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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. 

Now in its third century, the University offers 78 bachelor’s, 112 master’s, 68 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. More than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students learn from a faculty of 3,600. Every day, faculty, staff and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in all 100 counties. Carolina’s 292,500 alumni live in all 50 states and more than 150 countries

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a project site for the Association of American Universities’ (AAU) five-year initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at its member institutions. 

The project goal is to provide insights into millennial cybersecurity behaviors that can inform better awareness training practices, improve millennial adherence to cybersecurity policies, and reduce risky behaviors in cyberspace.
UNC-CH is creating a support framework to facilitate the implementation of evidence-based teaching practices in large courses that have traditionally been taught by the lecture method.
The University of North Carolina have hired eight STEM lecturers trained in evidence-based teaching methods to reduce class sizes.
A partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Maryland Baltimore County goal is to produce a dramatic increase in the number of high achieving under-represented undergraduate students in science that attain advanced STEM degrees.
The focus of the Colonel Robinson Scholars is to attract top STEM applicants to UNC and supporting them for their four years with programming, mentorship, and financial needs.
The Science and Math Achievement and Resourcefulness Track (SMART) supports undergraduate research, scientific communication, peer mentoring and preparation for graduate school in science, technology, engineering or mathematics by providing a mentored research experience in a lab at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Our approach to implementing a widespread change in the culture of teaching and learning in the sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill featured an individual-centered, largely emergent strategy.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is creating a support framework to facilitate the implementation of evidence-based teaching practices in large courses that have traditionally been taught by the lecture method.
University of North Carolina formed a partnership between their Physics & Astronomy and Biology Departments to create a new learning environment incorporating methodology validated by research in science education.