March 02, 2021

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. March 1, 2021 Dan Erickson
    “The task of putting it back together again didn’t sound too hard at first, but there were a few catches involved.”

    Dan Erickson, properties carpenter/artisan in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, who recently helped remount an elephant skeleton

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  2. February 22, 2021 Mike Psarouthakis
    “Rowing on the Huron down at Argo is just stunningly beautiful. You don’t feel like you’re in the city.”

    — Mike Psarouthakis, director of the U-M Tech Transfer Venture Center and managing director of the Accelerate Blue Fund

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  3. February 15, 2021 Lynn Carpenter
    “I’m trying to find a way to convey an honest but not discouraging picture of what happened back in the day.”

    — Lynn Carpenter, lecturer IV in ecology and evolutionary biology, and in molecular, cellular and developmental biology in LSA, who re-creates old photos by taking recent shots from the same vantage point

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  4. February 8, 2021 New Newnan adviser hopped on bike to explore area
    “I’m still learning about different places to go, but every time I drive, I notice new places and trails that I want to try out.”

    — Heather Klein, coordinator of advising training and professional development at LSA’s Newnan Academic Advising Center

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  5. February 1, 2021 Caroline Coade
    “We have to keep remaining hopeful, even in these tough days, that out of this will come something even more creative. The arts flourish with adversity.”

    — Caroline Coade, assistant professor of viola and a competitive amateur ballroom dancer

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  6. January 25, 2021 Adam Mael and his dog Maple
    “I was happy to bring a little bit of joy and spark some of those happy memories everybody else has about campus.”

    — Adam Mael, a graduate coordinator in the College of Engineering who recently completed a LEGO model of part of Central Campus

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  7. January 18, 2021 Ian Shin
    “He meant a lot to a lot of people. As a contestant, you don’t actually get to talk to him much, but you can’t help but be in awe of him.”

    — Ian Shin, assistant professor of history and American culture in LSA, speaking of longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek

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  8. January 11, 2021 LSA lecturer took to the mountains during pandemic
    “Primarily what I do is use nonfiction writing and journalistic writing that has exposed whatever environmental injustice has happened in particular communities.”

    — Virginia Murphy, lecturer II in Program in the Environment and lecturer IV in the Residential College in LSA

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  9. December 7, 2020 Daicia Price
    “Officers have a hard job, and if they’re willing to learn and think about things in a different way, I’m happy to be part of it.”

    Daicia Price, clinical assistant professor of social work, who partners with Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network to provide crisis training for law enforcement agencies

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  10. 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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