Resource Directory: Student Innovation @ the U 2021

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

Arts Entrepreneur: Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills, and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. lassonde.utah.edu/art

Bench-2-Bedside: A competition for medical, engineering, and business students to collaborate to develop or improve a medical device. bit.ly/UUb2b

Bennion Center: Program with a mission to mobilize people to strengthen communities through learning, scholarship, and advocacy. bennioncenter.org

bioDesign: Teams of engineering students work with clinicians to develop prototypes and test medical devices. biodesign.utah.edu

bioInnovate: Graduate program providing a comprehensive biomedical, device-design training program. bioinnovate.utah.edu

bioWorld: A two-semester course enabling students to develop a business plan for a medical-device in a developing country. bioworld.utah.edu

BlockU Program: Take full advantage of your time at the U by enrolling in courses organized thematically to maximize your learning. blocku.utah.edu

Business Scholars: An experiential program for high-achieving students offered by the David Eccles School of Business. eccles.utah.edu/scholars

Center for Research on Migration and Refugee Integration: Students connect as refugees, immigrants, or volunteers. CRMRI encourages research, academics, and outreach. bit.ly/crmriuu

Company Launch: Apply for dedicated office space at Lassonde Studios through the Company Launch program. lassonde.utah.edu/launch

Cowork: Take advantage of the many opportunities and areas in Lassonde Studios to work together and collaborate. lassonde.utah.edu/cowork

DesignBuildBLUFF: A year-long program for graduate students in architecture who design and build homes in southern Utah. designbuildbluff.org

Eccles Global: Students engage in worldwide business education that instills the skill set students need to compete internationally with classes taught by Eccles School faculty in classes around the globe. eccles.link/eccles-global

Entertainment Arts & Engineering: Interdisciplinary program where students design and develop video games. eae.utah.edu

Food Entrepreneur: Learn about food entrepreneurship, what it takes to open a restaurant, and more. lassonde.utah.edu/food

The Gapp Lab: A student game-development center for health and education-related video games and apps. library.med.utah.edu/synapse/gapp

Get Seeded: Pitch your business idea to your peers to receive seed funding for your venture. lassonde.utah.edu/getseeded

Global Entrepreneurship Program: Travel the world while taking classes in entrepreneurship and completing internships in this program from the David Eccles School of Business.
eccles.utah.edu/global-entp

Global Public Health: Promotes health and medical development, leading to measurable improvements. globalhealth.utah.edu

Goff Strategic Leadership Center: Committed to developing strategic leaders by engaging with students across campus and the business community to share insights and build practical skills. goffstrategicleadershipcenter.com

High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge: A statewide business idea competition for all students ages 14-18. $25,000 in cash and scholarships available. lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec

Hinckley Internship Programs: Internship opportunities are available to students interested in politics. hinckley.utah.edu

Honors Praxis Labs: Students work together to find original solutions to problems our society faces, while a faculty mentor guides the work of each group. honors.utah.edu/praxis-labs

Hours with Experts: Sign up to meet with an expert in fields including law, business, design, and engineering. lassonde.utah.edu/experthours

International Leadership Academy: Students examine global leadership in business, government, and non-profit organizations. Community mentors assigned. Email: lehman@poli-sci.utah.edu

Kahlert Initiative on Technology: Prepares students to be digitally literate regardless of degree. KIT offers a Digital Literacy Certificate Program that allows you to learn cutting-edge technology from industry experts in an easy-to-understand format. eccles.link/kit

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute: The hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. Many programs and opportunities open to all students. lassonde.utah.edu

Lassonde Founders: A select community of active undergraduate entrepreneurs who live, create, and launch together while receiving generous support, mentorship, and scholarships. lassonde.utah.edu/founders

Lassonde New Venture Development Center: Graduate students are paired with inventors and entrepreneurs for fall and spring semester preparing a business plan. lassonde.utah.edu/new-venture-development

Lassonde Studios: The home for student entrepreneurs and innovators. All students welcome to live, create, and launch here. lassonde.utah.edu/studios

Lassonde+X: An introductory program for undergraduate students from all majors (X) to learn the entrepreneurial mindset, explore and practice entrepreneurship, and build skills to succeed in the future. eccles.utah.edu/lassondex

Learning Abroad/Global Engagement: Students participate in hundreds of programs all over the world based on their interests and career goals. learningabroad.utah.edu

Make Program: Learn how to use prototyping tools and see your idea come to life at Lassonde Studios. lassonde.utah.edu/make

Meetups: Join the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at a meetup event to find teammates and learn about the community. lassonde.utah.edu/meetups

My U Signature Experience (MUSE): A database of research, leadership, community engagement, scholarships, and internship opportunities across campus. muse.utah.edu

Opportunity Quest: A business-model executive summary competition for students across the state, addressing the executive-summary stage of business development. lassonde.utah.edu/oq

RoboUtes: Students interested in robotics participate in competitions. roboutes.utah.edu

Sorenson Impact Center: Marshals capital for social good, empowers data-driven programs, breaks down silos across sectors, and equips the next generation of leaders with social purpose. sorensonimpact.com

Student Investment Fund: Get hands-on investment experience in this unique program from the David Eccles School of Business. eccles.utah.edu/student-investment-fund

Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund Program (SCIF): Innovative and motivated students are awarded grants to team up with a faculty or staff member to bring about sustainable changes for the campus. sustainability.utah.edu/scif

Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR): Students are paired with faculty members and work closely with them in research experiences. our.utah.edu

University Venture Fund: Students work with entrepreneurs and investors to learn about investments and see how successful companies are managed. uventurefund.com

Urban Ecology and Sustainability Scholars: Students work across disciplines to research, imagine, create, and implement strategies that will positively affect sustainability practices at the U. bit.ly/sustainabilityscholars

Utah Center for Financial Services: Help innovate financial services, guide regulatory issues, and examine and support the deployment of new financial products and services. lassonde.utah.edu/ucfs

Utah Entrepreneur Challenge: One of the largest business-model competitions in the nation. Students across Utah develop full, comprehensive business models. $60,000 in prizes available. lassonde.utah.edu/uec

Utah Real Estate Challenge: Real-estate development competition for undergraduate and graduate students throughout Utah. bit.ly/realestatechallenge

Utah Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR): Provides undergrad students with an intensive 10-week research experience under the mentorship of a faculty member. our.utah.edu/spur

Workshops: Attend regular workshops at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to learn new skills. lassonde.utah.edu/workshops

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