Lassonde Studios Wins SXSWedu Learn X Design Awards

We’re thrilled to share that Lassonde Studios of the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has been named the overall winner of the SXSWedu Learn X Design awards in the physical category. The award further solidifies Lassonde Studios as arguably the most innovative built learning facility in the world from the past year. One of […]

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Top 20 Startups Announced in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

[EDIT NOTICE: This information has been edited to reflect the addition of Pletch Patch to replace Courtney’s Dresses. Updated: 03-16-17, 8:48 a.m.] Utah’s best college entrepreneurs are competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize, in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, one of the biggest student-business competitions in the country. Today, […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Isaac Griffin Blends Creativity and Business

Make a picture. Tell a story. Sell a product. Sometimes, it takes a near-death experience to realize what you live for – and for Isaac Griffin, that is creating art. His creative works all incorporate a unique sense of movement and storytelling. An avid cyclist, illustrator and art director at AdThing, a student-powered ad agency, […]

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Fast Company: Lassonde Studios is a ‘$45M experiment in education’

A leading publication for startup news and trends, Fast Company featured Lassonde Studios in a new article titled “A $45 Million Experiment to Turn Dorms into Incubators.” Lassonde Studios is a new building where all students on campus can live, create products and launch startups. It opened in August 2016 and has received worldwide attention for […]

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Lassonde Studios One of ‘World’s Best New University Buildings,’ says Architectural Digest

Scan the world from Norway to China and you won’t find a new university building much better than Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah, according to Architectural Digest, a premier publication for architecture news and trends. In a new report, the publication identifies Lassonde Studios as one of the nine best new university buildings around the globe. “One […]

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$$$ Awarded at January Get Seeded Pitch Event

Student startups received $10,865 in grants from the monthly Get Seeded milestone grant program at the January Final Pitch Event. The Get Seeded program manages a $120,000 fund donated by Zion’s Bank to help student entrepreneurs get their startup to the next milestone. It has been a great resource that engages and educates students in entrepreneurship, enables […]

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Lassonde Studios a Finalist in SXSWedu Contest

We’re proud to share that Lassonde Studios has been named a finalist for the South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) Learn by Design Awards. One of the premier education innovation conferences, SXSWedu launched its Learn by Design program to celebrate projects that are revolutionizing the way space design can enrich learning outcomes. The awards focused on three categories: […]

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