UDRC News & Updates: Recent Posts

New UDRC Product: Analytics Briefs

Ari Fenn, Assistant Commissioner, Research
February 1, 2024

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Ari introduces the latest product line from UDRC: targeted analytics briefs that the public may request and that have a faster turnaround time than long-form research reports.

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Recent Research: The Relationship Between Firm Size and Wages in Utah

Ari Fenn, Assistant Commissioner, Research
November 28, 2023

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Ari examines whether employees of large firms receive higher wages than employees of small firms, known as a wage premium. Read the blog post for more.

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Recent Research: Workforce Participation of Stacked Credential Awardees in Utah

Karen Tao, Senior Researcher
August 16, 2023

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Karen analyzes workforce participation among Utah college students who earn successively higher awards in the same field of study. Read the blog post for more.

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Recent Research: Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

Connor Hill, Researcher
April 14, 2023

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Connor reviews findings from his latest research report on students with different disabilities in Utah. Read the blog post for more.

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New Research: Public Assistance Use and Higher Education

By Ari Fenn, PhD, Researcher
January 17, 2023

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Ari provides an overview of findings from his latest research report. Read the blog post for more.

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Recent Research Launch: Workforce Outcomes for Associate Recipients

By Connor Hill, Researcher
November 2022

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Connor reviews his latest work on workforce outcomes for associate recipients. Read the blog post for more information.

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The latest UDRC study on post-secondary outcomes for low-income students

By Karen Tao, Senior Researcher
August 23, 2022

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Karen discusses her latest work on postsecondary outcomes for low-income students in Utah. Read the blog post for more information.

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We’re Moving!

By Kelsey Martinez, PhD, Research Manager
June 30, 2022

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As of July 1, 2022, the UDRC team will be officially transferred to the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Read the blog post for more information.

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Creating a Tailored Research Presentation

By Ari Fenn, PhD, Researcher
April 28, 2022

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Ari shares what he learned about tailoring research presentations to different audiences.

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Bagels & Research Reminder!

By Kelsey Martinez, PhD, Research Manager
April 4, 2022

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We are stopping by with a quick reminder that on Thursday, April 7th, at 8:30 AM, the UDRC will host its Bagels & Research event.

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Associate Degree Outcomes

By Connor Hill, Researcher
March 23, 2022

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For this week's blog post, Connor previews research that analyses quarterly wages for associate degree graduates.

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Recent Research on College Readiness

By Karen Tao, Researcher
March 21, 2022

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UDRC’s recently released research examines high school course-taking patterns and education outcomes for Utah high school students.

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UDRC’s New Style Guide for 2022

By Laura Dahl, PhD, UX Researcher
March 9, 2022

Johnny Cash's Cadillac

Laura introduces our updated style guide by using an interesting analogy.

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What Are Data Protection Platforms?

By Vincent Brandon, Data Coordinator
February 23, 2022

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This week's blog post offers an explanation of data protection platform essentials.

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High school courses and post-secondary outcomes

By Karen Tao, Researcher
February 3, 2022

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This week's blog post offers the scope and context of our upcoming research project on high school coursework and college readiness.

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Recent Research on Area Deprivation and the P20W Pipeline

By Ari Fenn, PhD, Researcher
January 26, 2022

New Years Welcome

This week's blog post is a preview of research that quantifies the relationship between area deprivation and P20W outcomes.

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