Heeding the Governor’s challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, businesses in Utah have stepped up and are launching a more than $2 Million media campaign to increase interest in STEM education
Fri, 17 Jan 2014
Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business, joined KSL News Wednesday night to talk about the new MBA Online program recently announced by the school.
Fri, 10 Jan 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are offering funds through the STEP program.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014
Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent compound annual rate to 1.6 million jobs.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013
The overall incident rate in Utah for public and private sectors combined decreased to 3.5 in 2012, down from 3.7 in 2011. Incident rates represent the number of injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013
This year Partners reported saving 11.6 million gallons water and 1.3 million kWh of electricity. Hazardous chemicals used in production were reduced 830,664 pounds
Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Two Utah cities placed in the top five cities of Milken's 2013 Best Performing Cities Index. The report takes into account growth in job numbers, wages and salary, and the concentration and size of high-tech industries
Mon, 16 Dec 2013
Zions Bank, in cooperation with the World Trade Center Utah and the U.S. Commercial Service is organizing a trade mission to Colombia and Panama, February 9-15, 2014.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013
Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent
“I am honored to have been selected for this role,” stated Goryunova. “I look forward to continuing the path, outlined by the outgoing President Lew Cramer, in the months ahead."
DAQ is interested in providing additional tools and opportunities to private businesses, non-profits, and government entities to develop and implement strategies that reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013
Governor Herbert has taken steps to make sure that Utah is one of the states that will be prepared. He has tasked a group of 38 people to come up with a water strategy for the state.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013
On Nov. 19, 2013, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah will offer 35 parcels covering 44,021 acres in the Price and Vernal Field Offices at its quarterly oil and gas lease sale.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013
Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter assured military and civilian employees at Utah’s Hill Air Force Base that they will continue to play a significant role in the nation’s security.
Mon, 28 Oct 2013
With a message partially delivered in Spanish, Utah’s new Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox welcomed the addition of the USMCOC Intermountain Chapter to the Utah business community.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013
This one-day conference is filled with informative breakout sessions and inspirational speakers, while celebrating the accomplishments of significant women helping make a difference in our local community.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013
Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers help small businesses with all phases of Government contracting -federal, state, and local. This year's event is October 22, 2013.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013
No matter where you are on the “journey” towards operational excellence this conference will further the skills necessary that will allow your organization to advance to the next level. October 2-3
Tue, 17 Sep 2013
USTAR has been awarded the Expanding Research Capacity award at the 2013 State Science and Technology Institute’s Excellence in Technology Based Economic Development at national award ceremony in Portland.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
6.5 million recreation visits were made to Utah’s five national parks during 2012. 5.1 million recreation visits occurred at Utah’s 7 national monuments, two national recreation areas, and one national historic site.
The insurance companies providing information for this comparison are the top 20 companies based on the highest volume of homeowners and private passenger auto insurance premiums in Utah.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013
The conference will feature informative keynote speakers, breakout sessions and an exhibitor gallery filled with organizations and businesses that serve small businesses.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013
Over the past 12 months, prices have increased in Utah by 2.1 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced at the recently concluded Utah Rural Summit the three new staff members who have been hired for the enhanced rural economic development effort being coordinated by GOED.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013
Utah is often praised in the media as a great place to live and work. This publication will give you a better idea of why the accolades continue.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013
The Salt Lake Chamber Business Womens Forum’s annual Women in Business Summer Social is a fundraising event which brings over 200 of Salt Lake City’s most prominent women together
Notable project wins during the fiscal year include Emery Refining in Emery County; SyberJet, with 1,200 jobs in Cedar City; HireVue in South Jordan; SolarWinds, with 1,040 jobs in Utah County; Boeing West Jordan and Enve in Ogden.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013
There will be sessions approved for both general credit hours and also for strategic management credit. Powerful speakers address today’s top industry topics to provide solutions and inspire HR managers.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013
The Office of Naval Research recently awarded USU USTAR-endowed professor Randy Lewis a two-year grant to study adhesive spider silk for naval applications.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013
According to the “First Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet” report, released by Akamai Technologies, Utah ranked number 5 overall, but was the only Western state in the top ten.
On July 19, The Leonardo and the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) will host Leonardo After Hours: The InventriXXes: Women Scientists Who’ve Changed the World.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013
The State of Utah has chosen the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of recognition to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the State of Utah in the fields of science and technology.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013
In twenty-first place nationally, Wasatch County ranked highest among the Utah counties followed by Grand, Washington, Cache, Box Elder, Utah and Uintah counties further down the list
Tue, 02 Jul 2013
Up-and-coming entrepreneurs, designers and engineers gathered at the new Adobe Systems Complex, in Lehi, Utah on June 25 for the final judging and an awards ceremony for their innovative and creative games.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013
An estimated 45,947 people attended the Sundance Film Festival in 2013, down slightly from the 2012 attendance estimate of 46,731.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013
Sixteen of Utah’s most promising and innovative technologies have recently been awarded a $40,000 Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) grant through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).
Mon, 17 Jun 2013
In Utah, 116,200 jobs now fit the qualifications to be considered STEM positions and command an average annual salary of $65,481, compared to non-STEM earnings of $37,658.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013
Utah has a very diverse economy. On the Hachman index, Utah’s 2011 measurement of .976 places Utah fourth in the nation in economic diversity, behind only Missouri, North Carolina and Illinois.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013
Utah’s Uintah Basin is one of the nation’s most promising energy regions, containing not only abundant supplies of conventional oil and gas, but a large potential for unconventional resources
Wed, 12 Jun 2013
Dr. George brings with her a diverse portfolio of research and management experience as well as community service.