Brothers Turning iPhones into Medical-Testing Devices

UPDATE: Watch a video and learn more about Descue Medical at their crowdfunding campaign for their iTest device. Find the campaign here. Descue Medical, a Utah-based startup founded by University of Utah bioengineering students and brothers Andrew and Christopher Pagels, is poised to release a new consumer healthcare product called iTest in late 2015. While […]

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Founder profile: TINA ZIEMEK (part II)

For over 10 years I’ve been researching individual differences, spatial skills, play, learning, games, and user experience, and doing youth outreach. I’ve spent the last four years making games for other companies, including SimCity designer Will Wright’s Stupid Fun Club. Will appreciates my work in user interface design, and I’m currently consulting as an independent user researcher for a company he’s involved with.

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SAVE THE DATE: Lassonde Studios Groundbreaking Oct. 10

The public is invited to join us on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for the Lassonde Studios building, the new home for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. The ceremony will be at the construction site by Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (map). Contact us with questions at lassonde@utah.edu.

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Power Practical Expands to Emerging Markets after Shark Tank

Since airing on the TV show Shark Tank, local company Power Practical, a startup founded by recent graduates of the University of Utah and participants in the Lassonde Institute, has a gained traction in meeting the power needs of those in emerging markets. When presenting to the sharks on the April 11 episode of Shark Tank the […]

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New Startup Bootcamp Course Open to All Undergrads

Undergraduate entrepreneurship curriculum at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been completely revamped with the launch of the Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate that’s designed for all non-business majors, but also available to all students. The program now offers a new startup bootcamp course called “Entrepreneurship and the Scientific Method” (ENTP 1020) that […]

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