Thursday, November 20

Eccles School Celebrates Historical Ties to Federal Reserve Bank by Hosting University Symposium

As the U.S. economy continues to improve and monetary policy moves toward normalization, the David Eccles School of Business is pleased to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to host a simulation of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The event involves Eccles School students in the role of the committee members, including Reserve Bank Presidents, Federal Reserve Board Governors, and Chair Janet Yellen. Students will hear a presentation on the U.S.

Wednesday, November 19

U of Utah Students Win 2nd at National Inventor Competition

Adding another accomplishment to an already impressive year, University of Utah student startup Veritas Medical won second place among graduate students and $15,000 in the Collegiate Inventors Competition in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, November 19

Richard T. Pratt Professorship of Finance Announced

The David Eccles School of Business today announced the establishment of the endowed Richard T. Pratt Professorship of Finance. The new Professorship was celebrated with an event at the school where University of Utah President David Pershing shared his views on the importance of endowed professorships in helping the university attract and retain extraordinary faculty.

Tuesday, November 18

MSF Preview Day A Huge Success

On November 7th, as part of the second annual MS Finance Preview Day event, the MS Finance program at the David Eccles School of Business welcomed 30 prospective students from regional universities to experience the graduate finance program for a day, including the first-ever MS Finance-sponsored case competition.

Monday, November 17

From Concept to Company: 5 Steps in the Journey of a Medical Device Startup

Innovation is the life force of the medical device industry. Without a large budget for in-house R&D, licensing or acquiring a new technology, many companies are losing market share to those with deep pockets. To avoid the bureaucracy of a large organization, the “skunkworks” style of innovation has become much more common in recent years. This means that a large portion of the next great medtech innovations will come from small companies. But who is to say who these innovators of the future are today, and how does someone with just an idea hope to ever compete with the big players?

Wednesday, November 12

Frank Davis, renowned entrepreneur, to speak on campus

The David Eccles School of Business  to announce Frank Davis, founder of Food for Health International, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, will be a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room LL130) at the University of Utah.  The lecture is open to the public.

Tuesday, November 11

Full-Time MBA Program Ranked No. 61 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2014 Ranking

The Full-Time MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business was ranked No. 61 in today’s Bloomberg Businessweek list of best full-time MBA programs. This is the highest full-time MBA program ranking the David Eccles School of Business has received in Businessweek’s list.

Monday, November 10

Forum to Address Economic Impact of First Generation College Graduates



-- Pete Codella, David Eccles School of Business, 801-587-8365,

-- Jeff DuBois, Method Communications, 801-461-9789,


Forum to Address Economic Impact of First Generation College Graduates

--The Economic Club of Utah to Present Forum in Conjunction with the Salt Lake Chamber and the Deseret News