RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — The RTI University Scholars Program supports highly talented academics who take scholarly leave from their home institutions to collaborate with RTI International researchers. The 2017-2018 class of RTI University Scholars includes researchers from Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The four scholars who will spend up to one academic year at RTI working on strategic research projects are Alice Ammerman, DrPH (UNC-Chapel Hill); Mohd Anwar, PhD, (NC A&T State); Hollylynne Lee, PhD, (NC State); Eleanor Stevenson, PhD, RN (Duke).
The Scholars represent a variety of specialties and will work with RTI researchers. NC State’s scholar, Hollylynne Lee, will focus on the following project:
- Lee, a professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education in the College of Education, and a University Faculty Scholar and Faculty Fellow at the Friday Institute at NC State University, will partner with John Vavricka, JD, and Peter Baumgartner. The collaborative project will design and pilot test an intelligent learning system for a professional development course for K-16 educators on integrating statistics and data science across disciplines.