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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The Marriott Honors Community with the South Campus Housing & Dining project construction behind it (Photo by Delaney Manson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

On-Campus Housing: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  The University of Utah's on-campus housing applications for the 2020-2021 school year opened in February. Housing applications require students to answer questions about their preferences, including...

(Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Undergraduate Research Programs Help U

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer April 22, 2019

  “Second place and $10,000 goes to…” The presenter paused, allowing the tension to build. A whopping 153 student businesses had applied for the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, and the...

(Courtesy of the Lassonde Institute)

U Student Hillary Whitaker is on a Mission to Make Every Little Girl a Rocket Ship Dress

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer March 4, 2019

  Located here on the University of Utah campus, Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and its studios are a “nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of...

Exterior shot of Lassonde Studios in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017.

(Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

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...

Hannah Butcher and Michael Kane, members of the KB Medical team that won last years  Opportunity Quest. Courtesy of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.

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...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Lassonde Looking for Student Housing Applications

March 30, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The entrepreneur program at the U may be young, but a new housing studio might bring nationwide recognition. FEATURE STORY: UTAH RESIDENTS AND U STUDENTS AIR TRANSPORTATION...

(Courtesy of Kelsey McNeal/ABC. Caleb Light (left) and David Toledo present their product in an episode of Shark Tank which aired April 11th, 2014 on ABC.)

U Entrepreneurs Hope to Get in the “Shark Tank”

March 23, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Aspiring entrepreneurs are preparing their best ideas because ABC’s “Shark Tank” is coming to the U. FEATURE STORY: U HEALTH CARE CELEBRATES MARCH MADNESS WITH...

(Photo Courtesy of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute)

Move Over, Snuggie: Sakpants Are the New Coziest Things

By Kylee Ehmann January 13, 2015

  Are you looking for a cozy and fun way to stay warm this winter? A pair of U students have designed the perfect product for you. In late November, Garred Lentz and Brayden Iwasaki launched Sakpants,...

(Photo by Brent Uberty)

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...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

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...