Business

‘Live, create, launch’

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute welcomed its most diverse and ambitious group of student residents this year.


Salt Lake City on Livability’s best 10 cities for techies

The U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute touted as a big draw for young techies to the city.


Handcrafted innovative skating gear

A national short track team skater and an Olympic medalist and U entrepreneur student are modernizing the speed skating market.


Sustainable and collapsible utensils

U student siblings Rachyll and Jonny Faeth say they are “helping the Earth in every way they can” through their startup company PureWare.


Calling all entrepreneurs

A new Master of Business Creation degree helps founders launch a company and create their own job in nine months.


Humans of the U: Ermiya Fanaeian

“I’m a political organizer by nature and before I graduated from high school, I co-founded a non-profit organization called March for Our Lives Utah—working with young people across the country focusing on gun violence prevention. I’ve had amazing opportunities with legislators inviting me to talk about bills and what I find to be effective or not effective in the legislation they’re introducing.”


Best grad schools

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2020 “Best Graduate Schools.”


$2,500 scholarship for strategic leaders

The Goff Strategic Leadership Center at the David Eccles School of Business is committed to supporting education and conducting research in strategic leadership.


PreOv wins $5,000 at U Opportunity Quest

A student startup developing a fertility monitoring technology that helps people with family planning, won first place and the grand prize at the 2018-19 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition on Jan. 18.


Continuing the U’s momentum

University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins has appointed Heidi Woodbury as the university’s new vice president for institutional advancement.