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New $45 million facility will allow students to live, build prototypes and launch companies in the same place

Entrepreneurship is not something that can be fully understood in a classroom. It’s something that must be experienced. It’s more of a mindset than anything, a confidence you can overcome what comes next.

Universities everywhere are grappling with this problem as they adjust their curricula to keep pace with innovation and respond to how society glamorizes people, like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs, who have found success by dropping out of college to start a business.

The University of Utah believes it has found the solution.

The school is investing in its unique approach by building a unique, $45-million dorm called the Lassonde Studios. It will be a place where students can live, build prototypes and work on their companies 24/7.

One of the people behind the effort is ...


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