Business

U ranked No. 9 for undergrad, No. 19 for grad entrepreneur studies by Princeton Review

NOTES: Find this press release online here. Share on Facebook here, Twitter here and LinkedIn here. Photos are available upon request. The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U […]


Eccles School’s Full-Time MBA Program jumps 20 spots in Bloomberg rankings

The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business vaulted 20 spots in the Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools rankings released today, placing the Eccles School at No. 36 in the country. “We are thrilled to see our Full-Time MBA program recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek and for another top-50 ranking,” said Brad […]


Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization partners with PROTECS to launch incubator in Research Park

The University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with PROTECS to manage an incubator in the university’s Research Park. TVC will provide programming for the incubator, as well as comprehensive startup support services for TVC licensees. This will be the first freestanding incubator with wet laboratory […]


David Eccles School of Business dedicates Robert H. and Katherine B. Garff building

The David Eccles School of Business dedicated the Robert H. and Katharine B. Garff Building, a 150,000-square-foot building that houses the school’s MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA and MBA Online programs, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. The building also supports an Executive Education Center, an expanded Maverik Business Career Services Center, the Marriner S. Eccles […]


Lassonde Studios awarded LEED Gold building certification

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today that Lassonde Studios—a five-story, student innovation space—has been awarded LEED Gold certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained […]


Figure 1: A SLATE edge platform within a campus Science DMZ hosts trusted services operated by a central team which might be operating a network of such services across several campuses. Science “app” developers interact with the SLATE platform service factory to define and launch elements of a science gateway, data cache, or local workflow service.

New platform stitches together global science efforts

The National Science Foundation has awarded the collective universities of Utah, Chicago and Michigan a $4 million, four-year grant to produce SLATE, a new online platform for stitching together large amount of data from multiple institutions that reduces friction commonly found in multi-faceted collaborations. When complete, SLATE, which stands for Services Layer At The Edge, […]


U announces $20 million gift to create new economics institute

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced the establishment of the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis with the support of a $10 million gift from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation. The Charles Koch Foundation matched the […]


Education doesn’t end at graduation

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

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

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 […]