VIP offers a dynamic approach to learning, research, and creative inquiry that crosses disciplines, semesters, and academic years. Teams at the University of Arizona are engaged in research and design projects to address the grand challenges of our times.
Passion and curiosity bring together VIP's research and design teams, creating an experiential learning environment where a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives can unlock discovery. A hands-on, multidsciplinary approach prepares students for the interprofessional collaboration that will drive the 4th Industrial Revolution and produce equitable solutions to global grand challenges.
Through VIP, faculty are able to embed large-scale, long-term projects in their scholarship and exploration efforts. Both peer and faculty mentoring thrive in multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students.