Enjoy the new photo gallery of Lassonde Studios below. The building is the new home for student entrepreneurs, innovators and makers at the University of Utah. All students are welcome to attend events, use tools and gather on the public first floor, which is known as the Neeleman Hangar. Above are four floors of housing […]
Watch us build Lassonde Studios in 33 seconds in this new time-lapse video. When we started this project, we wanted to create a world-class home for student entrepreneurs and innovators. Now, the doors are open, and that dream is starting to come to life. Thanks to everyone who made it possible. We invite all students […]
While most startup companies are lucky to work in a dirty garage, 17 student startups at the University of Utah have space this summer at the new Lassonde Studios building. The teams are startups-in-residence in the Company Launch program provided by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a nationally ranked division of the David Eccles School of […]
If you asked an average college student, “How do you spend your free time?,” you will usually get the answer, “I have no free time.” However, if you ask Aaron Hsu and Kepler Sticka-Jones, the founders of Blerp, the same question, they will tell you that they are working to build “the world’s biggest soundboard app.” […]
I’ve always been so fascinated by the Bauhaus School. There’s just something really exciting thinking about this singular place, where the most creative young people came together to define the next wave of an entire movement of design. I always wanted to have something like that in my life. It wasn’t until this spring when […]
When the University of Utah and David Eccles School of Business announced plans for Lassonde Studios, the people behind it said they wanted to create a place where students could “dream big and change the world.” After much anticipation, the unique, $45 million, copper-clad building opened in August 2016. Lassonde Studios merges an innovation space […]
Watch our video yearbook for the very first Lassonde 400 group living at Lassonde Studios during the 2016-2017 academic year. We call this group L1. The video features images shared by the residents. Learn more about Lassonde Studios at lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
“You don’t need to know where you’re going, you just need to know where you’re going next.” This concept has become a mantra for first-year psychology major and graphic designer Taren Rohovit, who entered Lassonde Studios fall 2016 with the intent to do something. Although only entering his first year of college, Rohovit recognized the […]
Watch the video from the 2017 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase at the University of Utah. The Business Scholars is a program for high-achieving students at the David Eccles School of Business. In this event, the students presented innovation projects they developed during the year. Learn more about Business Scholars: eccles.utah.edu/students/business-scholars/.
We saw some amazing student ideas today at the Business Scholars Showcase today. A tampon subscription product won Best Idea. Congrats to all the winners! During the competition, first-year students in the Business Scholars program showcased their innovation team projects they have been working on for months. Each group developed a new invention or business […]