Promoting Social Entrepreneurship

Liz Morales, an ethnic studies and communications major, has devoted herself and her education to create opportunities for under-served populations in higher education. “I realized entrepreneurship is more than just a product-based entrepreneur. It’s someone that wants to change something in the world,” Morales said. “That’s what social entrepreneurship does. It makes people think. It […]

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Choreografish

For the fall 2016 semester, Kun Cheng, an Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) graduate student, was the lead engineer developing a virtual reality video game for students with autism through the Therapeutic Games & Apps Lab (or Gapp Lab). Given the framework provided by University of Utah dance instructor Eric Handman, EAE students under Cheng’s […]

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Student Innovation Resource Directory 2017

ArtsBridge: An interdisciplinary arts education outreach program. artsbridge.utah.edu ArtsForce: A two-day conference for art students to learn about how to share their creative work. artsforceutah.com Arts Entrepreneur: Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. lassonde.utah.edu/art Bench-2-Bedside: A competition for medical, engineering and business students […]

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Thinner Solar Cells

Dennis Pruzan, a materials science and engineering Ph.D student, is innovating the future of solar energy. In collaboration with professor Michael Scarpulla, he is researching how to make cadmium telluride (CdTe or “Cad Tell”) thin film solar cells that could disrupt the solar energy market. CdTe is in the class of thin-film solar cells that […]

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A Challenge to U Students

The University of Utah is an exciting place to be a student. Here, you are taught by world-class professors, and supported by incredible staff, in remarkable facilities. We are paving the way in new and important research areas such as genetics, bioengineering, computer graphics and the arts. The campus community is comprised of students who […]

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U Ranks 15th for Grad, 18th for Undergrad Entrepreneurship Studies

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, including its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, is one of the best places in the country for students who want to launch their own businesses, according to The Princeton Review. In a new survey, the Eccles School ranked No. 15 for graduate and No. 18 for […]

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2016 Innovate Report: Read about U’s Innovation Ecosystem

Read about U’s innovation ecosystem in the new 2016 Innovate Report. Innovate is an annual publication dedicated to celebrating the innovation ecosystem at the University of Utah. It is produced with oversight from the U’s Internal Commercialization Coordination Council. Learn more about that group and ways to get involved at at utah.edu/innovate. Read Report (PDF)

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