Education through Eye-Gaze Tech

Cheri Blue is a first-year Ph.D. student studying special education. Her research, drawing on nine years of experience working as a speech-language pathologist in public schools, focuses on augmentative and alternative communication. Blue is researching the use of eye-gaze controlled communication systems. Eye-gaze devices use infrared trackers to detect eye movement, enabling users to make […]

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Environmentally Friendly Refuge

The University of Utah campus and community puts environmental impact and sustainability in high importance. Quaid Harding, president of the U’s Beekeeping Association and an undergraduate studying biology, is working to further this goal through installing a pollinator demonstration garden on campus. The garden will tackle many key environmental and social issues on campus: reducing […]

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President’s Message: Student Innovation @ the U 2019

In 1850, just three years after they arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, the founders of the University of Utah created a modest institution of higher education to ensure a prosperous and fulfilling future for the people living here. From that humble beginning grew a major research university with global stature. Throughout decades of growth […]

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Student Innovation @ the U 2019 Credits

“Student Innovation at the U” is an annual publication celebrating student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. A digital version is available at lassonde.utah.edu/studentinnovation2019. This publication is produced by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business and the hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the […]

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Program Directory: Student Innovation @ the U 2019

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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PreOv is Changing the (Fertility) Game

The team behind PreOv, a student startup developing fertility solutions for women, is comprised of studious, family-driven, career-oriented women. Joni Aoki, Jeanna Ryan and Young Hong are all studying at or have graduated from the U. Ryan is the president and CEO of PreOv. She has an MS in nutrition, master’s in computer information systems […]

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Lassonde Institute FY 2018 Annual Report

The FY 2018 Annual Report is now available (see link below) for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. The report highlights student startup activity and programs at Lassonde Studios, the new home for student entrepreneurs at the U. Highlights for the year […]

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