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Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network elects U professor as board chairman

GLSEN is a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. Huebner, an associate professor at the U, studies the physical and mental health consequences of discrimination. Read More

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Red goes for green energy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has once again recognized the University of Utah as a top school for green power purchasing in its College and University Green Power Challenge. The U ranked eighth in the nation—and first in the Pac-12—during the 2014-15 competition by purchasing 85,926,100 kilowatt-hours of renewable energy. Read More

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University of Utah students win community bank case study competition in California

May 29, 2015 —A group of University of Utah students from the David Eccles School of Business took top honors at the 2015 Inaugural Community Bank Case Study Competition in San Francisco this week. The competition was established by the  Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS)  to build a further understanding of the community banking business Read More

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2015 Sundance Film Festival bolstered Utah’s economy, research shows

(May 14, 2015) Just how much does the glitz and glam of Utah’s famed Sundance Film Festival add to Utah’s economy? The answer: millions, according to a new report issued by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the David Eccles School of Business. The report, “The Economic Impacts of Visitor Read More

anelists from the Utah Department of Workforce Services, Envision Utah, and the City of South Salt Lake will convene on May 14, 2015 to discuss the role poverty plays in the Utah economy, and current efforts underway to reduce intergenerational poverty.

Economic Club of Utah to co-host forum on intergenerational poverty

(May 12, 2015) —Panelists from the Utah Department of Workforce Services, Envision Utah, and the City of South Salt Lake will convene on May 14, 2015 to discuss the role poverty plays in the Utah economy, and current efforts underway to reduce intergenerational poverty. While Utah currently enjoys a low unemployment rate and robust growth, Read More