The voice on Molly Rapert’s answering machine said she was a finalist for a university teaching job. The caller left his name but didn’t say from where he was calling.
Even more mysterious: Rapert had not applied for the job.
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It doesn’t happen often, but there are times when ignorance about something changes one’s life trajectory for the better.
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Sherry Li had one word to say when she first laid eyes on the Walton College’s Behavioral Business Research Lab: “Wow!”
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Daniel Villanova observed college faculty life from an early age.
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His mother taught criminal justice and took her students to state prisons to help them better understand the culture behind bars. His father taught management.
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When Amber Young taught advanced calculus and physics classes to high school students in rural Oklahoma, they struggled to see systems of equations as 3D objects.
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Xi Li doesn’t consider himself to be much of a risk taker – unless a good opportunity presents itself. And those don’t usually happen but every few years.
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Between the time Hyunseok Jung earned his economics degree and was employed by the South Korean government, he worked for 2½ years at a fire station.
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Jialie Chen came to the United States fully prepared to enroll in a doctoral program with a concentration on economics.
Then he discovered marketing.
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Caleb Rawson spent much of his childhood at his father’s builders supply store.
While customers walked down the aisle, picking out fixtures for their home or office, young Rawson was behind the scenes, stocking inventory and doing different tasks.
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When Mary Lacity was a college student, she wanted to mathematically model the universe. If she could just figure out every motion of the atom, so much of life’s questions could be answered.
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