|The Universiteum vision:
combines the best in multi-disciplinary museums and science centers, with both object -rich (collections ranging from art to technology, history and natural history) and hands-on interactive public experiences;
links active research in all disciplines (from the arts to sciences) across a large research-intensive university with engaging public programs for audiences of all ages;
incorporates new teaching, collection storage, and research areas;
includes a highly flexible community engagement center where faculty and students from all colleges of the university can engage with the public on jointly-owned projects (the first integration of museum and community engagement center at a university anywhere); embodies and integrates the very best in sustainable building and landscaping principles and practices.