November 20, 2019

Staff Spotlight

  1. November 11, 2019

    Senior biological illustrator discusses art and education

    John Megahan did not initially intend to pursue art as a career. And yet, when the opportunity arose, he took it. Megahan is the senior biological illustrator for U-M’s Museum of Zoology.

  2. November 4, 2019

    RC staffer draws on experience from Buddhist center, Zingerman’s

    Robby Griswold created an RC Podcast to more effectively inform faculty, students and alumni about the various projects and opportunities at the Residential College.

  3. September 30, 2019

    Research fellow’s book teaches children about fluid phenomenon

    Brandon Patterson, a Medical School Department of Radiology research fellow, has co-authored a children’s book, with a focus on academic research on fluid mechanics and cavitation.

  4. September 23, 2019

    The RC’s Esha Biswas exhibits the art of being an artist

    Esha Biswas, student affairs coordinator of the Residential College, counts among her passions photography, plants and Kathak, a form of classical dance from northern India.

  5. July 15, 2019

    Spotlight: Auditor gives back to the military through Blue Star Mothers

    When Jeannie Kain’s son Stephan joined the U.S. Air Force, she felt scared for his well-being during the several weeks he spent in basic training. As a member of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Kain is now giving back to soldiers like her son, and connecting with other military families.

  6. June 10, 2019

    Spotlight: Leukemia patient returns to cancer unit as a nurse tech

    Working as a nurse technician on the 7 East unit of C.S. Moth Children’s Hospital has brought Shannon Spicer full circle. Nineteen years ago, she was on the other side of care in the same place, battling leukemia.

  7. March 18, 2019

    School of Education staffer works to revive music for Flint students

    From searching for abandoned instruments to collaborating with community partners and foundations, Victoria Bigelow has made it her mission to bring music back to Flint students.

  8. February 25, 2019

    U-M biomedical photographer helps families heal

    Every day at Michigan Medicine’s University Hospital, Lisa Belanger Neal uses a camera to demystify death. A biomedical photographer for Autopsy & Forensic Services under the Department of Pathology, Neal provides photographic documentation during autopsies for hospitals.

  9. February 18, 2019

    MICHR employee finds activism through running, animal rescue

    Janine Leah Capsouras had never run before participating in her first half-marathon a year ago. On Oct. 20, she finished the Detroit Marathon as a freedom fighter for victims of human trafficking.

  10. February 4, 2019

    Ginsberg Center staff member shares passion for politics

    From listening to her parents chat around the dinner table to winning her own seat on the Dearborn City Council, politics has always been an important part of Erin Byrnes’ life.