New research examines government websites

Access to state services on government website is valuable to citizens, U research shows

(April 30, 2015) —A new survey released by the University of Utah’s Center for Public Policy &  Administration shows the Utah.gov website is valuable to Utahns. According to a new statewide survey, 75 percent of respondents used the site in the past year. Of those that used Utah.gov, 87 percent found the services valuable.Eighty five Read More

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New University of Utah report details role of tourism in rural areas

April 28, 2015 —Although tourism is important to Utah’s economy as a whole, it is especially important to the economies of rural, less-populated counties across the state, according to new research released by the Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) at the University of Utah. “Rural Utah is characterized by a large portion of Read More

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U Community Solar brightened local economic activity

The University of Utah Community Solar Program, which launched a year ago on Earth Day, April 22, and closed on Oct. 24, 2014, generated nearly a million dollars in wages for 18 full-time, temporary and seasonal employees, according to a new report. The program also inspired two other Utah communities to offer similar programs. Read More

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Former Utah State Budget Director Juliette Tennert joins David Eccles School of Business

April 16, 2015 —The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has announced the appointment of Juliette Tennert as director of Economic and Public Policy Research. In this role, Tennert will direct the economic and public policy research and analysis prepared by The Policy Institute, a newly created center within the Eccles Read More

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University of Utah to partner with Chung-ang University to create a gaming center in South Korea

April 9, 2015 —The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah’s Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation is partnering with Chung-ang University to create a digital gaming and engagement research and development center at the U campus in Songdo, South Korea.  The center will also bring its gaming expertise to the game-loving Read More