UC Davis Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program

The Vertically Integrated Projects program integrates undergraduate education and faculty research in a team-based environment. It provides an immersive, collaborative, and flexible learning environment in which undergraduate students earn academic credits by participating in a research project for up to three years, from sophomore through senior years. The students have the opportunity to learn and practice professional skills, experience different roles, and make substantial contributions to research projects. VIP offers a unique opportunity to apply principles and skills learned in courses to research problems in a creative environment over a long time. It will develop and strengthen technical, critical thinking, problem-solving, collaborative, mentoring, and communication skills. It will considerably enhance a graduating student’s professional readiness. Undergraduate students can earn 3-5 VIP credits/quarter and the courses will be letter graded.
UC Davis has been awarded funds through the VIP Consortium funded by Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to launch a new site of the Vertically Integrated Projects Program. The aim to provide students an opportunity to practice skills, make substantial contributions, and work in a group and serve different roles.

*Registering for Science and Society course. SAS 098 (1st and 2nd year) and SAS 198 ((3rd and 4th year).

The UC Davis VIP program is led by three co-directors - Subra Muralidharan, Daniel Cox, and David Rizzo.

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Please apply no later than April 28, 2017

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