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September 23, 2018

Faculty Staff Spotlight

March 21, 2016

"My role as an adviser has been as a witness. A witness to what the students are experiencing here as first gens."

Dwight Lang, adviser for First Gen College Students @ Michigan 

March 14, 2016

"I love putting things together to communicate in an effective way."

Sue Schreck, graphic designer and program/event coordinator at the Confucius Institute, and herb-based-soap maker. 

March 7, 2016

"Being creative — that's my passion."

Linda Garcia, publication associate editor for the Museum of Zoology, and administrative assistant at the Museum of Paleontology.

February 22, 2016

"I'm very passionate about helping the population that can't help themselves."

Alicia Lixey, administrator of the Veteran's Legal Clinic at the Law School

February 15, 2016

"Fundamental biology is endlessly fascinating, and the thrill of breaking new ground — or finding a better explanation for how something works, even in small ways — is very compelling."

Kaushik Choudhuri, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology and U-M's newest member of the Biological Sciences Scholars Program.

February 8, 2016

"I like to make that sheet of glass. There's only one thing I like better and that's skating on that sheet of glass."

Kevin Bushey, Yost Ice Arena facilities supervisor and Zamboni driver

February 1, 2016

"I loved the books since I was young — I was fascinated by Laura's realness — real people, real family, real places. They're the reason I became a historian."

Michelle McClellan, assistant professor of history, on her enduring attraction to the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

January 22, 2016

"I work in technology and management, but I have a passion for creative and design."

Aisha Holly, Web manager at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business who also does wedding and event design.

January 18, 2016

"The excitement of making something work that I helped invent, and knowing that it’ll help us understand our planet."

Christopher Ruf, professor of atmospheric science and electrical engineering, on what inspires him

January 11, 2016

"I can't live without poetry, art, Buddhist practice, nature and animals. (And) the people I love."

Sarah Messer, lecturer, writer and goat tender and White Lotus Farms