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Kent Barnett, an assistant professor in the School of Law, says the ideal student is not only professional and prepared but also curious, kind and “always ready to laugh.”

Valerie Boyd, the Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, emphasizes to students the importance of well-reported, well-researched writing that connects with readers.

Michael Doyle, director of UGA’s Center for Food Safety, helps the food industry—from the farm to your fork—produce safe food while also educating students and consumers.

Ashley Johnson Harrison, an assistant professor in the College of Education, teaches future school psychologists about autism spectrum disorders and is working with UGA’s Disability Resource Center to promote learning strategies for students diagnosed with ASD.

Henry N. Young, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, strives to create learning experiences that help students discover and construct knowledge for themselves.

Paula Lemons, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, uses findings from her research on science education to design curricula for her classes and tailor her interactions with students to enhance their learning outcomes.