We just released our spring 2016 newsletter. Inside you’ll find a complete listing of our spring events and some of our latest news. It’s the best single resource to see what’s happening soon. All students are welcome. See you there! Download PDF
Learn about classes, degrees, certificates and other academic opportunities at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. Many programs are offered in partnership with the David Eccles School of Business.
VIDEO: Entrepreneurship at the U
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business provide a top-25 entrepreneurship environment that includes degrees, programs and certificates, plus the world’s first on-campus space for residential living, co-working, startup launching and product fabrication — open 24/7 to all U students. In this video, learn how we incorporate applied learning and an ecosystem of innovation […]
Why Business Needs Humanities Students
Editor’s Note: We invited writer and U humanities student Bailey Shelden to report about how entrepreneurship needs diverse students from arts, English and beyond. Below is what she discovered. What do a new residence building, entrepreneurship, and the humanities have in common? The answer may surprise you. It is hard to miss all the construction projects […]
4 Ways Lassonde Drives Student Success
Editor’s Note: What makes the Lassonde Institute one of the best organizations for promoting student success on campus? To find the answer, guest writer and U student Tiffany Parker investigated. Here’s what she discovered. Perhaps you’ve heard that the U is ranked among the best university’s in the country for entrepreneurship, but did you know that […]
University of Utah No. 17 for Entrepreneurship
The University of Utah continues to lead in entrepreneurship education. The David Eccles School of Business and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute jumped to No. 17 for graduate and No. 24 for undergraduate entrepreneur programs in the new rankings announced today by the Princeton Review. Last year, the U ranked No. 23 for graduate programs. The […]
VIDEO: Our Approach to Entrepreneurship Education
We take a fresh approach to entrepreneurship education. Watch this video for an explanation from Jay Barney, a world-renowned scholar and the chair of the Entrepreneurship & Strategy Department at the David Eccles School of Business. Learn more about academic opportunities at eccles.link/entp.
Alumni Viewpoint: 5 Tips for Student Success
It’s a tough world out there for students right now, job markets are very competitive right now, economies are uncertain. It hardly seems a time to dream big or set goals. Though I didn’t have any dreams to change the world, I did know I wanted to have control over a few things in my life: my income, my location and my time. I decided the best way to do that was to start a business that would allow me to travel the world and work from anywhere.
Everything You Need in One Place
Don’t miss our new fall newsletter. Pick up a copy or download it to get everything you need to know in one place. Inside, you’ll find news and a complete fall event calendar. Find something that interests you, then participate or just show up and watch. See you there. Download PDF
U Alum Wins $150K to Develop Ligament Repair Device
U alum and inventor Dolly (Holt) Casper’s company NovaBio Technologies won the grand prize and $150,000 at the international OneStart competition recently. NovaBio, formerly known as Ligadon, is developing a coil-shaped and biodegradeable device that holds together tendons and ligaments like a “Chinese finger trap.” It distributes tension, decreasing risk of reruptures and the need for […]
Interview: Taylor Randall, Dean of U of U’s Business School
Don’t miss this new podcast with Taylor Randall, the dean of the David Eccles School of Business, on KCPW. Randall discusses the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Lassonde Studios and the future of business education at the University of Utah. The Lassonde Institute is an interdisciplinary division of the Eccles School. Listen to interview here