SALT LAKE CITY—The Professional MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report as one of the top part-time MBA programs in the country.
Marian Bonar is one of very few students who can say her MBA education took her from Ghana and back while trying to solve a critical social issue.
Because of her exceptional experience, University of Utah President David Pershing featured Bonar, her project and the new Lassonde Social Entrepreneurship Program during his 2013 commencement speech.
“Being featured at graduation is a huge honor, and it is really special to my family,” says Bonar, who graduated from the full-time MBA program with an emphasis in marketing.
According to research led by a marketing professor at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, film studios might be better served with more targeted advertising that takes into account the movie-going habits of different communities, as well as how those communities respond to paid advertising and movie-review blogs.
The Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is readying the launch of the Utah Community Data Project, an online system of community-level demographic, housing and socioeconomic data unprecedented in Utah for its breadth and for the access it will allow all Utahns.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is fast becoming one of the most highly regarded financial centers in the nation. A recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek touted the Beehive State and its capital city as a burgeoning "Wall Street of the West." In December, Utah was named the top place in America to do business by Forbes Magazine — for the third straight year.
Dr. Christine Botosan, accounting professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Affairs at the David Eccles School of Business, has been elected president of the American Accounting Association's Board of Directors, it was announced Tuesday.
Botosan will serve as President-Elect for the AAA's 2013-2014 year, beginning her term at the distinguished group's annual meeting in August. In 2014-2015, she'll serve as President.
Camping in the backcountry may never be the same.
Owlet Baby Monitors, a student team from Brigham Young University, won the grand prize of $40,000 at the 2013 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) during the recent awards banquet. The UEC is a statewide student business plan competition sponsored by Zions Bank and hosted by the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Center and the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah (U). This year’s competition saw 121 total submissions.