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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SimpleCitizen: Making the Immigration Process Easier

Editor’s Note: SimpleCitizen won the grand prize and $40,000 at our 2015 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. The statewide competition is held every spring semester. Guest writer and U student Alexander Lewandowski caught up with them to learn more about their history and progress since last year. “If Turbo-Tax can condense mountains of tax law into a few […]

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4 Ways Lassonde Drives Student Success

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 […]

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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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Lassonde Studios on the Map!

The Lassonde Studios is putting us on the map! Yes, we’re getting some international attention for the groundbreaking facility. But now we’re also on the University of Utah campus map. Take a look: bit.ly/1jS12N9. The physical address is 1701 Student Life Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. That’s where you’ll be forwarding your mail if you’ve one of the […]

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Student Entrepreneurs Get Inspired at SEC 2015

Hundreds of students from universities all across Utah attended our 2015 Student Entrepreneur Conference (SEC) today to learn from community professionals about different facets of entrepreneurship. The event, held at eBay’s Draper campus, offered them the opportunity to learn about intellectual property law, business formation, product design, digital marketing, and many other valuable business skills. The conference […]

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Alumni Viewpoint: 5 Tips for Student Success

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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