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 […]

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Fetch Food, Serving Deliciousness in a Hurry

Stomach Growling? Call Fetch Food. Fetch Food, a Salt Lake City based start-up, offers restaurant food delivery on the cheap. One user on their website commented, “if you haven’t used Fetch Food, you’re doing lunch wrong.” This innovative start up, founded by two students at the University of Utah, utilizes a patented routing algorithm to make […]

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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 […]

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Kickstarter: It’s about More Than Raising Money

The same way that a good angel investor should bring more to the table than financial aid, a Kickstarter campaign has the power to do far more for a startup than just raise funding. Today, we’re seeing companies such as Peak Designs debut every new product on Kickstarter before opening online sales. Why? For a number of reasons actually.

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Games4Health: Register now for 2015-16 season

Compete to win $60,000 in prizes Now is the time to get involved with the global Game4Health competition, hosted by the Sorenson Center for Innovation and Discovery at the David Eccles School of Business. The competition brings together video games with health promotion. Teams compete for $60,000 in five categories. Visit the Games4Health website to register, join the community, create […]

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Boost Your Skills: New Programs for Student Entrepreneurs

It’s time to take all your business ideas and turn them into reality. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has launched three new student development programs to make your dreams more attainable. Workshops, Meetups and Hours with Experts are the new programs to help you succeed in your business venture. Workshops The workshops help you get involved with […]

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