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University of Utah 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.

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University of Utah Celebrates 50 Years of Preserving American West History

The University of Utah celebrates 50 years of serving Western communities and preserving the region’s history through oral histories, documentary archives, historical and policy analyses, textbooks and a statewide curriculum. As the oldest regional studies center in the West, the American West Center has helped advance an understanding of the region’s past and cultures.

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When it Comes to Spectator Sports, Utahns Prefer College Football

With the Winter Olympics in February and the World Cup in June and July, 2014 has been a good year for sports. A recent survey by Dan Jones & Associates in conjunction with the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business found that Utahns value local spectator sports, with college football as the most popular. Utah’s economy and life quality stand to benefit, with 72 percent of those surveyed planning to attend a game in the next six months.

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County-Wide Tourism 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.

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Project Will Help New American Moms Deliver Healthier Babies

Imagine giving birth in a country where you don’t speak the language. You have no close family or friends by your side and the medical practices are uncomfortably foreign. These experiences are not uncommon among African refugee women in Salt Lake City, but a new research project based at the University of Utah hopes to change that.

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