Capstone projects allow advanced students to apply previous classroom learning to address a defined, real-world challenge. Capstones can take many forms - applied learning project, research paper, community-based learning project – but typically involve a small team of students guided by at least one faculty mentor.
IC2 is actively seeking UT faculty and/or industry professionals to collaborate in identifying and designing meaningful student capstone projects. In addition to enhancing student learning, IC2 uses capstone projects to stimulate new knowledge and solutions-based thinking around the subjects of equity and the well-being economy.GET IN TOUCH
Sample IC2-guided Capstone Projects 2022/2023:
- IC² collaboration with the Human Dimensions of Organization Department, College of Liberal Arts: Students explored their own and other students’ interpretation of the “well-being economy”.
- IC² collaboration with professor David Eaton, LBJ School of Public Affairs: Students surveyed community leaders and created an asset map of Hiroshima Prefecture based on survey findings.
- IC² Collaboration with professor Steven Pedigo and the LBJ School of Public Affairs: Students explored economic challenges in Deep East Texas and the Permian Basin and recommended that these regions promote local universities as economic development anchors.
Student Capstone Projects
|Project Name||Project Partners||Year||Download|
|A Policy Agenda for Nationwide Children's Hospital's Social Justice Initiative||Policy analysis||2022|
|A Community Recompense Program for Institutional Expansion*||Policy development||2022|
|Help for the Hurdles Program Evaluation||Policy evaluation||2022|
|Expanded Child Tax Credit Outreach Campaign Evaluation*||Policy evaluation||2022|