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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.

Tuesday, August 26

Martha Eining receives AAA 2014 Outstanding Service Award

The American Accounting Association (AAA) recently announced that our very own Dr. Martha Eining was one of two recipients of the 2014 AAA Outstanding Service Award along with Gail Hoover King. This AAA award, which may be awarded at any time by the Board of Directors, was presented in the form of unique glass art pieces to the pair on Tuesday, August 5th at the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Friday, August 22

MAcc Program Sheds New Light of Happiness at Homeless Shelter

In a labor of love, The Road Home's winter overflow shelter got an extreme makeover, complete with lilac-painted walls and lots of helping hands.

As part of an annual service project, about 130 students and faculty from the University of Utah's Master of Accounting program showed up early Wednesday to restore the shelter in preparation for winter.

The home has accommodated up to 300 people in the past, offering families a place to sleep, eat and bathe.

Wednesday, August 06

County-wide Tourism in Utah Remained Strong in 2013

Whether enjoying the arches in Grand County, boating the turquoise waters of Bear Lake in Rich County, exploring the sandstone kingdoms of Washington County or skiing the powdery slopes of Summit County, tourists visited every county in Utah in 2013. Those visits propelled economic activity, according to research recently published by the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, or BEBR, at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. 

Tuesday, August 05

Dr. Christine Botosan Elected President of American Accounting Association

The David Eccles School of Business today announced Dr. Christine Botosan, professor of accounting and associate dean of graduate affairs, has been elected president of the American Accounting Association's board of directors. Botosan will serve as president for the AAA’s 2014–2015 year, beginning her term at the distinguished group's annual conference this year taking place Aug. 2–6 in Atlanta. She recently completed her term as president-elect for the 2013–2014 year.

Thursday, July 31

Utah ethics awards spearheaded by Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative

A new awards program has been launched to recognize and support the ethical leadership of organizations in the state of Utah.

Applications are now open for the Utah Ethical Leadership Awards, the first of their kind in Utah. All businesses, government entities, or nonprofit organizations with ethical standards are encouraged to apply. Applications close in three weeks, on August 11th. The application is available online at utahcf.org/ethics.

Wednesday, July 30

TEK Club joining Association for Information Systems

A new affiliation for the David Eccles School of Business’s TEK Club will give students the ability to connect to a large national network of like-minded peers and professionals, attend prestigious conferences and competitions, and tap into resources previously unavailable.

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