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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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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 […]
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
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.
[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 […]
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 […]