October 12, 2020
Lisa Nakamura, who began teaching courses about digital media in 2001 and at U-M in 2012, helped create a digital studies minor to provide recognition for students who had spent so much time researching it.
September 28, 2020
Ron Eglash is known for his work in the field of ethnomathematics and recently lent this expertise to “Enslaved,” a docuseries that explores 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.
August 31, 2020
UM-Dearborn professor Joe Lunn has spent 45 years studying the African experience during World War I, which helped him connect a celebrity with their ancestor’s story on the PBS show “Finding Your Roots.”
July 20, 2020
Kristin Seefeldt, associate director for educational programs at Poverty Solutions at U-M and an associate professor of social work and public policy, competes in local figure skating competitions.
June 29, 2020
Halil Bisgin, an assistant professor of computer science at UM-Flint, has used his artificial intelligence expertise in collaborations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Beaumont Health System.
June 8, 2020
Carol Bardenstein knew that in order to bring the course material to her students during the COVID-19 pandemic, she first had to bridge the distance and disruption that had scattered them.
May 26, 2020
Astronomy professor Sally Oey is tackling light pollution as she works to raise awareness of the problem and help people realize the benefits of darkness. She is the founder of Michigan Dark Skies.
March 30, 2020
In Nilay Chakraborty’s lab, the inspiration often comes from surprising places. Take, for example, one of the UM-Dearborn mechanical engineering associate professor’s recent muses: the tardigrade, a chubby half-millimeter creature that’s considered by scientists to be one of the most indestructible animals on earth. They can be found in Antarctica, lava fields and most of…
March 23, 2020
Gina Brandolino, a lecturer IV in the Sweetland Center for Writing and the Department of English, LSA, engages students through horror courses she has taught for the past 10 years.
February 17, 2020
Samya Nasr, director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and a professor of pediatrics, is leading a team of volunteer staff and physicians dedicated to improving CF care around the world.