Credits: Student Innovation @ the U 2020

About the Publication

“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 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 U. Learn about the Lassonde Institute at

This publication is managed by staff at the Lassonde Institute, including:

  • Troy D’Ambrosio — executive director, Lassonde Institute; assistant dean, David Eccles School of Business
  • Kathy Hajeb — director, Lassonde Institute; associate professor (lecturer), David Eccles School of Business
  • Thad Kelling — marketing director, Lassonde Institute

Contact Us

Have a question? Want copies? Want to nominate a student to be featured in the next edition? Or want to be a contributor? We want to hear from you! Contact editor Thad Kelling at or 801-587-8811, or contact the Lassonde Institute at or 801-587-3836.

Student Contributors

Tori Matthews, assistant editor, writer, and photographer (BS Marketing, 2020) – Tori is passionate about education and her work. She is the marketing assistant for Lassonde, a Business Scholars Ambassador, and co-owner of a company she and her sister started together. She likes areas where she can be creative, such as writing, photography, filming, and designing. Tori is an adventure enthusiast and loves to be in the mountains. LinkedIn:

Jacqueline Mumford, assistant editor and writer (HBS Accounting, BA Political Science, 2020) — Jacqueline is a double major in her senior year. When she’s not studying, she loves to write for both the Daily Utah Chronicle and Lassonde. After graduation, she plans to work in government accounting while studying the relationship between business and politics. Twitter: @jacqmumford

Julia Dominesey, writer and photographer (BS Mechanical Engineering, 2022) — Julia is a dedicated student, researcher, Lassonde student leader, and outdoor enthusiast. She has been a student leader at Lassonde her entire college career and a contributor to “Student Innovation @ the U” for the last two years. LinkedIn: | Instagram: @jules.dom

Camille Bagnani, photographer (BS Marketing, 2021) — When she’s not taking pictures for work, you will still find Camille with her camera. Whether she is capturing portraits and concerts or working towards completing her minor in documentary studies, Camille always has an eye out for new stories to tell, creative ventures, and collaboration opportunities. Instagram: @camillebagnani

Brian Pham, photographer and writer (BS Marketing, 2022) — Brian has shot portrait, lifestyle, and event photos for over five years. He is currently majoring in marketing with minors in information systems and psychology. He spends the majority of his free time in the mountains hiking, backpacking, and hammocking. He seeks to use his skills and his time working to increase leadership and visibility for underrepresented groups. Web: | Instagram: @brianhpham

Celine Cavanaugh, writer (Games BS, 2021) — Celine is an Entertainment Arts & Engineering major in her junior year. Along with being a writer for Lassonde, she is also the art lead for Clockwork Forge Games. When she isn’t working or doing schoolwork, she likes to create art for her portfolio. LinkedIn: | ArtStation:

Adam Draheim, writer (BA Computer Science) — Adam is a CS student with a focus in game-play programming. He is currently a junior and has been living at Lassonde Studios while at the University of Utah. LinkedIn:

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