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, […]
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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University of Utah startup NeuroVersity and the Columbus Community Center, which provides support services for people with disabilities, launched a new pilot project to help address the increasing numbers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder – a developmental disability that affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in Utah and 1 in 68 in the […]
Symptomly, a University of Utah startup developing technology for health providers and patients to track health symptoms, recently concluded a three-month stay in Kansas City with Demo Day at the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator by Techstars. On June 12, more than 1,500 people attended the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to hear the teams present their […]
After forming on the University of Utah campus in 2004, Josh Eckman, business administration graduate and mechanical engineering masters graduate, made pharmaceutical research technology to a million-dollar company. Wasatch Microfluidics epitomizes the success of companies from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Wasatch Microfluidics develops the technology used by leading pharmaceutical companies for drug discovery and life […]
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.