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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 the nation follow along vicariously through blogs written about her work.
Jeb Byers, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, constantly strives to get students of all majors involved in research.
Donna Alvermann, Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education and Omer Clyde and Elizabeth Parr Aderhold Professor in Education, wants her students to view learning as an ongoing and impassioned process.
John F. Greenman, professor and the Carolyn McKenzie and Don E. Carter Chair for Excellence in Journalism, is embracing entrepreneurship, innovation and experimentation to shape the future of the news media.
Sarah Covert, professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, provides students with practical skills and a better understanding of the biological world around them.