14 08, 2019

CEO Success Stories: University of Utah President Ruth Watkins

By |2019-08-15T11:05:44-07:00August 14th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: University of Utah President Ruth Watkins

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices, the American Dream Ideas Challenge, as well as what to expect at [...]

2 07, 2019

Bennion Center Helps Students Strengthen Communities

By |2019-07-02T11:47:58-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Katie Barber is committed to helping others. She’s doing that right now for hundreds of people she doesn’t even know. Katie is a health, society, and policy major at the University of Utah. “I was taking a course with the Honors College called, ‘Drugs and Us,’” she recalls. “It’s a year-long class and as part [...]

7 10, 2018

Natalie Gochnour: Lessons Learned From Utah’s Mighty Five College Presidents

By |2018-10-10T15:29:59-07:00October 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Deseret News on October 7, 2018 I spent last week in Washington, D.C., and witnessed the dumpster fire that is the Supreme Court confirmation process. As a U.S. citizen, Utahn and woman, I welcomed the chance to return to the Beehive State where civility still means something, and reasonable [...]

5 10, 2018

VIDEO: Education & Workforce Forum: Connecting Business and Higher Education

By |2018-10-05T11:58:57-07:00October 5th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|2 Comments

https://youtu.be/rKH4JSllDiw How can business and higher education work together to ensure a well-educated, skilled workforce for the jobs of tomorrow? On October 4, 2018 the Salt Lake Chamber held a panel discussion with five of our exceptional university and college presidents to discuss their vision for the future of Utah's workforce. PANEL: Astrid Tuminez, [...]

27 09, 2018

Eccles School Undergraduate Program No. 15 for Entrepreneurship in U.S. Rankings

By |2018-10-16T12:18:41-07:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by NewsWise on September 27, 2018 Newswise — Salt Lake City (Sept. 26, 2018) — The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program [...]

18 06, 2018

Lori Williams: 4 Things my Grandmother Taught me that Women in the World need Today

By |2018-06-28T10:34:19-07:00June 18th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|1 Comment

In reviewing suggested topics from the Business Women’s Forum participants survey this year, one stood out to me: women we need in the world today. Recently, there’s been more trending in the news and media regarding equality, the wage gap and empowerment. In light of these things, I’ve been thinking about my late grandmother’s [...]

3 05, 2018

CBRE Assists the University of Utah in Leasing 47,000-Square-Foot Health Care Navigation Center; Building to Break Ground in May

By |2018-05-03T07:59:14-07:00May 3rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—May 3, 2018—The Salt Lake City office of CBRE announced that the University of Utah has leased 47,000 square feet of office space in South Jordan. Scheduled to break ground in May, the build-to-suit, two-story office building will house the University of Utah Health Navigation Center which will support doctors, nurses, medical assistants, [...]

21 03, 2018

2018 Women’s History Month Feature: Dr. Ruth Watkins

By |2018-03-21T11:44:03-07:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Policy, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women’s History Month the Salt Lake Chamber is sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with University of Utah President-Elect Dr. Ruth Watkins. About Dr. Ruth [...]

28 02, 2017

Clean Air Champion: University of Utah

By |2019-05-05T17:19:07-07:00February 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

On any given weekday, around 50,000 students, faculty, and staff members travel to the University of Utah’s campus and associated facilities. Given the sheer size of the U’s operations and commuting numbers, there is no question of whether the University’s population contributes to the air quality issues in the Salt Lake Valley. With the increasing [...]

28 10, 2016

UBR: October 24-28

By |2017-03-07T15:06:35-07:00October 28th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

October 24, 2016 The Eccles Theater officially opened last week and it was a sight to be seen! The building, the music, the people and everything else was outstanding! If you didn’t make it don’t worry, you still have a chance to attend! Join the Salt Lake Chamber this Thursday, October 27th, for an exciting [...]