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UROP Student Leaders on Research

No matter what discipline students belong to, research is for them. It can really help and inspire undergraduate experience, or just being a student. UROP [the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program] funds research in just about every discipline you can possibly think of. – Nadini Deo Being at the U facilitates research you wouldn’t find elsewhere. […]

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The Future to Scale

Engineering undergrads at the U, Jeff Thomas and Bryan Tran have created a new way to teach high school and college students about nanotechnology. They call the method “MEMS Class on a Chip.” MEMS stands for micro-electromechanical systems. Many universities teach microfabrication, but not about designing on the microscale (1 to 1,000 nanometers). “Things behave […]

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Program Directory: Jump in & Get Involved

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 Bench-2-Bedside: A competition for medical, engineering and business students to collaborate to develop or improve a medical device. bit.ly/UUb2b bioDesign: Teams of engineering students work with clinicians to develop prototypes and […]

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More than $400K in Scholarships Available Next Year!

If you love entrepreneurship, want to be a student leader and could use a scholarship, then listen up. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is more than doubling its student leadership and scholarship opportunities for next year – to more than 200 positions and $400,000 in scholarships during the 2016-17 academic year. Many of the new opportunities […]

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Better Biosensors

Making bioreactors cheaper is an important hurdle to making better drugs. Chemical engineering Ph.D. student Tram Nguyen is addressing this need by helping University of Utah startup Applied Biosensors create disposable sensors for single-use bioreactors. This will allow companies to reduce their capital and operation costs as well as improve their production times, safety and […]

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SenseTech Wins $5,000 in Opportunity Quest at the U

Student startup SenseTech won $5,000 and first place in the 2016 University of Utah Opportunity Quest (OQ) business-plan competition today. Ten teams advanced to the final judging and awards event. The competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the U and sponsored by Zions Bank. Other top teams included Aura Optics and Peke-Buo, […]

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U, Village Inspiring Future Black Medical Innovators and Doctors

The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Office of Engagement, School of Medicine and Women’s Enrollment Initiative are partnering with The V(i)llage to inspire future black medical innovators and doctors by hosting a Medicine U college experience for middle and high school students on Feb. 12. Student participants are members in The V(i)llage, a comprehensive […]

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