Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Job growth in the United States depends heavily on innovative new businesses—innovation that extends beyond new products, services, and ventures to include new processes and visions such as design thinking, the “Internet of Things”, social entrepreneurship, the arts, non-profits, and extraordinary new technologies. Pamplin will enhance the education of its students and increase faculty research with respect to innovation and entrepreneurship. Experiential learning and mentoring opportunities related to entrepreneurship can assist students in developing the skills, drive and determination for succeeding in start-up environments and help them embrace innovation with confidence.