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August 19, 2019

Faculty Staff Spotlight

May 23, 2016

"We are all searching for meaning and ways to grow. It's even more stark in prison — it's so urgent."

Janie Paul, professor of art and social work, and co-creator of the Prison Creative Arts Project

May 2, 2016

"Research is such an integral part of our institute and university and I'm proud to be a significant player."

Todd Brown, contract and grant specialist at the Life Sciences Institute

April 18, 2016

"Although I enjoy doing research a lot, it would not be as much fun without students."

Ivette Perfecto, professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment

April 11, 2016

"The students are great. They want to save the world around them in some way."

Kimberly Smith, program adviser for LSA's Program in the Environment

April 4, 2016

 "Women's leadership has traditionally been undervalued or gone unrecognized altogether by contemporaries and historians alike. This course demonstrates that women have left an inspiring and instructional legacy of leadership." 

Georgina Hickey, professor of history in the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters at UM-Dearborn

March 28, 2016

"I like the people, and there are always new and interesting things going on."

Brandon Werner, screen reader specialist, on his job using technology to assist blind people.

March 21, 2016

"My role as an adviser has been as a witness. A witness to what the students are experiencing here as first gens."

Dwight Lang, adviser for First Gen College Students @ Michigan 

March 14, 2016

"I love putting things together to communicate in an effective way."

Sue Schreck, graphic designer and program/event coordinator at the Confucius Institute, and herb-based-soap maker. 

March 7, 2016

"Being creative — that's my passion."

Linda Garcia, publication associate editor for the Museum of Zoology, and administrative assistant at the Museum of Paleontology.

February 22, 2016

"I'm very passionate about helping the population that can't help themselves."

Alicia Lixey, administrator of the Veteran's Legal Clinic at the Law School