December 14, 2019

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. November 4, 2019 Photo of Robby Griswold, the communications and outreach coordinator for the Residential College
    “We need to talk about how to break through all of these rigid structures that keep us in boxes to celebrate how each of us contribute uniquely to a just world, the ways we are diverse.”

    Robby Griswold, communications and outreach coordinator for the Residential College and creator of the RC Podcast

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  6. October 28, 2019 Art professor Rebekah Modrak
    “I grew up hearing these stories and understanding that this was what you did — you spoke up when you saw exploitation of power, whether or not there was personal consequence.”

    Rebekah Modrak, professor of art and design

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  7. October 21, 2019 Nadine Hubbs
    “I was obsessed with music as a child. I think that many people who go into music fields are pretty much obsessed, and I am one of those people.”

    Nadine Hubbs, professor of women’s studies and music, and director of the Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Institute

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  8. October 14, 2019
    “Having English students learn typesetting gives them opportunities to re-encounter language as a physical, visual process.”

    Fritz Swanson, lecturer II in the Department of English Language and Literature and founder of Wolverine Press

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  9. October 7, 2019 Photo of Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel
    “My understanding about the therapeutic aspect of the theater arts all started when I was in schools and engaging with students in a more educational setting.”

    Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel, arts education program coordinator and lecturer in the Residential College and founder of Telling It

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  10. September 30, 2019 Photo of Brandon Patterson
    “The more I meet people the more I realize that there are a lot more interesting problems out there that you can solve.”

    Brandon Patterson, a research fellow in the Medical School’s Department of Radiology

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