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Dr. Stephen Neeleman ‘94, Founder and CEO of HealthEquity, was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) for 2013 in the health care products and services category for the Utah Region. He will now move on to compete at the national level for the award. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Huntsman Hall will provide the space to bring all of our students into a common experience and to expand programmatic quality and scope. New classrooms, labs, and office space will more closely resemble those in the business community. It will be emblematic of our vision and values and promote interaction just through its very design. It will be a place for people to be involved with others, for active learning, for interaction, collaboration, teamwork. It will be student-centered. Most of all, we envision the physical space as one that promotes community.
At a time of significant economic change brought about through technological innovation and the economic development of large parts of the world, entrepreneurial skills are critical to business leadership. An anchor gift of $6 million from Jeff and Bonnie Clark has laid the financial foundation for the newly named Jeffrey D. Clark Center for Entrepreneurship . . . .
Alum Lars Peter Hansen, who studied mathematics, political science, and economics at USU, was named this year's Nobel Laureate in Economics. Now a professor at the University of Chicago, Hansen shares the award with two other economists, Eugene Fama, also of Chicago, and Robert Shiller, of Yale.