AAU Library

AAU Documents

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education at Research Universities: A Collection of Case Studies - An AAU & Research Corporation for Science Advancement's Cottrell Scholars Collaboration (NEW)

Joint AAU-APLU Letter to the President in support of Active Learning Day

Linking Local and National Initiatives Workshop Report - From Integration of Strategies that Support Undergraduate Education (ISSUES) Workshop

Searching for Better Approaches: Effective Evaluation of Teaching and Learning in STEM - AAU, Cottrell Scholar Collaborative Publication

Framework for Systematic Change in Undergraduate STEM Teaching and Learning

List of Advisory Committee Members

Matrix of National STEM Undergraduate Education Initiatives

AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative-Two-page Summary

AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative-Discussion Draft

The Initiative in the News

Not Just Research -- Inside Higher Ed

Colleges Reinvent Classes to Keep More Students in Science - New York Times

Active Role in UNC Classes help Black and First Generation College Students

University of Pennsylvania students “SAIL” into math and science

An Important STEM Experiment to Watch

Bold Initiative to Improve Undergraduate STEM Education--OSTP Blog Post

Press Releases

AAU Awards Grants to Twelve Universities to Improve Undergraduate STEM Education (NEW)

AAU & RCSA Publish Collection of Case Studies on Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (NEW)

AAU Extends Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, Announces New NSF Grant

Northrop Grumman Foundation Grant to AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative will Support Campus Reforms

Research Corporation for Science Advancement co-author piece on improving undergraduate STEM education 

AAU Receives NSF Grant to Study how AAU STEM Teaching Initiative Produces Educational Change at Member Campuses

AAU Launches Website for STEM Education Initiative, Announces University STEM Network Conference

AAU Selects Eight Campus Project Sites for Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative (official press release)

Brown Is a Project Site for AAU STEM Effort

MSU Part of a National Effort to Improve Science, Math Education

UA One of Only Eight Institutions Selected for Nationwide STEM Initiative

UC Davis Awarded $500,000 to Improve STEM Teaching

UNC Tapped for National AAU Project to Transform STEM Education

CU-Boulder Selected to Be One of Eight Sites for National STEM Education Initiative

Penn to Implement AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative

AAU Selects Washington University in St. Louis As One of Eight Project Sites

Grant from NSF Boosts AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative

Major Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust Boosts AAU STEM Education Initiative

Coalition for Reform of Undergraduate STEM Education Releases Sourcebook on Achieving Systemic Change

Related Projects

Bay View Alliance (BVA)

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

Project Kaleidoscope

Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative (SMTI - APLU)

STEM Higher Education and Workforce Project (BHEF)

Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES-AAC&U)

Consortium to Promote Reflection in Engineering Education (CPREE)

Sustaining Excellence Awards for Science Education (HHMI)

Yale University's Small World Initiative

Reaching Students DBER Practitioner Guide

Featured Resources

University learning: Improve undergraduate science education - Article in Nature



Achieving Systemic Change: A Sourcebook for Advancing and Funding Undergraduate STEM Education 



Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering



Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate STEM Education for the 21st Century