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September 23, 2018

Faculty Staff Spotlight

January 20, 2014

"I get to see the whole university, this whole little universe."

John Sartori, painter for Construction Services.

January 13, 2014

“I love the research and work that I do, because it touches everything. I have impact at many different levels — the individual, family, community and policy,”

Antonia Villarruel, professor of nursing and associate dean for research and global affairs at the School of Nursing.

December 16, 2013

“I’m good at what I do, from the medical side, but one of my best contributions to the exam is that I listen to (patients).”

Gretchen Ford, certified ophthalmic technician at the Kellogg Eye Center.

December 9, 2013

 “Learning is ongoing and limitless as long as one is willing to grow and challenge one’s self.”

Michael Haithcock, director of bands and professor of conducting, on what inspires him.

November 25, 2013

“I see heartbreaking things in Detroit, societal breakdowns, failures. … I inform people of that in a visual way. I like to illuminate things.”

Stephen William Schudlich, director of exhibitions at the Work•Detroit gallery, on the source of his artistic inspiration.

November 18, 2013

“I realized I always took the same path back to the office even though there were two paths — and I couldn’t understand why.” 

Aradhna Krishna, Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing, on the “aha” moment that sparked her research into sensory marketing.

November 11, 2013

“I want to leave my mark on this little piece of the world.”

Irene Felicetti, program coordinator for the Perioperative Outcomes Initiative in Surgery Transplantation at the Medical School, on her philosophy of volunteerism.

November 4, 2013

“There’s always going to be a need for somebody to be able to analyze a problem and find a solution — that’s what engineering is, that’s what robotics is.”

Darren De Zeeuw, associate research scientist in the College of Engineering, on his work mentoring the Dexter High School robotics team.

October 28, 2013

“The motto in our family is work hard, play hard.”

Phil Kish, laboratory research specialist senior, on his passion for go-kart racing.

October 21, 2013

“I realized I really loved teaching, but I would never want to let go of my research.”

Emily Saarinen, assistant professor of biology, on why her position at UM-Dearborn is a good fit for her.