Associate professor Brian Schwartz and professor Wayne Hanna develop turfgrass, ornamental and forage crop cultivars that benefit farmers and almost everyone who has a lawn, plays sports or enjoys a walk in the park.
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.
Kandauda (K.A.S.) Wickrama, a Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, brings his research experiences to the courses he teaches, but he also learns from his students, who shape his research questions through their classroom discussions.
Suraj Sharma, an associate professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, gives students hands-on learning experiences through his product development course, which challenges students to enhance their entrepreneurial skills.
Kimberly Skobba, an assistant professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, says she feels a huge sense of pride in her students at the end of every service-learning project. Last fall, they built a tiny house from the…