Business

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 […]


Utah: Getting a glimpse of the future

October 25, 2016

Increased life expectancy and lower mortality rates will dramatically change the demographic make-up of Utah over the next 50 years—best reflected, perhaps, in one statistic from a new policy brief from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. That finding: The number of centenarians in the state is projected to increase from 337 in 2015 to […]


Eccles School launches new business analytics graduate degree

October 14, 2016

The market for data scientists and analytics professionals is growing at a rapid rate. Determined to provide opportunities for students to move into lucrative industries, the David Eccles School of Business has launched a new specialized graduate degree in the analytics space. The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is the first of its kind in […]


Lassonde Studios Opens at U

September 15, 2016

It’s now open! The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah opened the doors in August to the $45 million Lassonde Studios, a one-of-a-kind facility where students can live, create new products and launch companies. A dedication and open house will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22. Public tours will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., preceded by a […]


University of Utah unveils new Thomas S. Monson Center at newly renovated Enos A. Wall Mansion

August 24, 2016

The University of Utah today unveiled the newly refurbished Enos A. Wall Mansion at an event commemorating the reopening of this historic building. The structure, in the heart of Salt Lake City, has been renamed the Thomas S. Monson Center after the current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Monson is […]


NOBEL LAUREATE VISITS UNIVERSITY OF UTAH TO DISCUSS ETHICS

April 18, 2016

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will deliver the lecture “Ethics and Economics of Global Justice” at the Libby Gardner Hall on the University of Utah campus at noon on April 22, 2016. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of […]


U Community Solar Returns

March 21, 2016

The University of Utah has announced the return of its very popular community solar energy installation program, U Community Solar, which offers U community members the opportunity to purchase discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for their homes. U Community Solar is open to all members of the university community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni […]


This is the place for entrepreneurship —but what are the legal implications?

October 23, 2015

The rankings keep stacking up for Utah’s business community. Forbes magazine this month called the Beehive State “the best state for business” for the second year in a row. Entrepreneur magazine followed with its own ranking, naming Utah’s “Silicon Slopes” along the Wasatch Front as the top place in the country for startups to thrive. […]


Recipients of Utah Ethical Leadership Awards honored at business school

September 11, 2015

The winners of the Utah Ethical Leadership Awards were announced today at a breakfast awards ceremony held at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. The Utah Ethical Leadership Awards recognize leadership in Utah businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities that embody best practices in ethical behaviors. The awards are a […]


University of Utah launches the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

August 31, 2015

The University of Utah will officially launch the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute on Sept. 2. An initiative of the David Eccles School of Business, the new institute aims to support informed decision-making by developing and sharing economic, demographic and public policy research. In addition, the institute serves as a prestigious gathering place for thought […]