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With a genuine interest in helping you develop your full potential, your professors put teaching you first. Their open-door policy means you can drop by their offices to discuss class, get extra help on an assignment, or just chat about the day’s events.
As bad as the pandemic has been, for Akhilesh Ojha, assistant professor of business administration, there have been some silver linings. With a specialization in disaster management, Akhilesh’s current research focuses on the allocation of ventilator usage and minimizing shortfalls so that communities with the greatest need can have access to the lifesaving medical technology.
Originally from Senegal, a country in West Africa, Sana Camara has made Kirksville his home for nearly 30 years. He enjoys having an opportunity to make a positive impact on his students.
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In addition to overseeing the Observatory, Vayujeet Gokhale teaches astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, and meteorology. No matter what level he’s teaching, he likes to create an environment that motivates his students.
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