Skip to main content

Huntsman Business - 2020 Issue

View PDF


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.” 

Read More

Holding Hands


Dave Patel

What Shapes Us

Neither of my parents had formal schooling beyond high school. My dad lost his eyesight when I was a little over a year old, so life in 1970’s India was a struggle. Our home was a rented room in someone’s house. That was our living room, bedrooms, kitchen.

Read More


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.

Read More

Hal Edison

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.

Read More

Kurt Larsen

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.

Read More