July 31, 2021

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. June 21, 2021 Darin Leese
    “I like to pride myself as having the biggest collection of Ogunquit art in Michigan.”

    — Darin Leese, a business systems analyst for My LINC through Information and Technology Services and an art collector

    Read more about Darin Leese
  2. June 7, 2021 Building facilities manager uses running, music to inspire
    “My goal with running and life is to inspire, and I feel like running has provided me that platform to motivate and inspire.”

    — Joshua Burd, building facilities manager with Student Life Housing Facilities

    Read more about Joshua Burd
  3. May 24, 2021 Margaret Wooldridge
    “The horses and the dogs and the chickens have been the keystone to my sanity in COVID.”

    — Margaret Wooldridge, professor of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering, who has four horses, nine hens, one rooster, three cats and two dogs

    Read more about Margaret Wooldridge
  4. May 11, 2021
    Among those graduating from U-M this spring were (clockwise from upper left) Olivia Mathiesen from LSA, Alyxandra Ciale Charfauros from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Tiffany Harris from LSA, and David Schapiro from the College of Pharmacy.

    — Each year, the  Record highlights the range of experiences and people who attend U-M by profiling selected graduates about their time at the university and their plans for life afterward.

    Read more about those profiled
  5. May 2, 2021
    David Schapiro received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and Tiffany Harris received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and African American studies.

    — Each year, the  Record highlights the range of experiences and people who attend U-M by profiling selected graduates about their time at the university and their plans for life afterward.

    Read more about David Schapiro and Tiffany Harris
  6. April 26, 2021
    Olivia Mathiesen will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in earth and environmental sciences, and Alyxandra Ciale Charfauros, known as ciale, will graduate with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in theatre performance.

    — Each year, the  Record highlights the range of experiences and people who attend U-M by profiling selected graduates about their time at the university and their plans for life afterward.

    Read more about Olivia Mathiesen and ciale
  7. April 19, 2021 Sally Sivrais
    “I like birds. I’ve always had a birdfeeder and a birdhouse, and I’ve always liked picking up pretty little stones off of Lake Michigan. It makes a good combination.”

    — Sally Sivrais, research administrator senior manager at Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Medical School, who builds, paints and decorates birdhouses with stones she finds on beaches

    Read more about Sally Sivrais
  8. April 12, 2021 Joe Coeling
    “I want to make sure I’m contributing and not just creating this additional piece of shiny trash that sits on the internet.”

    — Joe Coeling, human resource generalist associate in LSA who has been documenting his fitness journey on Instagram and also streams gaming sessions on Twitch

    Read more about Joe Coeling
  9. March 29, 2021 Kate Wroblewski
    “It’s been nice and is one of those things that’s translated well to the pandemic, just to be able to get together and learn a new skill.”

    — Kate Wroblewski, lecturer III in history and assistant director of undergraduate studies who has taken virtual bartending classes during the pandemic

    Read more about Kate Wroblewski
  10. March 22, 2021 Kasie Meszaros, business administrator for Mcity, who recently started growing flowers at her Brighton home and sells and gives them away
    “I love when I give them away to people to just make their day, because who doesn’t love flowers?”

    Kasie Meszaros, business administrator for Mcity, who recently started growing flowers at her Brighton home and sells and gives them away

    Read more about Kasie Meszaros