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.
October 7, 2019
Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel founded Telling It, which uses the arts to help promote literacy and help students open up about their life experiences and traumas.
September 16, 2019
Hafiz Malik, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at UM-Dearborn, works to combat potential online abuses that employ phony audio or video files.
September 9, 2019
Years ago, it became clear to Amanda Alexander that it wouldn’t be possible to build a Detroit that works for everyone without addressing mass incarceration. The Detroit Justice Center was her solution.
September 3, 2019
Alison Narayan explores uncharted pathways in her research, which centers on innovations in chemistry and new ways to build molecules. When she’s not in the lab, Narayan works to create pathways for underrepresented groups to study science.
August 12, 2019
Daphne C. Watkins considers herself a witness to black men’s pain. The associate professor of social work dedicates her scholarship to studying “men, masculinities and mood,” with a specific focus on black men, and how men and boys define themselves as men and boys, and how that influences their mental health.