Our hometown is known nationally as a center for innovative thinking. Here in the birthplace of Burton and Ben & Jerry’s, develop the next big idea that could solve a global problem, launch a business, or design the future.
LEARN WHERE YOU LIVE
Make your home on a campus in the midst of a community grounded in the innovative spirit. Explore the state-of-the-art laboratory, classrooms and research facilities of UVM’s STEM complex. Engage with the Generator and other incubator spaces in Burlington. Let your interests drive you to make, learn and explore in an in-house maker space.
WHAT TO EXPECT
- First time, first-year students will take Innovation Explored, a one-credit course examining concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship and how to apply them in the community.
- Faculty across a multitude of disciplines including Community Development and Applied Economics will lend their expertise and mentor the innovative spirit within.
Connect with local social entrepreneurs using business to be the change. Tackle real-world challenges and creatively apply what you learn. Harness creativity and innovation skills to lead you to your career goals.
Locations for 2018-2019: Hamilton, Simpson
Please check your housing contract for more specific location information.