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Connect2Health Builds a Healthier Community

Modern dance major Amanda Newman has found a way to combine passions for dance and public health. After participating in an Honors Praxis, Newman began noticing a gap between health-care resources and the ability for underserved populations to access these resources. With the help of the Honors College’s faculty, Newman and pre-medical student Dash Porter […]

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Entrepreneur Club Startup Showcase and Summit on April 24

The Entrepreneur Club is hosting a startup showcase at their Summit Event on April 24 at 5-7 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (room 1110). The event will showcase the startups funded through the club’s Get Seeded program. The club has funded 30 companies this year and given out 150,000 dollars in funding since August 2013. […]

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Pastry Company Wins $40K in U Business Competition

The Utah Entrepreneur Series concluded Tuesday night with Cowboy Kolaches winning a $40,000 cash prize offered by competition sponsor Zions Bank. The cash award was the grand prize for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, which is the third and final event in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The series is a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]

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Student Entrepreneurs Face Off for $40,000

The Utah Entrepreneur Series 2013-2014 season will culminate with the awarding of a $40,000 grand prize offered by Zions Bank, Tuesday, April 15. This cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide student business plan competition and the final event of the series. The Utah Entrepreneur Series is […]

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Student Inventors Win More than $71,000 at Bench-to-Bedside Competition

University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded nearly $72,000 in prize money on April 9 at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve modern […]

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Bench-2-Bedside Teams Win More than $71K

University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded more than $71,000 in prize money on April 9 at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve […]

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