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Center for the Sciences & Innovation

Home to eight academic departments, the McNair Scholars Program, and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Center for the Sciences & Innovation is Trinity’s hub for collaborative learning and productive collisions. Students and faculty across all disciplines utilize the building to experience hands-on, research-based education.

The Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) is a model for both academic achievement and educational building design. The largest development ever undertaken on the campus, the project includes new construction along with major renovations of existing buildings configured to create an integrated academic complex that puts science on display.

CSI boasts state-of-the-art spaces and resources, including:

  • Glass-walled classrooms, study areas, faculty offices
  • High-tech teaching and research laboratories
  • Enhanced safety features
  • Café and gathering areas to stimulate student/faculty interaction and discourse
  • Dramatic design features, including a grand entrance, atrium, and elevated walkways
  • Sustainability measures that meet rigorous LEED criteria, including a landscaped bioswale that captures and filters rainwater

At completion in summer 2014, Trinity University will be home to the most visionary and far-reaching complex of science and engineering teaching and research facilities that any institution of higher learning could hope to have.