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Marisa Pagnattaro, Meigs professor of legal studies in the Terry College of Business, wants her students to appreciate how the law affects their careers, lives and the world around them. Her research on China and her students’ study abroad experiences…

David Gattie, associate professor in the College of Engineering, wants students to realize that they’re capable of accomplishing far more than they might imagine.

Maria Bermudez, an assistant professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, aims to help individuals and families overcome adversity and other life challenges through her research and outreach.

Paige Carmichael, professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine, considers student engagement and the development of a love of learning the most important part of what she does.

Through his teaching, research and outreach, professor of plant pathology Ron Walcott aims to inspire students to be part of the solution to producing the food required to feed the world’s growing population. 

Associate professor of marine sciences Patricia Yager has journeyed to the Antarctic, the Amazon River plume and the Arctic in search of a better understanding of how climate is impacting these biological hot spots. Thousands of K-12 school students across…