Huntsman Business - 2020 Issue

Cover Story

To Live & Live Well

Great leaders strive to live the kind of life that Ralph Waldo Emerson described, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”


A Life's Work

When Kurt Larsen was eight years old, he asked for a new bicycle and got this life lesson instead: If you really want something, you’re going to have to work for it. In other words, he could have his sister’s old bike or buy his own. His father was an acc...

Built to Last

“A boss is a boss, it is ever so clear. But a boss and a friend, is ever so dear,” writes Hal Edison, the 101-year old Huntsman School of Business alum who recently made a generous donation in memory of his employer and friend, Earl Stone.

The Big Picture

Daily life around the world has been deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, from how we communicate, work, spend, and engage with healthcare, to our consumption of food, education, and the availability of goods and services. In a look at The Big Pictur...

What Shapes Us

“Dave Patel is the Associate Dean for Student and External Affairs at the Huntsman School of Business, and a remarkable leader. We are celebrating his 10th year at the Huntsman School. Having gotten to know him, I often wanted to have him share his story ...

Message from the Dean

The motto, “E pluribus Unum,” a Latin phrase meaning “out of many, one”—was approved for inclusion on the Great Seal of the United States by Act of Congress in 1782. I thought of this when I read Associate Dean Dave Patel’s comments in this issue of Hunts...

My Huntsman Experience

I will always be grateful for my Huntsman experience. I was intimidated by the thought of going back to school after being a stay-at-home mom for ten years. After my husband’s death, I knew I had to earn a degree to begin a career to provide for my childr...