Monday, September 19, 2016 Business UtahSalt Lake City—Gov. Gary R. Herbert, along with USA Funds, Utah life science industry partners, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) today announced the launch of the Utah Medical Innovations Pathways (MIP) program.
Friday, September 16, 2016 EDCUtahExercise can be the most difficult activity to have motivation for, but when you have something to work towards, it becomes a goal worth achieving.
Monday, September 12, 2016 WalletHubWalletHub’s analysts considered many elements to determine which states are home to the happiest Americans. In order to do so, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key metrics, ranging from emotional health to income levels to sports participation rates. Our findings, additional expert commentary and a detailed methodology can be found below.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 EDCUtahWe recently sat down with Jeff Larsen, Senior Vice President of Marsh & McLennan Companies. Jeff shared with us what Marsh does, how they help their clients, and gave us insight into the insurance industry.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 EDCUtahA recent publication by Brand Acceleration, an Economic Development Marketing firm, gives a brief overview of the intricate process of site selection. EDCUtah works closely with site selectors as they serve their client's needs.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 EDCUtahWhat does the educational environment supporting workforce development within Utah's IT industry look like? To answer that question EDCUtah sat down for a conversation with Dr. Ross T. Whitaker, director of the University of Utah School of Computing.
Monday, August 29, 2016 EDCUtahLast week, Zions Bank reported the findings of an Oxford University study outlining spending trends at recent Olympic Games. The study indicated all Olympic Games over the past 30 years have cost at least $1 billion, an expense that may be financed by a combination of taxpayer money, government funding, and private contribution
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 EDCUtahOn the surface, it may appear that Utah does not place great enough emphasis on education. Utah is often cited as spending the least amount per-pupil for K-12 public education in the nation at $6,555. New York, comparatively, spends the most per-pupil at $19,818.
Friday, August 19, 2016 BloombergWith an economy that some believe is marching towards full employment, annual job growth nationally is slowing down. But some cities in the south and west of the country — where labor markets are coming from a lower base — are currently in the throes of strong headline job growth.