U ranked No. 9 for undergrad, No. 19 for grad entrepreneur studies by Princeton Review

The University of Utah jumped six places to be ranked No. 9 for undergrad entrepreneur studies among all schools in the country in the latest survey released by The Princeton Review today. The U also improved four places in the survey to be ranked No. 19 for graduate entrepreneur studies. Entrepreneur programs at the U […]

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Lassonde Institute Wins Global Recognition as an Outstanding Entrepreneur Program

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, was recognized among 12 universities for their outstanding entrepreneur programs at the 2018 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference in Chicago, Oct. 18-20. Now in its twenty-second year, the GCEC Conference was attended by more than […]

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Win $30,000 in the 2018-19 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration for the 2018-19 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC) competition is now open. All students in Utah, ages 14-18, are welcome to compete for $30,000 in cash and prizes. The grand prize is $7,500. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah and sponsored by Zions Bank. […]

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U Ranked No 8 among State Schools (No. 15 overall) for Undergrad Entrepreneurship by U.S. News

The undergraduate entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah — which includes the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and Lassonde Studios — earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program came it at No. 8 for […]

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Lassonde Studios Awarded LEED Gold Building Certification

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today that Lassonde Studios – a new five-story, student innovation space – has been awarded LEED Gold certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities […]

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15 Student Startups in Residence at Lassonde Studios for Summer 2018

Fifteen student startup companies are engaged in an intense summer experience at the University of Utah through the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. Each startup applied and was admitted earlier this year to be startups in residence at Lassonde Studios, a large innovation and residence facility on […]

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U Doctor, Students Raise $975,000 for Intubation Tech

While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of intubation tools for placing breathing tubes during medical procedures. Now, he is moving rapidly toward selling the products. With help from students at the U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), he refined his […]

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U Ranks No. 24 for MBA Entrepreneurship, says U.S. News & World Report

The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business’ Full-Time MBA program vaulted 13 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for the best business schools, moving to No. 44 overall, No. 22 for public schools, and No. 24 for entrepreneurship. Activities at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and new Lassonde Studios building contributed to […]

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Top 20 Teams Announced in 2018 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) announced the top 20 teams that will advance to the final stage of the competition today. The competition is open to all high school students across Utah, ages 14-18. They are competing for $20,000 in cash and prizes. This competition is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a […]

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