Painting for Cleaner Air

When Casey Clifford, a graduate student in environmental humanities, moved from the San Francisco Bay area to Salt Lake City, she didn’t expect that air quality would be an issue. “The mountains are much taller, and it traps all the pollution,” Clifford said. With the mentorship of Professor Valerie Kim Martinez, Clifford created three original, […]

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Level Up: Esports

Utah Esports competed in four well-known online video games during the past year, including “Rocket League,” “League of Legends,” “Overwatch” and “Hearthstone.” Around the world, people of all ages compete in tournaments featuring high-profile video games for thousands of dollars in prize money. Aside from prize money, students on the team receive a $1,000 scholarship […]

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Resource Directory: Student Innovation @ the U 2018

ArtsBridge: An interdisciplinary arts education outreach program. artsbridge.utah.edu ArtsForce: A two-day conference for art students to learn about how to share their creative work. artsforceutah.com Arts Entrepreneur: Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. lassonde.utah.edu/art Bench-2-Bedside: A competition for medical, engineering and business students […]

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President’s Message: Creating the Future

At the University of Utah, we celebrate a culture of collaboration and innovation — with the goal of transformation. Students from all backgrounds and fields of study have the opportunity to engage in the U’s vibrant innovation ecosystem, which accelerates learning through experiences that connect ideas to actions and classrooms to careers. The power of […]

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Student Innovation @ the U 2018 Credits

“Student Innovation at the U” is an annual publication celebrating student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. A digital version is available at lassonde.utah.edu/studentinnovation2018. This publication is produced by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business and the hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the […]

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Attend Final Awards & Showcase Events for 2018 UEC & HSUEC

You’re invited to attend the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) Awards & Showcase events on Saturday, April 7, at the University of Utah. The top-20 teams in these statewide programs will be competing for cash and prizes. This is a great opportunity to see the best collegiate and high school entrepreneurs in Utah. Register now and […]

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