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Thursday, October 23

Professional MBA Student Lands Her Dream Job

Nina Tekwani, Professional MBA Class of 2014, shares her story of how she went from a couple of smaller firms to land her dream as Marketing Manager at Reddit Inc, and how the Professional MBA helped her get there.

"I’ll never forget some of the wise words told to me at the beginning of my program, 'Make the most of the two years as you can, it flies by.' Those words have never held truer than today as I am just weeks away from finishing my degree.

Wednesday, October 22

Lecture: David Neeleman, entrepreneur and CEO of Azul Brazilian Airlines

David Neeleman, entrepreneur and CEO of Azul Brazilian Airlines, will give a guest lecture on Friday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. at the David Eccles School of Business (Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, George S. Eccles Auditorium, Room 1110). Neeleman is a Brazilian-American entrepreneur who has founded three commercial airlines: Morris Air, JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian Airways. His over 20-year career as one of the airline industry’s foremost entrepreneurs is an outstanding model for students.

Monday, October 20

Executive MBA Ranked 30 in U.S.

The Executive MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is ranked one of the best in the world, according to a new survey by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 30 nationally and No. 95 globally. It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in the Financial Times’ top-100 Executive MBA programs.

Wednesday, October 15

BEBR Research Study Shows Slowest Recovery of Any Post-World War II Housing Cycle

A new study out of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business recently found that this most recent housing cycle has shown the slowest recovery of any post-World War II housing cycle.

Friday, October 10

Breaking Ground on Lassonde Studios Building

The David Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute are one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.

Wednesday, September 24

Public Welcome: Lassonde Studios ‘Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking’ Oct. 10

All are welcome to the “Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking” event for the Lassonde Studios at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 at the construction site east of the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (215 S. Central Campus Dr.). The event will feature virtual 3D tours, prototype “living pods,” student showcase, presentations and more.

Thursday, September 18

TV Executive Named Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation Honoree and Speaker

The David Eccles School of Business announced today Bill Campbell, a successful television executive and producer, is the honoree and keynote speaker for the 2014 Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation

Tuesday, September 16

Eccles Ranked a Top-25 School for Entrepreneurship Again

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top-25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released today by the Princeton Review. The survey compares 2,000 graduate and undergraduate schools across the country based on a wide range of data including faculty, courses and activities outside the classroom.

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