Faculty/Staff Spotlights

  1. March 22, 2021 Kasie Meszaros, business administrator for Mcity, who recently started growing flowers at her Brighton home and sells and gives them away
    “I love when I give them away to people to just make their day, because who doesn’t love flowers?”

    Kasie Meszaros, business administrator for Mcity, who recently started growing flowers at her Brighton home and sells and gives them away

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  2. March 15, 2021 Rebecca Hasson, associate professor of movement science in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory
    “As life expectancy is starting to decline in part as a function of obesity, our children are the ones being affected by it the most.”

    Rebecca Hasson, associate professor of movement science in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory

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  3. March 8, 2021 Emily Wheeler, guest services specialist at the Division of Public Safety and Security, who occasionally plays on the baby grand piano in the lobby of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
    “The best part is just being able to give a bright spot to patients and the families, even if it’s just a smile in the day.”

    Emily Wheeler, guest services specialist at the Division of Public Safety and Security, who occasionally plays the baby grand piano in the lobby of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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