Life at Lassonde: Q&A with Resident Jade Hamachai

We sat down with Jade Hamachai, an entrepreneurship/business major here at the University of Utah. She told us about her days in club volleyball and the succulent/produce business she created in her hometown. She originally wanted to be a biology major, but has decided business/entrepreneurship is where her passion lies. Where are you from? I’m […]

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VIDEO: Dorm Room Types at University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios

See the different dorm room types at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios in this video. Lassonde Studios is a unique facility located in the heart of campus and dedicated to helping students “live, create, launch.” All students are welcome to live here. Apply and learn more about Lassonde Studios at lassonde.utah.edu/studios.

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Little Wanderers Studios: Indie Games focused on Inclusivity & Culture

Spencer Wilson and Morgan Lander, University of Utah students and founders of Little Wanderers Studios, have been so impacted by the entertainment and arts industry, they created a company and culture that aims to “uplift the world.” Little Wanderers Studios is an indie game company that celebrates diversity of thought through the creation of fun […]

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Decheque: Matching Investors with Hedge Funds

Decheque is a student-run startup aiming to change the alternative investment industry. Started in March 2019, Decheque matches investors with hedge funds in hopes of increasing access to the private investment industry. The founder, Andrew Pignanelli, a finance major at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and resident at Lassonde Studios, has […]

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Lassonde Studios, Diversity and How Entrepreneurship Thrives off of Difference

Living at Lassonde Studios is competitive — accepting only 400 residents out of the roughly 1,500 students who apply every year. While the spots are limited, resident activity is not. Residents busy themselves with projects of all sorts. This isn’t a surprise; as the hub of the entrepreneurial program on campus, residents are typically those […]

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