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 […]
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.
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
VIDEO: Lassonde Featured on Pac-12 Network
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute was featured in a documentary titled “Conference of Champions” on the Pac-12 Network. The documentary spotlighted Lassonde student Mark Pittman, who invented a device for tracking the movement of people using signals from mobile devices. Learn more about the company at blyncsy.com.
‘Profiles in Entrepreneurship’: New Course Starting Fall 2015
[CORRECTION: This course is available fall 2015. An earlier version listed the wrong date.] Do you want to gain insights and have conversations with seasoned entrepreneurs? Starting fall 2015, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and David Eccles School of Business are offering a new course designed just for you. The course, “Profiles in Entrepreneurship,” will be open […]
Students Travel to Costa Rica in New Social Entrepreneurship Program
Want to study entrepreneurship while traveling the world? A group of lucky students in the new Social Entrepreneurship Abroad program took the program’s first trip over spring break, traveling to Costa Rica. The group of 28 students and staff visited three cities, three colleges, one elementary school and a community group. They worked to identify ways […]
David Eccles School of Business Top Ranked for Entrepreneurship
For the second year running, the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has made The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s 2012 Top 25 rankings of entrepreneurship programs. This year, the school won rankings for both its graduate, and undergraduate experience-based programs. The rankings are based on surveys of administrators of nearly 2,000 schools about their […]