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Starting From the Bottom: Improving Women’s Equality in Utah

Starting From the Bottom: Improving Women’s Equality in Utah

By Amy Loret

February 18, 2019

  Utah made history in 1896 as the first state in the country to elect a woman to a state Senate. It was also one of the first states to give women the right to vote nearly 150 years ago — decades before other states in the U.S. Recently, the Beehive State made headlines once again, but this...

David Eccles Business School’s MBA Program Jumps 20 Spots in Bloomberg Rankings

David Eccles Business School’s MBA Program Jumps 20 Spots in Bloomberg Rankings

By Claudia Robles

November 14, 2018

  The David Eccles School of Business is known as an impactful program at the University of Utah. Due to its prestige, its MBA program has recently jumped rankings and continues to catch the attention of the country. Named after the U of U’s first entrepreneur, David Eccles, the program...

Scott: This Is the Place, but perhaps not for women

Scott: This Is the Place, but perhaps not for women

By Elise Scott

September 20, 2018

Utah is often touted for its upward mobility, a claim that may be a little more nuanced than at first blush. Ironically, another thing Utah has been acclaimed for is being the second most sexist state in the nation--making its quaint vignette of bountiful opportunity fall under deserved skepticism. Utah’s chilly treatment of...

Barber: Resist a Capitalist Christmas

Barber: Resist a Capitalist Christmas

By Shaelyn Barber

December 13, 2017

Beginning in early fall, signs of holiday cheer appear in stores. At first, it’s only a small section in the middle selling Christmas essentials, but before long they are increasingly pervasive. Before Halloween is over, stores are filled with holiday gear. Christmas displays pop up, catchy slogan-bearing...

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