Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Cynthia Ward enjoys helping students to see how the principles they learn in the classroom apply in practice at the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she serves as chief medical officer.
Anne Sweaney, a veteran faculty member in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, uses her expertise in housing issues in the classroom, in the community and beyond.
Mary Ann Johnson, who holds the Bill and June Flatt Professorship in Foods and Nutrition, is an expert in nutrition and aging. She involves her students beyond the classroom in research and outreach programs with older adults.
Jay Mancini, the Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor at UGA, and his students are conducting research that seeks solutions to the challenges that families face.
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.
Elizabeth Andress, professor of foods and nutrition and director of the National Center for Home Food Preservation, shares her knowledge of food processing and safety across the state and nation—as well as in classrooms at UGA.
Rick Lewis, the UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, integrates his research with teaching to inspire students and help them develop independence and the skills to be lifelong learners.