The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has ranked among the top-25 schools for entrepreneurship for the third-straight year in the annual survey by the Princeton Review released today. The graduate program at the David Eccles School of Business ranked 23rd among more than 2,000 institutions across the country.
Market bubbles that lead to financial crashes may be self-made because of instinctive biological mechanisms in traders’ brains that lead them to try and predict how others behave, according to a new study by David Eccles School of Business Finance professor Peter Bossaerts and his co-authors at the California Institute of Technology.
Bob Allen’s talents as a teacher and scholar are no mystery around the David Eccles School of Business or the University of Utah.
After all, the Accounting and Executive Education professor is the David Eccles Faculty Scholar. And he has won numerous teaching awards through the years, including the U’s Distinguished Teaching Award, the Utah Association of CPAs Outstanding Educator Award and the David Eccles School of Business Executive MBA Distinguished Teaching Award.
The University of Utah’s Epsilon Xi chapter of Accounting organization Beta Alpha Psi was honored at the BAP national convention recently, being recognized as a superior chapter at the event’s awards ceremony.
Both the undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Accounting at the David Eccles School of Business found themselves in the Top 25 of the latest rankings released by the Public Accounting Report.
In a remarkable bit of symmetry, both programs improved spots to land at No. 22 in their respective rankings. For the Master of Accounting program, the jump was two spots from its No. 24 ranking in 2012, while the undergraduate Accounting program moved up five spots from Public Accounting Report’s previous rankings.
In the new “2014 America’s Best Colleges” undergraduate program rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, the David Eccles School of Business made a dramatic surge, leaping 25 spots from last year to land at No. 47.
The improvement at the business school helped the overall ranking of the University of Utah improve four spots from 2013, making the U the No. 60 school among public universities, and No. 121 overall—part of the top tier of all universities. The school’s College of Engineering also enjoyed a significant bounce, up five spots to No. 59 in the nation.
A new study from the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and Stanford University suggests that in times of recession, worker output increases and employers and firms are able to “do more with less.” Additionally, the study shows that workers’ increased efforts directly correlate with local unemployment rates, and that the greatest increases in productivity come from workers who are less productive pre-recession.
Students from across the David Eccles School of Business found a bustling Emma Eccles Jones Plaza when they arrived on campus Tuesday morning, thanks to the Business Leaders Incorporated, or "BLInc," Welcome Week “Party in the Plaza” designed to introduce them to many beyond-the-classroom opportunities available at the school.