Most-Cited Professor on Campus is an Entrepreneurship Scholar, according to Google

It comes as no surprise that Jay Barney is the most cited professor at the University of Utah, according to Google Scholar. Not after reviewing his work that is. Barney is currently the presidential professor of strategic management, the Lassonde chair of social entrepreneurship and the editor-in-chief for “The Academy of Management Review,” ranked first or […]

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Scrap: Connecting Excess Materials to Buyers

University of Utah students Kelsie Lee, Sam Lagoy, Joe Wassweiler and Gabi Siu are the cofounders of Scrap, an online platform that allows businesses with excess materials to contact other businesses that are in need of those excess materials. “It’s the collaboration point for business-to-business material sourcing solutions,” Lagoy said. Lee and Lagoy are both […]

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Travel to Europe in Summer 2019: Global Entrepreneurship Program

All students at the University of Utah can apply now to travel to Europe for summer 2019 through the Global Entrepreneurship Program, which is provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business. Participating students will gain entrepreneurial experience while creating a startup or innovation of their own, being taught […]

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7 Reasons to Study Entrepreneurship in College

Entrepreneurship is booming. Startup companies across the globe are gaining traction, attracting capital and customers. As interest in entrepreneurship grows, so do the academic programs. Whether you’re already running a company, you’re considering a major or minor program or don’t quite yet have a plan, below are seven reasons why taking an entrepreneurship class is […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Program Traveling to South America in Spring 2019

Last year, the Global Entrepreneurship Program, which is provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business, took 16 aspiring entrepreneurs on a unique, immersive semester-long trip through Asia. The students lived in and took University of Utah classes at a Korean University in Seoul, Korea, interned with different international startups and earned a […]

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Todd Zenger Q&A: Entrepreneurship is Value Creation

Todd Zenger is an accomplished academic, currently serving as the chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and presidential professor of strategy and strategic leadership. With degrees from Stanford University and UCLA, Zenger is an expert in the field of strategy, entrepreneurship and […]

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Troy D’Ambrosio Q&A: Entrepreneurship is a Team Sport

Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and an assistant dean at the David Eccles School of Business, is a serial entrepreneur and widely admired business mind. Cofounder, officer and director of multiple startup companies including Transworld Telecommunications, Convergence Communications and EPM Mining Ventures, D’Ambrosio’s pursuits have attracted over $500 million in […]

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