International praise, architecture awards and student success highlight first year in new home for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah

05/03/2017
Year One at Lassonde Studios International praise, architecture awards and student success highlight first year in new home for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah Note: Images of Lassonde Studios and other media resources are available here. Find this press release online here. Share on Facebook here, Twitter here and LinkedIn here. More photos […]

Woodbury MBA Students Help Answer the Call For Sustainable Refugee Housing Solution

04/20/2017
OREM, UTAH, April 20, 2017– In response to the UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR) issuing a policy on alternatives to refugee camps, a local Utah-based company, two UVU Woodbury School of Business faculty and staff members, and a handful of Woodbury MBA students are changing and improving the face of refugee housing forever. “Alternatives to camps […]

Dr. Rashmi Prasad to lead WGU’s College of Business

04/04/2017
Western Governors University has named Dr. Rashmi Prasad as the National Director and Dean of its College of Business. In this assignment, Dr. Prasad will oversee WGU’s College of Business, which currently has more than 29,000 enrolled students in all 50 states. Prasad joins WGU with nearly two decades of experience in professorship and years in […]

Cache Valley – Utah’s other innovation hub

04/04/2017
“Companies can start in Utah, stay in Utah and thrive in Utah,” says Brad Baird, Business Development Manager at EDCUtah, who along with Becca Haynie, recently attended a tour of Cache County arranged by Sandy Emile, president of Cache Valley Chamber of Commerce. “Cache Valley is a good place to keep an eye on,” Baird […]

Orrin Hatch: I Can Be a Bridge for H-1B Visa Reforms

03/31/2017
Last November’s election brought significant changes to Washington, DC. President Trump is not your typical politician. Some of his actions have generated controversy, particularly in the Bay Area. But one thing is beyond dispute: he is focused like a laser on creating and keeping jobs here in the United States. The Bay Area—and Silicon Valley […]

Restore Utah increases its multifamily acquisition fund with investment from Goldman Sachs and Acquires The 500 Apartment community

03/27/2017
Since its inception in 2012, Restore Utah and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group have revitalized low- and moderate-income neighborhoods by transforming vacant or neglected properties hard hit by the financial crisis into quality affordable rental homes for low-income families. On February 17, 2017, Goldman Sachs increased its equity commitment to Restore Utah, LLC’s Multifamily Acquisition Fund […]

Laura Butler joins Workfront as SVP of People and Culture

03/27/2017
Workfront announced that Laura Butler has joined the company as its new senior vice president of people and culture and a member of the executive leadership team. As Workfront’s SVP of People and Culture, Laura is responsible for creating and reinforcing a culture that the most passionate, innovative, and customer-focused talent wants to join. Laura has […]

Utah-based Qualtrics rolls out four applications to manage key business experiences

03/22/2017
Experienced management helps organizations measure, prioritize, and optimize the experiences they provide across the four foundational experiences of business: Customer experience is more than tracking promoters or satisfaction scoring. You have to know how your customers are changing, which ones matter most, and, essentially, how to attract them to your brand. Qualtrics CX helps you monitor, […]

Griffiths Named to National CPA Board

03/21/2017
(SALT LAKE CITY, UT – March 21, 2017)– Dan Griffiths, Director of Strategy & Leadership at Tanner LLC, has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The AICPA is the world’s largest member association, representing the accounting profession with 412,000 members in 144 countries. The association […]

Herbert announces Talent Ready Utah grant program & executive board

03/21/2017
Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced Talent Ready Utah’s first steps in working toward his goal of filling 40,000 new high-skill, high-paying jobs in Utah over the next four years. The governor announced that the Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership will become the grant program for Talent Ready Utah, with more than $2.1 million in grant […]