Staff Spotlight

  1. July 22, 2024

    Academic adviser co-founds dog rescue operation

    Sarah Kucemba, an academic adviser in the College of Engineering, co-founded Underdog Rescue Ranch, a nonprofit dedicated to finding dogs loving homes.

  2. June 24, 2024

    U-M staffer is highlighting Ann Arbor, from A to Z

    Bettina Senga, communications manager for the Center for Global Health Equity, is using relief printmaking to illustrate an alphabet book highlighting Ann Arbor’s gems.

  3. May 6, 2024

    IT analyst goes from Hong Kong rookie to tour guide

    A service quality analyst with Health Information Technology & Services, Gray Carper first visited Hong Kong in 2003. He now lives there and serves as a tour guide.

  4. April 22, 2024

    Coordinator finds community in LGBTQ+ chorus

    Trisha Miller, student services coordinator at the Marsal Family School of Education, has been a member of the Out Loud Chorus for nearly 20 years.

  5. April 15, 2024

    Ukraine’s devastation manifested in statistician’s ceramic art

    Irina Bondarenko, a statistician lead for the biostatistics department in the School of Public Health, grew up in Ukraine and has created works of art inspired by her homeland.

  6. April 1, 2024

    ‘Horse mastermind’ helps those with disabilities learn to ride

    Jenny Jones, a supervisor in the Medical School Office of Research, is involved with Therapeutic Riding Inc., where she helps people with disabilities ride horses.

  7. March 18, 2024

    Researcher hurdling toward Olympic dreams

    Isabel Wakefield, research area specialist associate in the School of Kinesiology, is making a run for the Great Britain Olympic track and field team that will compete in Paris this August.

  8. March 11, 2024

    Program coordinator travels world as handball referee

    Rafael Marques, a program coordinator in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business’ Sanger Leadership Institute, grew up playing handball in Brazil and now is a referee.

  9. February 5, 2024

    Entrepreneurship director plays vintage base ball

    Nick Moroz, director of entrepreneurial practice at the College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship, plays vintage base ball with Greenfield Village’s team the Lah-De-Dahs.

  10. January 29, 2024

    Medical School analyst finds peace in tai chi

    Lauren McCarthy, senior applications analyst for the Department of Learning Health Science at the Medical School, and her wife opened Tai Chi Love more than five years ago.