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Provo in Top Ten Most Innovative Tech Hubs

February 24 2015 - 8:16 am
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Home to Brigham Young University, one of the largest private universities in the nation, the Provo area is another city that benefits from having a large community of young, well-educated workers. While the area clocked the lowest number of patents for 1,000 residents in our top 10 at only 2.89, it still receives above-average amounts of…


Provo, Ogden, Salt Lake City in Top 15 of Advanced Industry Intensity

February 18 2015 - 8:49 am
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The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program ranks metro areas’ “advanced industry intensity” by their number of advanced industry jobs as a percentage of total employment. 3 of our metro areas rank in the top 15. “Only 15 large US metropolitan areas are home to more STEM graduates as a share of Young adult population than Finland,…


University of Utah Health Care #6 “Quality and Accountability”

October 23 2014 - 12:00 pm
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The Quality and Accountability study identifies high-performing organizations in the areas of quality and safety and provides tools as a catalyst for organizational improvement. Every year, 10 member organizations are chosen to receive the annual Quality Leadership Award at the UHC Annual Conference. We honor our current and past recipients: University of Utah Health Care #6. 


5 Happiest States in America (and the 5 Saddest)

September 23 2014 - 10:18 am
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Utah tops the list, ranking number 1 in job satisfaction. This might have something to do with the fact that Utah also ranks number 1 lowest number of median hours worked per week. Also notable is that Utah is number 1 for volunteerism and has the lowest divorce rate.


5 reasons why Utah is a great place to live

September 21 2014 - 9:07 am
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We all have our own reasons for loving Utah — maybe it’s the slopes, diverse dining, or expanding TRAX system — but we’re not the only ones who have noticed.


Park City resorts again shine in prestigious rankings

September 19 2014 - 9:13 am
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The validity of Park City’s oft-touted calling card — housing three world-class ski resorts — appears to have been reaffirmed, as SKI Magazine’s latest ranking of the best resorts in western North America again includes each member of the town’s triumvirate. Deer Valley Resort was the highest-ranked Park City resort — and the top resort…


Utah unemployment second-lowest in nation, job growth strong

September 19 2014 - 8:59 am
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Utah’s unemployment rate is tied for second-lowest in the nation, holding steady at 3.6 percent, according to the latest figures from the Dept. of Workforce Services. The strong jobs report comes on the heels of news of a $166 million budget surplus in FY2014.


Utah ranks third in household income growth

September 18 2014 - 10:28 am

Feel richer? Utah enjoyed the third-highest increase in median-household income among the states between 2012 and 2013, according to census estimates released Thursday.


University of Utah entrepreneurship program ranked among best in nation

September 17 2014 - 10:39 am

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report rates the University of Utah’s business entrepreneurship program as one of the best in the country. According to a survey released Tuesday by the Princeton Review, for the fourth consecutive year, the David Eccles School of Business at the U. was ranked as a top 25 program for…


Three Utah cities named among 50 best places to live in America

September 17 2014 - 10:12 am

(KUTV) Three Utah cities have been named on a list of the 50 best places to live in America. According to the list from 24/7 Wall Street, Orem placed No. 30, Layton No. 29, and West Jordan No. 40. The list says Orem is one of the safest cities in U.S. and has exceptionally strong…