Staff Spotlight

  1. October 17, 2022

    Program adviser explores cultures through song

    Tamara West, an intercultural program adviser at U-M’s Center for Global and Intercultural Study, has always had an interest in other cultures.

  2. October 10, 2022

    Supervisor has procured an eclectic collection

    Todd Coon, supervisor for the Procurement Services technology team, has a robust collection of knives and swords on display in the basement of his Ypsilanti home.

  3. October 3, 2022

    SEAS creative director creates chalk-art masterpieces

    Dave Brenner, the School for Environment and Sustainability’s creative and web director, and his wife, Shelley, compete in chalk-art competitions around the country and the world.

  4. September 19, 2022

    Football grad assistant continues to break barriers

    Mimi Bolden-Morris is in her first year as an offensive graduate assistant with the Wolverines, the first female graduate assistant at a Power Five school.

  5. August 29, 2022

    Program manager keeps Campus Farm bustling

    Jeremy Moghtader has served as the program manager for the Campus Farm for six years after a 12-year career at Michigan State University.

  6. August 15, 2022

    Weekend getaway helps launch baby box business

    When Kate Compton Barr met a bunch of girlfriends in Sedona, Arizona, seven years ago, she never imagined emerging from the weekend getaway as a co-founder of a company that manufactures cardboard baby boxes.

  7. June 20, 2022

    Media designer has filmed more than 1,000 sporting events

    Sam Baldwin, media designer for the Center for Academic Innovation, has filmed more than a thousand live sporting events around the Midwest.

  8. May 23, 2022

    Video, board games keep research technician connected

    Christine Kitchens, a research technician with the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, enjoys spending time outdoors but says her favorite pastime involves playing video and board games.

  9. May 2, 2022

    Raising and showing horses a labor of love

    Esme Gregory, human resources assistant at the Institute for Social Research, is the defending ladies cart champion at the Haflinger and Hitch Pony Championship Series finals in Massachusetts.

  10. April 18, 2022

    Rotary Club provides impactful experiences

    Joanne Pierson serves as the project manager for DyslexiaHelp, a donor-funded, web-based information and resource center through the School of Education.