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Stephen Ramos and his students in the College of Environment and Design put their skills into practice across Georgia and around the world.

Tina Carpenter, an associate professor in the Terry College of Business’ Tull School of Accounting, is passionate about her work. Through research and teaching, she strives to help auditors, investors, policymakers, and students better prevent and detect fraudulent financial reporting.…

Scott Pegan, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, provides students with real-life examples of the many drug discovery techniques that he uses in his lab to develop new antiviral drugs and antibiotics.

Kecia Thomas, a professor of psychology and African American studies and an associate dean in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, hopes students see her as an ally and advocate for them.

Michelle Carney, a professor in the School of Social Work, prepares her students for leadership roles in nonprofit organizations that advance the well-being of individuals and communities.

Dexi Liu, the Panoz Professor of Pharmacy and head of the department of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences, encourages his students to develop a thirst for innovation and creativity in problem-solving.

Cas Mudde, an associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, wants his students to go beyond the viewpoint of the authors they read, and the professor that teaches them, and make up their own mind—as long as…

Christopher Whalen, the Ernest Corn Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the College of Public Health, helps his students develop a lifelong passion for learning and the capacity for critical thinking.

Jason Colquitt, the William Harry Willson Distinguished Chair in the department of management, wants his students to see the value in supplementing their experience and intuition with science-based wisdom.