February 20, 2020

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. February 17, 2020 Samya Nasr, director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and a professor of pediatrics
    “Over time, we will have a global reach that will touch more lives than we will ever be able to count.”

    Samya Nasr, director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and a professor of pediatrics who is leading a team of volunteer staff and physicians dedicated to improving CF care around the world

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  2. February 10, 2020 Jenna Long is an academic adviser with the School of Nursing
    “I’m just that crazy motivated, aspirational person who has to learn how to say no sometimes but would rather say yes.”

    Jenna Long, academic adviser in the School of Nursing who’s involved with the Advising Council at U-M and the Office of New Student Programs Mentorship Program

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  3. February 3, 2020 Maria Cotera, associate professor of American Culture and of women's studies
    “I want students to know that they need to make history that is alive and to change the now, not just to record the past.”

    Maria Cotera, associate professor of American Culture and of women’s studies

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  4. January 27, 2020 Yojairo Lomeli, lecturer II in architecture and urban planning
    “Teaching undergraduates is a lot more fun because they come in with a really diverse set of ideas and makes it seem like there are more things possible.”

    Yojairo Lomeli, lecturer II in architecture and urban planning

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  5. January 20, 2020
    “An unexpected highlight of the day was hanging out with contestants. It’s a great group of fellow nerds.”

    — Lisa Murray, UMS associate director of development, foundation and government relations, and “Jeopardy!” contestant

    Read more about Lisa Murray
  6. January 13, 2020 Photo of Neil Gong
    “Eliminating rules and referees is not about celebrating chaos, but generating a different type of order through individual self-control.”

    Neil Gong, assistant professor of sociology and postdoctoral scholar in LSA

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  7. December 9, 2019 Paul Sutherland
    “I guess you never really know where you’re going to find something that really makes you happy. It’s good to stay open to that.”

    Paul Sutherland, new media technician and instructor with LSA’s Department of Film, Television, and Media.

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  8. November 25, 2019 Ingrid Racine
    “It’s great to connect even on an artist-to-artist level and become friends with these folks. It’s pretty special.”

    Ingrid Racine, academic program specialist for the Center for World Performance Studies and a professional trumpeter and composer

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  9. November 18, 2019 Howard Thai is a project coordinator at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
    “I hope to show that not just the specific content of the class is interesting, but that, if you pay close attention, your whole world will turn out to be very, very interesting.”

    Howard Tsai, project coordinator and lecturer at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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  10. November 11, 2019 Photo of John Megahan
    “Don’t be persuaded to go in different directions, to be influenced by what other people do. Have your own way of doing things. That’s the value in your art, that particular voice.”

    John Megahan, senior biological illustrator for the Museum of Zoology

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