September 17, 2019

Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. January 21, 2019 Photo of Nils Walter

    “Our everyday experience is made up of the small single molecules that make up all matter around us.”

    Nils G. Walter, Francis S. Collins Collegiate Professor of Chemistry, Biophysics and Biological Chemistry

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  2. January 14, 2019

    “I come from a family of strong women, so whether it was on the playground or in a classroom, it bothered me when I saw girls not being treated equally.”

    Yasamin Kusunoki, assistant professor of nursing and a faculty associate at the Institute for Social Research

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  3. December 10, 2018 Photo of Chip Evans

    “Every student, every situation is unique. My priority is to empower our students to self-advocate.”

    Harvey “Chip” Evans, disability services coordinator for UM-Flint.

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  4. December 3, 2018 Photo of Sean Ahlquist

    “The strong tactile input, from the taut surfaces wrapped around her, helped her process and imprint that dive through space.”

    Sean Ahlquist, assistant professor of architecture, who builds textile structure that help children with autism.

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  5. November 19, 2018 Photo of Marouane Kessentini

    “Our tool uses the description in the ticket and the problematic code to automatically find the right person to solve the issue.”

    Marouane Kessentini, associate professor of computer and information science, UM-Dearborn

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  6. November 12, 2018 Photo fo Kimberly Dowdell

    “How do we prevent more people’s memories from being bulldozed over?”

    Kimberly Dowdell, lecturer at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, who also is working to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

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  7. October 29, 2018 Photo of DeLean Tolbert

    “One question we’re interested in is the relationship between the students we recruit and the ZIP codes they come from in terms of technology usage.”

    DeLean Tolbert, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at UM-Dearborn

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  8. October 22, 2018 Photo of Heather Dawson

    “I am motivated to make a small contribution to the greater whole.”

    Heather Dawson, associate professor of biology at UM-Flint. 

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  9. October 1, 2018 Photo of Phil Christman standing in his office

    “My wife’s family has been affected by incarceration. So when you see how it works up close, most people’s reactions are shock. Then you get sucked in because you get mad.”

    Phil Christman, lecturer II in English language and literature and editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing

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  10. September 10, 2018

    “As I’m getting older, it’s nice to be able to use my brain. Some guys do crosswords, I do woodworking. You’ve got to keep the brain active and sharp!”

    Matt Thompson, fire alarm technician with hospital maintenance, and creator of Michigan-themed Adirondack chairs.

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