41-06:00June 5th, 2020|

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 [...]

2018-09-25T11:58:15-06:00September 25th, 2018|

Business leader Gail Miller speaks at the Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation

Earlier this week, the David Eccles School of Business hosted the 28th annual Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation and had the pleasure to host honorable keynote speaker Gail Miller. The impressive business woman discussed her triumphs as she evolved from being a timid housewife and stay-at-home mom to successfully owning and running 60 car dealerships, the Utah Jazz, the Salt Lake Bees, Megaplex [...]

2018-09-14T16:12:12-06:00September 14th, 2018|

How Project Rx might save significant money for U.S. patients

The David Eccles School of Business was honored to host Dan Liljenquist, Intermountain Healthcare's Vice President of Enterprise Initiatives, to discuss a proposed solution for the overpriced pharmaceutical market at the most recent Alumni Speaker Series event. With the increasing cost of medicine reaching astronomical prices and more frequent shortages of necessary drugs, healthcare is more unaffordable than ever. Liljenquist talked [...]

2018-08-10T12:44:41-06:00August 10th, 2018|

David Eccles School of Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders

The David Eccles School of Business Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have so distinguished themselves in their careers that their achievements are models for present and future students and are leaders in their communities. We are honored to induct this individual to our Hall of Fame and award four people that are making an impact in the fields of entrepreneurship, service to the [...]

2018-05-31T17:11:58-06:00May 31st, 2018|