Science and Innovation Institute

The number of STEM jobs is soaring: Three fourths of the fastest-growing occupations require a substantial education in mathematics and science. The Science Innovation Institute is a campus-wide, interdisciplinary effort to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math education and outreach.

The University of Mississippi has embarked on an ambitious initiative to construct one of the nation’s leading student-centered learning environments for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. There is a critical need to increase graduates in STEM fields; to support growth in the state, regional, and national economy; and to support the pipeline for training health professionals, engineers, science and math teachers, and others. We’re seeking private support for the $150 million, 204,000-square-foot building, with other funding from federal, state, and university sources.