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Is the Middle Class’ American Dream in Peril?

Although the economy is relatively strong in Salt Lake City and Utah, a recent study by University of Utah Honors College students concludes the region’s advantage as one of the “least unequal cities in the country” in terms of income parity could be deteriorating, putting the middle class – and the community – at risk. Read More

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U’s Executive MBA Ranked 30 in U.S.

The Executive MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is ranked one of the best in the world, according to a new survey by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 30 nationally and No. 95 globally. It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in the Financial Times’ top-100 Executive MBA programs. Read More

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University of Utah Breaks Ground on Lassonde Studios Building

The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more. Read More

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Deadline Extended for Largest Community Solar Program in Utah

The University of Utah is extending the deadline for its community solar program to Oct. 24, 2014. The program offers U community members, including faculty, staff, students, alumni and campus guests, the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. Read More

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TV Executive Named Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation Honoree and Speaker

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah announced Bill Campbell, a successful television executive and producer, will be the honoree and keynote speaker for the 2014 Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation. Read More