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Step Into Our Classrooms

While many universities distance researchers from the classroom, UNC nurtures the scholar-teacher model—encouraging professors to bring research to the undergraduate classroom, and take the classroom out into the field. 

Wendi Flynn, Associate Professor

Professor of Brain Storming

Dr. Wendi Flynn’s passion for the natural world and field of meteorology is contagious—especially when she brings her own research into the undergraduate classroom and engages students in studying the data and weather modeling to make the discipline come alive.

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Dr. Scott Franklin

Professor of Burning Questions

Dr. Scott Franklin walks in the wake of natural and manmade disturbances, looking for signs of change, adaptation and resilience in ecosystems. He and his students study the changes that occur when plant communities are disturbed—by wildfires, floods, or manmade changes to the landscape.

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