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Macote’s School: Former Ute Brings Education to Home Country

Macote’s School: Former Ute Brings Education to Home Country

By Mandi Johansen

February 5, 2019

  Born and raised in Guinea-Bissau, a small country in West Africa, Macote Ambrozio has had to take a more difficult path to success because of the lack of opportunities for improvement offered in a small country with an undeveloped infrastructure. The Portuguese- and Creole-speaking country has ...

U Student’s Company, Thirst, Participates in the Light the World Campaign

U Student’s Company, Thirst, Participates in the Light the World Campaign

By Katelyn Collett

December 18, 2018

  For the last three years at Christmas time, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has held a campaign called "Light the World." During the month of December, the members of this church are encouraged to participate in each of the 25 days leading up to Christmas, each day has a di...

Home-Grown Gift Guide: Support These Lassonde Startups This Winter Season

Home-Grown Gift Guide: Support These Lassonde Startups This Winter Season

By Katelyn Collett

December 7, 2018

  The nationally-ranked Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah provides opportunities for student innovations and startup companies. Student startups need not only the support of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute but also the support of the consumer market. The companies...

Lassonde Gears Up for Another Round of the Opportunity Quest Competition

Lassonde Gears Up for Another Round of the Opportunity Quest Competition

By Claudia Robles

November 1, 2018

  Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is gearing up for their annual statewide Opportunity Quest competition. This competition, hosted by Lassonde and sponsored by Zions Bank, allows students and future entrepreneurs to put their skills to the test through a business model executive competition....

U Breaks Ground on New Building for Entrepreneurs

U Breaks Ground on New Building for Entrepreneurs

October 19, 2014

  Entrepreneurship will soon have a new home at the U. U President David Pershing and Pierre Lassonde, benefactor of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, broke ground on the future Lassonde Studios on Oct. 11. This building will fill an estimated 160,000 square feet of space on campus, replacing the p...

U’s Entrepreneurship Program in Top 25 Nationwide

U’s Entrepreneurship Program in Top 25 Nationwide

September 22, 2014

  The U’s entrepreneurship program has been ranked in the top 25 entrepreneurship programs in the nation for the fourth year in a row. The Princeton Review surveyed more than 2,000 schools in the United States. Troy D’Ambrosio, executive director of the School of Business and creator of the ...

E-Club Pushes Entrepreneurship on Campus

E-Club Pushes Entrepreneurship on Campus

September 14, 2014

  The U’s E-Club may stand for excellence, but it’s mostly about entrepreneurship. The E-Club is a group of young entrepreneurs who strive to get better jobs or create their own companies. Tim Cooley, president of the club and a business administration graduate student, said the club’s g...

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