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Eccles School Celebrates Historical Ties to Federal Reserve Bank by Hosting University Symposium

As the U.S. economy continues to improve and monetary policy moves toward normalization, the David Eccles School of Business is pleased to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to host a simulation of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The event involves Eccles School students in the role of the committee members, including Reserve Bank Presidents, Federal Reserve Board Governors, and Chair Janet Yellen. Students will hear a presentation on the U.S.

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Richard T. Pratt Professorship of Finance Announced

The David Eccles School of Business today announced the establishment of the endowed Richard T. Pratt Professorship of Finance. The new Professorship was celebrated with an event at the school where University of Utah President David Pershing shared his views on the importance of endowed professorships in helping the university attract and retain extraordinary faculty.

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Business Ethics Club Welcomes Former HealthSouth CFO to the U

Although ethical behavior is paramount in any company in every industry, sometimes it takes a scandal to realize just how important ethics can be. The early 2000s were replete with examples of unethical behavior and cases of corporate fraud. HealthSouth Corporation is an example of how creative accounting practices can rapidly run afield.

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Breaking Ground on Lassonde Studios Building

The David Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute are one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.

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Featured Faculty

Danny Wall

Danny Wall is the Director of the MRED Program at the David Eccles School of Business and Associate Professor of Finance.  Danny comes to the University of Utah after about a decade in the real estate field, where he did appraisals, consulting, commercial lending, and commercial brokerage. He has spent the past seven years working full-time as an appraiser and consultant after jobs working in brokerage in Boise, lending in Denver, and as a product developer for Deckers Outdoor Corporation in California.

Christine Richman

Christine Richman is the discipline lead for economic analysis at GSBS Richman Consulting.

GSBS Richman was created in April 2012 from the planning discipline at GSBS Architects and Richman & Associates Consulting.  GSBS Richman is a dba of GSBS Architects. Ms. Richman specializes in finding creative solutions to difficult economic development, planning and government issues and problems.