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Retirement boosts happiness, improves health, study finds

Economics professor, Devon Gorry, explains her latest research on The analysis of thousands of American retirees, published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research, found the positive changes have a continuing impact and don't fade over time. "Retirement has long lasting benefits to individual well-being," the report concludes.

Know When It's Time To Get A New Job

Professor Merideth Ferguson's research on how abusive bosses affect their subordinates’ relationships at home is cited in the following article on when to know it's time to get a new job.

Senior VP at Macy's, Dustin Jones

Senior Vice President at Macy's and Huntsman alumnus, Dustin Jones, gives his advice on education, careers and life. Watch his video.

7 Things Every Employee Wants in a Boss

Huntsman School Alumnus and Entrepreneur, Steve Palmer shares what it takes to become an exceptional leader and make an impact on those you lead. Read the article.

Ethics in Action Video Competition

Two USU Teams Win Top Spots in National Ethics in Action Video Competition with their videos about social media, bribery and corruption in a business environment. Watch the winning competition videos.


2014 has seen a plethora of success for Huntsman students and alumni. Watch a recap of just a few of them.

What is Small Enterprise Education and Development (SEED) all about?

Make a sustainable difference in the world, and increase the value of your education through this transformative international internship.Learn more about SEED.

Huntsman Scholar Program

The Huntsman Scholar Program is the premier program for undergraduate students interested in business and global affairs. The aim of this program is to provide students with challenging academic opportunities, unique experiences outside the classroom, and personal faculty mentorship.

Huntsman Hall

Groundbreaking for the new Huntsman Hall will soon bring a new world class building addition to the Huntsman School.
Learn more about Huntsman Hall

The Huntsman Experience

Dean Douglas Anderson, students, faculty and alumni discuss the advantages the Huntsman School of Business provides.

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August 31, 2015

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September 02, 2015

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Analytical Rigor

Wendy Bosshardt - Student Success Story

Wendy shares her experiences at the Huntsman School of Business and her life-changing extracurricular activities.

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Huntsman Students Win Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference

Huntsman students Josh Shelhamer, McKell Nelson, Glen Tonge, and Benjamin McCulloch traveled to Chicago this summer to showcase their business talents. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its PBL National Leadership Conference in Chicago on June 24–27.

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Exploring Finance Careers

Data analytics and communications skills. That about sums up the advice given by employers to Huntsman School students on the 6th annual NYC Career Exploration Trip in early May. A group of 16 students, led by finance professors Ryan Whitby and Paul Fjeldsted, visited 10 firms over a span of two and a half days to find out firsthand about careers and life in New York City.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Utah State University Entrepreneurs Among Utah's Best

The past month has been a busy and profitable one for a few Utah State University student entrepreneurs who have competed for money and investment in entrepreneurship competitions.

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Shark Tank Meets Utah State

Students in the Entrepreneur Leadership Series class gathered in the Eccles Conference Center on Wednesday April 1st to watch four fellow classmates pitch their business ideas to angel investors in Utah State’s very own Shark Tank. As the students filed into class, the atmosphere was full of excitement for those pitching and hoping to win monetary prizes, mentorship, and the opportunity to be featured in Forbes Magazine. Aggie entrepreneurs knew this Shark Tank event could mean the difference between failure and success for their start-up businesses.

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Sharlene Wells Hawkes: Miss America, Sportscaster, and Entrepreneur

From brains to beauty to business, Sharlene Hawkes has just about done it all. After winning the Miss America Pageant in 1985, Hawkes earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from BYU, and later, a master’s degree from the University of Utah. She began her professional career at ESPN where she worked for 16 years as an award-winning sportscaster until she realized she was tired of living her life from the sidelines.

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Ethical Leadership


The unofficial mantra of the Huntsman School of Business is "Dare Mighty Things" and USU Alumnus Paul Parkinson displays in his new book how daring mighty things requires people to look outside of themselves. Unselfish: Love Thy Neighbor As Thy Selfie, was released last month as a counterbalance to the current "selfie" culture prevalent in popular media.

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Huntsman student tackles immigration policy

Last month, the USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies held Research Week, its annual celebration of student and faculty research. Huntsman student Grant Holyoak was one of eight students who presented at Research Week’s culminating event, Ignite. In Ted-Talk fashion, students showed pictures and data to help relate their findings.

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Student Produced Videos Win National Ethics In Action Competition

Each year Utah State University students get the opportunity to stretch and challenge their business ethics through an event known as the Ethics Bowl. Sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Ethic Leadership (SAEL), this event is designed to help students understand how ethics are relevant in a variety of situations and encourages them to discuss and explore ethical questions. This year the ethics bowl took the form of a video competition where student teams made original videos on a business ethics topic.

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Global Vision

Wallet Hub's 2015 Brickyard 400 By The Numbers

Marketing professor, Eric Schulz, gives his opinion of which NASCAR race has the best chance of cracking the 50 most-watched sporting events of the year.

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Should There Be a Tax on Soda and Other Sugary Drinks?

Professor William Shughart II gives his opinion in this Wall Street Journal business leadership piece. Supporters say it is an effective way to cut obesity. Critics say the health benefits are far less than claimed.

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Huntsman Students Travel to Three Continents

This summer 54 Huntsman undergraduate students traveled to London, Asia, South America and Eastern Europe on faculty-led study abroad visits. Students in the Asia group visited Vietnam, Thailand, and China. In Thailand students had the opportunity to visit a fly-tying business in Chang-Mai that started in Cache Valley and is now run by two USU alumni. The company has spent the last 15 years operating in Thailand and will be opening a new factory in Cambodia later this season.

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