University of Utah student Jordan Nicholls earned a master’s degree in engineering in May 2010 — but he was absent on graduation day. Rather than don the ceremonial cap and gown, Nicholls participated in a national business plan competition with three of his fellow engineering students. Their success at the Moot Corp business plan competition […]
Shifty eyes long have been thought to signify a person’s problem telling the truth. Now a group of University of Utah researchers are taking that old adage to a new level. Educational psychologists John Kircher, Doug Hacker, Anne Cook, Dan Woltz and David Raskin are using eye-tracking technology to pioneer a promising alternative to the […]
Short Solutions, a University of Utah startup company consisting of four current and former engineering students, won the Palo Alto Software Challenge Award at the 2010 Global Moot Corp Competition – the “Super Bowl of business plan competitions” – at The University of Texas in Austin. Only 40 teams from 12 countries qualified to participate. […]
A team from the Lassonde New Venture Development Center at the University of Utah was chosen from 339 business plan teams from around the world to compete in this year’s Rice Business Plan Competition. Charity Williams, graduating in May with juris doctorate; Sean Mills, graduating with an MBA and Justin Baker, a second-year bioengineering Ph.D. […]
There’s no spring break for three University of Utah graduate students who returned to campus today with the life sciences grand prize-$20,000 in cash and $20,000 of in-kind services-from the Carnegie Mellon McGinnis Venture Competition. The U of U team competed against 30 teams of graduate students from 24 colleges and universities over a 3-day […]
The original Commanding Officer’s quarters at Fort Douglas is now undergoing an extensive transformation. Thanks to a $1M donation from University of Utah alumnus Pierre Lassonde, the historic landmark that has been vacant for over 50 years is receiving a facelift. The 19th century building will be the new home of the executive offices for […]
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced a $13.25 million gift from Canadian philanthropist and David Eccles School alumnus Pierre Lassonde. The gift will create the largest entrepreneur center in the United States and represents one of the largest donations ever made to the University of Utah and the […]
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