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July 15, 2019

Faculty Staff Spotlight

July 13, 2015

"In a well-designed video game, you're engaged and constantly learning new things about the narrative and plot."

Barry Fishman, professor of information and education and co-creator of the learning management system GradeCraft.

June 22, 2015

"I have always been obsessed with food and cooking, and fell in love with the power of nutrition on health."

Lindsay Haas, registered dietitian and nutrition support specialist with Michigan Dining.

June 8, 2015

"I've been reading comics forever, so I've got a good feel for what's going to be worth getting for the collection."

David Carter, video game archivist, programming and reference librarian.

May 26, 2015

"Every few years when the debate cycle is in full gear, debate suddenly becomes important to the nation."

Aaron Kall, director of U-M's Debate Program and Michigan Debate Institutes.

May 4, 2015

"When an 18-year-old new employee knows all of the key metrics of the business as well as the CEO, you can expect an extraordinarily energized workplace and better results."

Wayne Baker, Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations, on open-book finance.

April 27, 2015

"I learn things with Complex Movements that I can apply to my work here, and vice versa."

Carlos Garcia, a member of the artist collective Complex Movements and managing consultant at GroundWorks Media Lab 

April 20, 2015

"It can be hard for us to connect to the ancient Egyptians, but each of the objects in the exhibit, from the gravestones to the papyrus, has a person or people behind it."

Terry Wilfong, professor of Egyptology, on his Kelsey Museum of Archaeology exhibit "Death Dogs: The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt."

April 13, 2015

"We all work together for the same students. I was just proud that they chose to recognize that as being so important."

Mary Beth Seiler, director of Greek life

April 6, 2015

"Looking at people who are exposed to microgravity for 24 hours a day is an amazing opportunity to see what the human brain is capable of in terms of adapting."

Rachael Seidler, professor of movement science and principle investigator of NASA's "NeuroMapping" experiment.

March 30, 2015

"I saw other people in beautiful costumes, and I realized I had to learn how to sew."

Erin Flores, an administrative assistant in Communications & Outreach at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.