Nina Wurzburger, assistant professor in the Odum School of Ecology, conducts research in ecosystems ranging from tropical rainforests to the arctic tundra and counts working with students in the field among the highlights of her career.
Tony Lowe, associate professor in the School of Social Work, helps his students understand the need to be “fearless lifelong learners” and effective social work advocates.
Dee Dee McEwen, director of introductory pharmacy practice experiences in the College of Pharmacy, helps her students learn to think like a pharmacist and emphasizes respect for patients, peers and fellow health care team members.
Benjamin Brainard, associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, impresses upon students that responsibility to animals and their owners, to co-workers and to colleagues is a prerequisite to a successful career as a veterinarian.
Diane Marie Amann, who holds the Woodruff Chair in International Law at UGA, wants her students to understand the role that laws play in affecting public policy and current events.
Peggy Ozias-Akins, professor in the College of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences and director of UGA’s Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, works to inspire students to be inquisitive and seek reliable information to guide their thinking.
John Wares, an associate professor of genetics, uses his enthusiasm for his subject to help carry students through challenging semesters filled with lots of details, data and ideas.