If you regularly read the SLS Reflections blog, chances are you are interested in learning about how you can help “create sustainable communities.” Are you also interested in learning what it’s like to do research? If so – then you should check out the SLS VIPs – Vertically-Integrated Projects. VIPs are projects conducted by multidisciplinary teams comprising students and faculty, and sometimes staff and community or industry partners. SLS VIPs focus on topics related to sustainable communities, on campus and off. Students can register for them for different amounts of credit, ranging from 1 to 3, and participate for multiple semesters. Projects are student-led, with faculty guidance.
SLS is proud to offer 8 affiliated VIPs, including:
- Bee Snap (taught in the new Kendeda Building; counts towards the Sustainable Cities Minor)
- Building for Equity and Sustainability (taught in the new Kendeda Building; counts towards the Innovating for Social Impact Program)
- Configurable Computing and Embedded Systems
- Engineering for Social Innovation (counts towards the Sustainable Cities Minor and the Innovating for Social Impact Program)
- HumaniTech (counts towards the Sustainable Cities Minor and the Innovating for Social Impact Program)
- Global Social Entrepreneurship
- Living Building Science (taught in the new Kendeda Building)
- 21st Century Global Atlanta
Learn more about them on our Affiliated Courses web page, here.
Consider registering for a VIP for next semester – and join us as we work together to dig deep into what it takes to create communities where people and nature thrive.