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.
February 3, 2020
Maria Cotera, associate professor of American Culture and of women’s studies, co-founded the Chicana por mi Raza Digital Memory Project, a digital archive for documenting Chicana artifacts.
January 27, 2020
Yojairo Lomeli, lecturer II in architecture and urban planning, incorporates into his teaching many of the ideas he explored while working on his graduate thesis surrounding identity and visibility.
January 13, 2020
While pursuing his graduate degrees at UCLA, Neil Gong participated in a “no rules fight club,” the core principle of which is reflected in its name. Soon he found himself distracted from his dissertation on inequities in the mental health system and spending ever more time immersed in the fight subculture.
November 18, 2019
Howard Tsai works as a project coordinator at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, is also a lecturer at the center and teaches courses in Ann Arbor and Cusco, Peru.
October 28, 2019
Rebekah Modrak, a professor of art and design, explores the intersections of power, labor and consumerism to examine the rights of communities and workers in society.
October 21, 2019
Nadine Hubbs, professor of women’s studies and music, is author of the forthcoming book, “Country Mexicans,” which examines Mexican-American engagements with country music.
October 14, 2019
Fritz Swanson founded and directs Wolverine Press, a publishing exploratory in LSA’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program that combines his love for literature and his passion for letterpress printing.