Year One at Lassonde Studios

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 […]

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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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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 in the News

The Lassonde Studios opening and dedication received widespread media attention from local and national media. Students moved into the building on Aug. 18, and the dedication was held Sept. 22. Reporters featured everything from the makerspaces throughout the building to the unique living opportunities on the upper floors. Find out what they are saying and get […]

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The New York Times Features Lassonde Studios

Don’t miss this! The New York Times featured the Lassonde Studios in a new article about facilities designed to inspire innovation at campuses around the country. The article, titled “The Innovation Campus: Building Better Ideas,” highlights how the Lassonde Studios and other buildings are paving the way for a new type of environment that is designed to spur […]

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