Our spring 2015 newsletter is now available. Download the PDF or pick up a copy to find out what’s happening each semester. Inside are student profiles, institute news and a calendar of events. Enjoy. Download PDF
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 […]
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.
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 email@example.com.
Tina Ziemek completed her Ph.D. in the School of Computing at the University of Utah, arriving in Utah from Colorado where she completed her M.S. in computer science from Colorado School of Mines. Her research spans computer graphics, visual perception, and spatial thinking. Building on her technical and startup experience, Tina has started her own […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has a new bi-annual print newsletter. Download the PDF or pick up a copy to find out what’s happening each semester. Inside are student profiles, institute news and a calendar of events. Enjoy. Download PDF
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 […]
Approximately 1.25 million lawyers live in the Unites States of America. That means there is approximately 1 lawyer for every 39.63 people in the country. With this many lawyers, and ever few jobs, it is critical that you differentiate yourself from the competition and maybe even prepare for an alternative career.
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 […]
Working at ski shops while attending the U, Schaeffer Warnock and Jake Nelson couldn’t find a ski goggle that met their expectations. While the low-to-medium priced goggles decidedly underperformed, they found that even expensive goggles often had significant design weaknesses.