Top 8 Careers for Entrepreneurship Majors & Minors

College students choosing a major or minor usually have one thing on their mind: Where am I going to work after this? Finding a career – much less a satisfying one – can be very difficult. While some students feel pigeon-holed, entrepreneurship majors are uniquely positioned for an ever-changing job market. We’ve rounded up some […]

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From Salt Lake to San Francisco, Logan Erickson Helps Students Develop ‘Stronger Brains’

When Logan Erickson was a sophomore at the University of Utah, he thought he had his career plan figured out. Erickson was pursuing an Entertainment Arts & Engineering degree with a minor in computer science, and found success in social issue-based game development, with the release of Justice.exe. Neuroscience wasn’t really on his radar until […]

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Resources for Utah Startups to Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, businesses and entrepreneurs around the world are struggling. Across Utah, private equity firms, state government programs, universities are stepping up with support, resources, and more to get your startup back on its feet, or help you launch. Below is a sampling of those resources and others from around […]

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The Entrepreneurial Mindset: How to Think Like an Innovator

Anyone can be an entrepreneur. But, it takes a certain energy, passion, and commitment to get there. You must have an “entrepreneurial mindset,” ready to tackle any challenge, meet all obstacles, and constantly be on the lookout for solutions. Fortunately, you can learn this mindset by participating in programs like those at the University of […]

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What Students Learn in Entrepreneurship Classes, Minor, or Major

Students at universities and colleges can major, minor, or simply take a class or two in entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is greater than starting a business: it’s creativity, innovation, design, leadership, and more. Students continue to gravitate toward the growing field, adding more diversity, challenge, and opportunity every year. What are they learning by studying entrepreneurship? To […]

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Craft Casket Co.: Modern Designs for an Old Industry

Matt Henke and Tanner Curtis, master’s of architecture students at the University of Utah, are bringing a unique industry into the modern era — caskets. “In almost all industries, contemporary design takes a portion of the market — whether it’s cars, phones, or even into the more carpentry-based industries of cabinetry and furniture,” Curtis said. […]

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Paul Brown Q&A: Entrepreneurship, a Skill that can be Developed by Anyone

Paul Brown is a professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy Department at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business while serving as the James Lee Sorenson Presidential Chair and senior director at the Sorenson Impact Center. Outside of the classroom, Brown boasts experience in many fields: he previously was a partner […]

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