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.
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.
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, […]
The public is invited to join us on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for the Lassonde Studios building, the new home for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. The ceremony will be at the construction site by Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (map). Contact us with questions at email@example.com.
The Lassonde Studios – a new facility being built on the University of Utah campus for student entrepreneurs and innovators to live, create and launch companies – came into the national spotlight this week with a report by Bloomberg Businessweek. The article titled “University of Utah’s New Dorm Mimics Google Headquarters” compares the new building […]
On April 8, 2014, we held a Lassonde Studios Gift Announcement to reveal a new $12 million gift to help build a new home for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah. This video provides an overview of the event and designs for the building, which were unveiled on the same day. Learn more about […]
We have invited the entire campus community to take part in the planning and design of the Lassonde Studios. This video features one of many events we have held to generate ideas and feedback. The Lassonde Studios will open in fall 2016 and be the new home for student innovators and entrepreneurs.
Check out our photo gallery from our event last week, when we announced a new $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde and plans for the new Lassonde Studios building. The pictures document the entire day, from the morning press conference to the surprise student parade for Mr. Lassonde. Go to Facebook to view the gallery.
Newspaper, television and radio reporters attended our big announcement event April 8 at the David Eccles School of Business. Below is sample coverage about the announcement of a new $12 million donation from Pierre Lassonde and plans for our new Lassonde Studios building at the U. Deseret News “University officials Tuesday announced the donation of […]
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde, bringing his total contribution to $25 million. The new donation will be used for a transformative building for student entrepreneurs.