January 18, 2021
Ian Shin, assistant professor of history and American culture in LSA, appeared on “Jeopardy!” in 2017 and finished second. Shin fondly recalls his time with longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 8, 2020.
January 11, 2021
Virginia Murphy, lecturer II in Program in the Environment and lecturer IV in the Residential College in LSA, spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic hiking in the mountains of Maine.
December 7, 2020
Daicia Price, clinical assistant professor of social work, partners with Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network to provide crisis training for law enforcement agencies.
November 23, 2020
Monica Adams, head of user services at UM-Dearborn’s Mardigian Library, has found more time to cook a variety of cuisine from all over the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 16, 2020
Susan Rosegrant, lecturer IV in the Residential College, is an avid birder who has spotted more than 400 North American birds, including 120 species in her Ypsilanti backyard that includes 5 acres of trails.
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.