Monday, March 29, 2021You’ve heard us talking a lot more about “DEI” or “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” lately.
News: March 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021Nubia Peña was appointed as the Director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs in June 2019 and was recently named Senior Advisor of Equity and Opportunity for Governor Cox’s administration. We recently marked a year of the COVID-19 pandemic and we caught up with her to find out more about efforts to support multicultural communities during the public health crisis and beyond. Here's Part I.
Friday, March 19, 2021Homegrown Utah technology leader Qualtrics is working to ensure Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are central to their company’s culture and a matter of course for their employees. We caught up with Farren Roper, Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, to learn more about the initiative and how the company deploys technology in the effort.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021Saraya USA Inc. DBA Lakanto is opening a manufacturing and distribution operation that is projected to bring 140 new jobs to Utah over the next three years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $25 million.
Monday, March 15, 2021Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) plans to build a TrueCore manufacturing facility in Brigham City, Utah. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2022 and will employ 50 team members.
Monday, March 8, 2021Facebook is expanding its Eagle Mountain data center campus by more than 900,000 square feet with two new buildings. Once completed, this data center will represent an investment of more than $1 billion.
Monday, March 8, 2021In September 2020, the University of Utah formed the Partners for Innovations, Ventures, Outreach & Technologies (PIVOT) Center. The new center drives the U’s centralized, integrated efforts for technology commercialization, corporate engagement and economic engagement with the broader Utah community. We caught up with Keith Marmer, the U’s Chief Innovation & Economic Engagement Officer, to learn more about PIVOT Center.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021Orgill, Inc. is expanding its existing operations in Hurricane, Utah. The company has a current footprint of 234 employees and a 540,000 square-foot distribution center, and plans to build a 427,000 square-foot addition and hire 157 new employees over the next 10 years.