“I look at my students as young colleagues, so I expect the level of commitment and dedication to the work to be equal.”
"Ours is a classroom without walls."
The assistant professor of construction management has found a niche in Bristol that is bringing him back to his roots.
“Things don’t need to be done all at once, but at least we can contribute."
“I see my role as expanding students’ minds. I want them to think beyond their context, background and lifestyle. I try to challenge their way of thinking.”
“Dancers are extraordinary people. They have to be very disciplined, and they really have to be looking at themselves all the time. It’s a personal journey of self-discovery.”
“Being a teacher means valuing every one of your students unconditionally, regardless of how they may or may not be performing in the classroom,”
"I am one of the lucky ones – I’m fortunate enough to get paid to talk about the stuff I like to talk about.”
Effective conflict resolution skills are crucial for the legal professional and the legal studies student."
“Each year I watch them change from the experience; it makes it all worthwhile. They can’t get this anywhere else.”
“Every journalist learns with their first byline if their work is good or poor. The audience doesn’t stay silent.”
"These are good kids. It’s a great job. I’d do it for nothing.”
"It’s selfish because you learn so much from teaching and being able to reach so many students in the classroom, in the lab or through career planning."
Yang spends her days (and nights!) striking a balance between motherhood, scholarship and teaching a new generation of educators.