November 26, 2020

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. November 23, 2020 Monica Adams
    “I learned a lot about the cultures, and to me one good gateway into a community, into a culture, is just learning how they cook food.”

    Monica Adams, head of user services at UM-Dearborn’s Mardigian Library

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  2. November 16, 2020 Susan Rosegrant
    “I’d love to go to Africa, I’d love to go back to Asia. You know pretty much, I want to see all the birds in the world.”

    Susan Rosegrant, lecturer IV in the Residential College who is an avid birder

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  3. November 9, 2020 Drew Bennett
    “You can do more than you think. There’s a certain amount of satisfaction in learning that.”

    Drew Bennett, associate director of software licensing at the Office of Technology Transfer who competes in ultra-marathons around the country

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  4. November 2, 2020 Gary Bohas
    “While I was signing the drawing (of Arnold Palmer), other people at the restaurant were watching and came up to me later to see if I’d draw them.”

    Gary Bohas, a stockkeeper at the U-M Central Power Plant who has created more than 4,000 portraits of people on paper napkins

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  5. October 26, 2020 Joe Braun
    “I would see a map of a park and see a network of trails, and I would instantly want to see and hike every trail on the map.”

    Joe Braun, a senior systems administrator at the Institute for Social Research who has written hiking guides and is an avid photographer

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  6. October 19, 2020 Colleen Stone
    “Really being intentional about exercising is so important right now, for my mental health and my physical well-being.”

    Colleen Stone, content and digital strategist for the Department of Surgery at Michigan Medicine and avid runner

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  7. October 12, 2020 Lisa Nakamura
    “There’s this move away from wanting to make a lot of money in a large monopolistic corporation to being more interested in collective work or independent work.”

    — Lisa Nakamura, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor of American Culture and Digital Studies

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  8. October 5, 2020 Jennette Green, clinical analyst for the Department of Family Medicine in the Medical School and amateur beekeeper
    “If you really want to learn, their own little ecosystem is just amazing and how well they work together. They’re a good example for the human race.”

    Jennette Green, clinical analyst for the Department of Family Medicine in the Medical School and amateur beekeeper

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  9. September 28, 2020 Ron Eglash, professor of information in the School of Information, and professor of art and design in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design
    “I was thrilled to be a part of this team. … Africa not only has an amazing art and humanities heritage, but also a mathematical heritage.”

    — Ron Eglash, professor of information in the School of Information, and professor of art and design in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design

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  10. September 21, 2020 Stefan Koehler
    “What I like most about bicycle touring is that you can ride through towns and villages and talk to locals.”

    — Stefan Koehler, associate director of licensing for U-M Tech Transfer

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