U of U David Eccles School of Business Executive MBA Program Surges Ahead in Global Rankings

For the fifth year in a row, the Financial Times of London has ranked the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business (DESB) Executive MBA program among the top programs in the world. According to the report, being published in the Oct. 19 issue, the David Eccles School of Business Executive MBA program was ranked 30 in the United States and 77 in the world. Faculty research output was ranked 20 in the U.S. Read More

October, 2009 from the U
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Siciliano Lecture at U Welcomes International Experts on Aging

Are societies getting healthier as they get older? How can countries benefit from an older workforce? How do multiple familial generations co-exist, and what is the balance among family, market and public supports for older people? These questions will be addressed at the thirteenth annual Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum. Read More

The Real Battle? Religious Freedom v. Terrorism

The root cause behind terrorism in the 21st Century and how to curtail it could involve putting restrictions on freedom of religion. The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a symposium on October 23 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. focused on religious rights, counter-terrorism and national security. The half-day event is based on Professor Amos N. Guiora’s new book “Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security.” Read More

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Laura W. Bush to Deliver Keynote at U of U’s Marriott Library Rededication Ceremony

Mrs. Laura W. Bush, who taught school and served as a public school librarian in Texas during her professional career, will deliver the keynote address at the rededication of the J. Willard Marriott Library on the campus of the University of Utah. The public events will be held Monday, October 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Read More

Health at the Margins: Poverty, Communication and Health

Professor K. “Vish” Viswanath, a renowned health communication researcher and theorist, will present the Communication Department’s 23rd annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture, titled “Health at the Margins: Poverty, Communication and Health,” on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 1110 of the Language and Communication Building (LNCO). The event is free and open to the public. Read More