With “the force” on their side, team Jedi won the first-place Champions Award at the Fifth Annual Utah FIRST LEGO League State Championship at the University of Utah on Saturday, Jan. 31. The Jedi will advance to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival and FIRST Championship in St. Louis, Mo., in April. The youth robotics […]
UPDATE: Watch a video and learn more about Descue Medical at their crowdfunding campaign for their iTest device. Find the campaign here. Descue Medical, a Utah-based startup founded by University of Utah bioengineering students and brothers Andrew and Christopher Pagels, is poised to release a new consumer healthcare product called iTest in late 2015. While […]
David Bradford is bringing his extensive entrepreneurial experience to the undergraduates at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Bradford, who is currently the executive chairman of HireVue — the leading provider of on-demand digital interviewing — will use his 30 years of experience in the computer industry to help students from freshmen […]
Thousands of Utah middle school students, ages 9-14, are competing in Utah FIRST LEGO League tournaments across the state in January, 2015. Students participate in the program by building robots and inventing new ideas to explore the classroom of the future in this year’s theme, World Class. Teams worked all fall to prepare LEGO robots […]
Don’t know what to get the person who has everything for the holidays this year? How about the “coziest pants in the world?” A pair of University of Utah students has launched a line of uniquely designed pants — dubbed Sakpants — through a university-sponsored entrepreneurship program and completing a crowdsource funding campaign to raise capital for their business endeavor.
In recognition for helping students on the autism spectrum, the Columbus Community Center – a Salt Lake City center providing support services for people with disabilities – awarded the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and startup NeuroVersity with the Social Enterprise Award at its Ninth Annual Dignity through Work Recognition Event earlier this month. […]
Adding another accomplishment to an already impressive year, University of Utah student startup Veritas Medical won second place among graduate students and $15,000 in the Collegiate Inventors Competition in Washington, D.C. Veritas Medical is a team of bioengineering and medical students who have developed a catheter — a tube inserted into patients to remove and […]
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is pleased to announce Frank Davis, founder of Food for Health International, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, will be a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room LL130) at […]
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is pleased to announce Jonathan Johnson III, chairman of the board at Overstock.com and lifetime advocate for entrepreneurs, will be a guest speaker Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room LL130) on the University of Utah campus. […]
Get a closer look at the Lassonde Studios by watching this new animation. You’ll see what the exterior, interior and living options look like. Learn more at www.lassonde.utah.edu/studios.