October 31, 2020

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. September 14, 2020 Devon Kinney
    “Sometimes I view myself as super safe and I like to consider all angles, but at the same time it does intrigue me to just go for it.”

    — Devon Kinney, project manager in Michigan Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine and roller derby competitor

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  8. September 8, 2020 Greg McGuire, Mcity associate director
    “Fermentation is the root of all delicious things: beer, cheese, bread, wine, charcuterie. It’s controlled spoilage.”

    — Greg McGuire, Mcity associate director whose hobbies include charcuterie

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  9. August 31, 2020 Joe Lunn
    “Connecting people with their African history is very important because these links and memories of these links were consciously destroyed by systems of hereditary servitude across the Atlantic.

    — Joe Lunn, UM-Dearborn professor of African and modern European history

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  10. August 10, 2020 Delaney Andrews
    “You want to look as much as the character in the movie as possible, because kids will know.”

    Delaney Andrews, the annual giving and stewardship officer for the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

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