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Forum: Dr. David Pershing, President of the University of Utah

University Events - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 00:15

Mar 24 - 11:05 AM

Dr. David Pershing, President of the University of Utah, will deliver the forum address on Tuesday, March 24 at 11:05 am in the Marriott Center.

President of the University of Utah, Dr. David Pershing is a gifted teacher and prolific researcher. A professor of chemical engineering, President Pershing is the recipient of the University of Utah’s Distinguished Teaching and Distinguished Research Awards and the U’s Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence. He has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed publications, won more than 20 research grants totaling approximately $60 million, and earned five patents. He was named Engineering Educator of the Year by the Utah Engineering Council in 2002 and is a winner of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. 

Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff Event

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Sep 29 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

BYU was recently ranked top 10 in both undergrad (#4) and grad (#7) for its entrepreneurship program by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. In fact this is the 5th year running that BYU has been ranked in the top. Attend the E-Week Kickoff to learn more about all of the resources available on campus for aspiring student entrepreneurs.

You will also get the chance to hear from a panel of student entrepreneurs from last year's crop of successful BYU companies who will discuss their experience launching a startup while attending school. Be sure to also attend to find out more about all the exciting events during the rest of the week and to pick up your E-WEEK PUNCH CARD for a chance to win big prizes! The first 200 in the door get a FREE T-SHIRT and PIZZA will be served to all who attend!

There will never be a time in your life when you will be surrounded by so many resources to help you make your entrepreneurial and innovative ideas a reality. Don't miss out on this event and all the activities during E-Week!

The EVENT: Entrepreneur & Venture Ecosystem Networking nighT

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Sep 30 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET) at BYU is proud to host the fourth annual The EVENT | Entrepreneur &Venture Ecosystem Networking nighT, the largest entrepreneurial networking event in Utah!

The purpose of The EVENT is to bring together Utah's vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and to showcase the resources available to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch and run successful ventures. The EVENT is targeted to three audiences: student entrepreneurs, community entrepreneurs, and investors. Whatever your motivation for attending--looking for feedback on an idea, looking for a co-founder, looking to join a start-up, looking for talent for your company, looking for investment opportunities, or just looking to give back--The EVENT is for you!

The EVENT is free and a delicious light dinner will be served as well as cool giveaways being doled out at the end of the night.   RSVP now as attendance is limited - http://utahnetworkingnight2014.eventbrite.com/

BYU Jazz Showcase

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Sep 30 - 7:30 PM

This annual showcase of the BYU School of Music’s premier jazz ensembles features performances by Synthesis, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Voices, and Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band.

Instrumental Showcase

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 1 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014,. 7:30 PM

 de Jong Concert Hall – Harris Fine Arts Center

Sponsored by:

This annual showcase of the BYU School of Music’s premier instrumental ensembles features performances by BYU Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Symphonic Band.

Miller NVC Big Idea Pitch

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 2 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get ready for 60-second rapid fire pitches of the best entrepreneurial ideas from BYU students. $1,000 in cash is up for grabs and the audience will decide two of the winners. You won't want to miss out on this exciting, fast-paced event!

Dessert bar for all in attendance.

More Info - http://www.millernvc.com/

Entrepreneurship Week Mentoring Panels

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 3 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come listen to experienced entrepreneurs who have "been there, done that" share their insights on the topics below. A brief reception with refreshments (RITA'S ICE) will be held after the panels are over.

Building the Perfect Team” Creating a Management Team & Advisory Board: Students should understand why is each important, how and who do you target when assembling them, what their responsibilities should be.

Majority Share” How do you Divide Equity Between Partners? (criteria, vesting, cap tables, and early investors): Students should understand the importance of Equity, how it should be divided, distributed and evolve, and how to divide equity relative to the value returned to the venture.

Quick Cash” Funding Entrepreneurial Ventures Today: Students should understand what options are realistically available to them to secure funding, what they need to do in advance to secure funding, what potential investors are looking for, and bootstrapping best practices.

Sell, Sell, Sell” Go-To-Market Strategies (Market Channels, Revenue Streams, and Business Development in a Startup): Students should understand how to focus their energies on taking the product to market, how to identify revenue streams and market channels and how to maximize revenue.

RSVP now as attendance is limitedhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/e-week-student-mentoring-panels-registration-13215320379

David Watson - eClub Speaker

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 6 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

David Watson will be the keynote speaker for the BYU eClub (Entrepreneurship Club). Watson, who owns over 50 Sonic restaurants nationwide, will be speaking about some of the different aspects of entrepreneurship and his experience with them.

Football Viewing Party at The Wall

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 9 - 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Wall will be broadcasting the BYU football away game against Central Florida. We will also have musical performers before the game and at halftime. It is free to attend. Food and drink will be available for puchase.

The Fisherman and His Wife

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 11 - 2:00 PM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
BYU Young Company:

THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE

A participatory play adapted by Larry and Vivian Snipes
Based on a story collected by the Brothers Grimm
Directed by Néstor Bravo Goldsmith

This tale of a fisherman, an enchanted fish, and three magic wishes taps into the imagination through clever storytelling and audience participation.

Nelke Theatre
Sept. 26, Oct. 1–3, 8–10, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Sept. 27, Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee, Thurs., Oct. 9, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Oct. 2

Breakfast for Dinner @ The Wall

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 11 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

$5 Entry for bottomless pancakes. Bacon and eggs sold separately. Come listen to some chill music and enjoy breakfast for dinner.

FHE Game Night at The Wall

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 13 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

FHE Game Night! Bring your FHE group to play board games! Its $3 per person to enter the event. You can play any of the games that we have available such as Uno, Candyland, Yahtzee and more. If you win the game, you will be entered into a drawing to actually win the game at the end of the night.

Football Viewing Party at The Wall

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Oct 24 - 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The Wall will be broadcasting the BYU football away game against Boise State. We will also have musical performers before the game and at halftime. It is free to attend. Food and drink will be available for puchase.

Football Viewing Party at The Wall

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Nov 1 - 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Wall will be broadcasting the BYU football away game against Middle Tennessee. We will also have musical performers before the game and at halftime. It is free to attend. Food and drink will be available for puchase.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Nov 24 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Nov 24 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Dec 1 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Dec 1 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Dec 8 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

FHE Christmas in Nauvoo

University Events - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:15

Dec 8 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays like they did in Nauvoo. This is a great event for FHE groups and families.

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