September 23, 2021

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. September 20, 2021 Ryan Ball
    “Every student I met with the following day made it a point to say it went viral, and I didn’t even know what that meant.”

    — Ryan Ball, clinical assistant professor of business administration in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business who used a potato filter in a recent study session and a student posted videos of it to TikTok

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  2. September 13, 2021 Joe Levickas, program director for Arts at Michigan and assistant director in the Office of New Student Programs and creator of Creal Microgallery
    “It’s taking time to invest in something small, but still feeling like you’re able to appreciate the size and scale of that effort.”

    — Joe Levickas, program director for Arts at Michigan and assistant director in the Office of New Student Programs and creator of Creal Microgallery

    Read more about Joe Levickas
  3. September 7, 2021 Christi-Anne Castro
    “I like the social aspect of when you play (music) together there’s this coordination and emotional magic that happens.”

    — Christi-Anne Castro, associate professor of music and associate dean for faculty development in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance

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  4. August 30, 2021 Nick Ringe
    “We live in a beautiful area for plants and for animals and all this seasonal bounty. For me, it’s trying to connect people with that.”

    — Nick Ringe, assistant manager at East Quad who has been with Michigan Dining since 2013

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  5. August 9, 2021 Drawing of Dave Moran
    “Once you do it and you see no one is going to laugh at you and nothing humiliating is going to happen, it becomes very relaxing.”

    — Dave Moran, a clinical professor of law who models nude for art centers, clubs and classes

    Read more about Dave Moran
  6. 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

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  7. 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
  8. 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

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  9. 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
  10. 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