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Professor Saadia Pekkanen Featured in the Whole U’s “Faculty Friday”

February 21, 2020

Professor Saadia Pekkanen was recently interviewed for the Whole U’s “Faculty Friday” column.

“After twenty or thirty years, something you are interested in, you find that others may become interested in it as well. I always tell my own graduate students to never, ever go for something that others think is important. Don’t try to do something just to fit in. Do something you really care about. I’m glad I did.”

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