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LECTURE: David Neeleman, CEO, Azul Brazilian Airlines

David Neeleman, entrepreneur and CEO of Azul Brazilian Airlines, will give a guest lecture on Friday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. at the David Eccles School of Business (Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, George S. Eccles Auditorium, Room 1110). Neeleman is a Brazilian-American entrepreneur who has founded three commercial airlines: Morris Air, JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian […]

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University of Utah Breaks Ground on Lassonde Studios Building

The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.

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U Collaborates with Software Company to Train Student Innovators

The University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute today announced a new collaboration with PTC, a global provider of technology solutions that enable businesses to create, operate and service products. The two organizations will provide student entrepreneurs and innovators with PTC software for smart, connected product design and related learning opportunities.

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Lassonde Studios ‘Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking’ Oct. 10

All are welcome to the “Sneak Peek and Groundbreaking” event for the Lassonde Studios at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 at the construction site east of the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (215 S. Central Campus Dr.). The event will feature virtual 3D tours, prototype “living pods,” student showcase, presentations and more.

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University of Utah Ranked a Top-25 School for Entrepreneurship Again

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top-25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released today by the Princeton Review. The survey compares 2,000 graduate and undergraduate schools across the country based on a wide range of data including faculty, […]

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