April 10, 2021

Faculty Spotlight

  1. March 29, 2021

    Lecturer comes up with creative pandemic diversion

    Kate Wroblewski and her husband, along with colleagues of Wroblewski in the LSA departments of History and American Culture, have been taking virtual bartending classes through a local cocktail enthusiast during their free time.

  2. March 15, 2021

    Getting kids moving is exercise physiologist’s passion

    Rebecca Hasson, associate professor of movement science in the School of Kinesiology, helped lead an effort to provide resources for and remove barriers to physical activity for children during the pandemic.

  3. February 15, 2021

    Lecturer’s hobby combines love of history, photography

    Lynn Carpenter, lecturer IV in ecology and evolutionary biology, and in molecular, cellular and developmental biology in LSA, re-creates old photos by taking recent shots from the same vantage point.

  4. February 1, 2021

    Assistant professor shares her passion for music, dance

    Caroline Coade, an assistant professor of viola at the School of Music Theatre & Dance, is the third chair violist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. She’s also a competitive amateur ballroom dancer.

  5. January 18, 2021

    Assistant professor recalls ‘Jeopardy!’ experience

    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.

  6. January 11, 2021

    LSA lecturer took to the mountains during pandemic

    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.

  7. December 7, 2020

    Social worker uses her experiences to train police

    Daicia Price, clinical assistant professor of social work, partners with Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network to provide crisis training for law enforcement agencies. 

  8. November 23, 2020

    UM-Dearborn associate librarian cooks with multicultural inspiration

    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.

  9. November 16, 2020

    Residential College lecturer an avid birder ‘from birth’

    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.

  10. October 12, 2020

    Professor rolls with changes in the digital media world

    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.