University Innovation Fellows Program

Solve the complex challenges of tomorrow.

Towson University is recruiting faculty and students to participate in the University Innovation Fellows program. This two-semester long program pairs faculty and students to participate and are trained in design thinking, a problem solving methodology which enables the development of solutions to complex challenges.

About University Innovation Fellows

University Innovation Fellows (UIF) trains a university team in the design thinking, problem solving methodology. UIF teams are part of a global community leading change in higher education and sparking innovation and entrepreneurship movements on campuses.

Institutional teams design and implement activities to enhance the learning opportunities at their institutions and lead the building of creative confidence, agency, and an entrepreneurial mindset among their institutional peers to address global challenges and build a better future. Participants gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to navigate a complex world.

Important Dates and Schedule

  • January 10: Applications open
  • March 4: Applications close
  • March 14: TU UIF Team notified
  • Fall 2022 semester: 6-week online training, develop on campus projects, and present projects to UIF team.
  • Spring 2023 semester: Implement projects, and possibly attend a spring, 5-day experiential Silicon Valley meet-up at Stanford and Google.

Who is eligible to apply?

TU faculty and students—from all majors and academic levels—who want to shape the future of education are encouraged to apply.

Are you a faculty member interested in applying? Applications close March 4.

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Are you a student interested in applying? Applications close March 4.

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