Stories & Features

Focus On Faculty

Robin Shelton

Through her research and instruction, professor of physics and astronomy Robin Shelton discovers and shares knowledge about the galaxy that we call home.

Brian Schwartz and Wayne Hanna

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.

Hillary Tanner

Hillary S. Tanner, a lecturer in the College of Engineering, helps students learn visualization skills using things that are familiar to them—such as Legos and iPads with 3-D scanners.

Tai Guo

Tai Guo, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, studies the relationship between early exposure to endocrine disruptors and diseases such as diabetes and asthma.

Mandi Murph

Mandi Murph, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, educates future pharmacists and also conducts research that aids in the development of drugs to treat cancers that are resistant to standard-of-care drugs.

Kim Coder

Kim Coder, a professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, helps students—as well people across the state and around the world—better understand and appreciate trees in biological, ecological and cultural contexts.