Business

Education doesn’t end at graduation

May 25, 2017

A new non-credit certificate program offered by the University of Utah is designed to help recent graduates expand their employment options. The Degree Plus certificates, which begin in fall 2017, focus on teaching skills needed for careers in high-demand areas, including operations, content marketing, instructional design, data analysis and digital communications. The certificate program was […]


Eccles School Full-Time MBA program jumps 22 spots in rankings

March 14, 2017

The David Eccles School of Business’s Full-Time MBA program jumped an incredible 22 spots in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings for best graduate schools. The rankings report shows the program increased from No. 79 to No. 57 in the 2018 rankings. The increase was fueled primarily by a significant increase in the number […]


Top minds in social impact and innovation convene in Salt Lake City

January 24, 2017

A world-renowned group of more than 120 experts will converge on Salt Lake City, along with 500 guests, for the third annual Winter Innovation Summit from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27. The conference is hosted by the Sorenson Impact Center in partnership with Salt Lake County and the Sundance Institute. “The Winter Innovation Summit has […]


U names new chief of design and construction

January 17, 2017

The University of Utah has hired Robin Burr, executive director of capital projects at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California, as the school’s chief design and construction officer, effective Feb. 21. In addition to many current critical projects, Burr is charged with oversight of proposed projects totaling over $400 million that are planned to replace the […]


U to showcase four novel technologies at CES 2017

December 22, 2016

Four innovative University of Utah technologies will be exhibited at CES 2017, the world’s largest and best-known technology trade show. The event runs from Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas. It marks the U’s third consecutive year at the event—and largest representation yet. CES, which attracted more than 177,000 visitors and 3,800 exhibitors from around the […]


Eccles School research: Sales go up when product is seen as exotic

December 21, 2016

As Oscar contenders are set to hit the big screen this month, understanding how well films will fare with an international audience is increasingly important. With a global marketplace, it’s important for companies to understand how well their products will sell around the world and target their marketing to get the most value. A new […]


U ranks 15th for graduate, 18th for undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship studies

November 16, 2016

The University of Utah, led by the David Eccles School of Business and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, is one of the best schools in the country for students who want to launch their own businesses, according to The Princeton Review. In a new survey, the university ranked No. 15 for graduate and No. 18 for undergraduate education on The […]


U and Chung-Ang University enter digital health innovation partnership

November 15, 2016

In the spirit of scholarly exchange, Chung-Ang University announced a formal partnership with several University of Utah entities focused on the development of digital telehealth innovations through shared knowledge and best practices. U entities participating in the exchange include: University of Utah Hospital; University of Utah Health Care Telehealth; the U Brain Institute; and the […]


U business school offers new BioVentures program

November 8, 2016

Medical innovation workers and anyone interested in lifescience product development will benefit from a new University of Utah program to help navigate and develop products in the lifescience field. The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Executive Education and the Center for Medical Innovation at the University of Utah Health Sciences have partnered […]


Is downtown Salt Lake City overbuilt with rental units?

November 1, 2016

Downtown Salt Lake City is seeing an unprecedented boom in apartment development, according to a new study released by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. In 2010, after 100 years of development, the number of downtown rental units in Salt Lake City totaled 5,200. By 2020, that number is expected to double to 10,000 units […]