Staff Spotlight

  1. April 19, 2004

    Spotlight: Roadside hero

    Brad Stewart will tell you he always is seeking a new adventure, but the U-M-Flint investigator recently found himself involved in a perilous incident that required him to muster all of his bravery and training on split-second notice. (Photo by Mel Serow, U-M-flint) He was driving his son to hockey practice when he saw a…
  2. April 5, 2004

    Spotlight: Elegant eggs

    University Record Intern People around the world can be found turning bland white eggs into colorful treats during Easter time, but Misty Mills enjoys the holiday tradition of decorating eggs all year long. (Paul Jaronski, U-M Photo Services) Mills, a word processing operator in the pathology department of the U-M Health System, learned the art…
  3. March 29, 2004

    Spotlight: Meals with heart

    Delphine Christensen has approximately 200 mouths to feed every day. With options such as stuffed chicken breast, beef stroganoff and Salisbury steak, she makes sure her clients eat well. Delphine Christensen and Sarah Stoepke deliver a Motor Meal to Mary Robinson-Burge. (Photo by Marcia Ledford, U-M Photo Services) “They especially love meat loaf, lasagna, and…
  4. March 22, 2004

    Spotlight: Chaplain comforts patients

    On the secluded eighth floor of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, high above the Medical Campus, Wayne Charlton quietly prepares for the day in his office. What each day holds depends on a roster of hospital patients he receives every morning. Charlton, a chaplain in the U-M Health System’s Pastoral Care Department, soon will hit the…
  5. March 15, 2004

    Spotlight: Waste not, want not

    Forget pounds. The U-M recycling program is measured in tons, as in the 2,100 tons of paper, 350 tons of glass metal and plastic containers and 12 tons of clothing, shoes, bedding and non-perishable food recycled in 2003. It is up to Tracy Artley, coordinator of waste and recycling, to make sure all this recycling…
  6. March 1, 2004

    Spotlight: Engineering history through kids’ books

    Debbie Taylor, director of the Women in Engineering Office, combines her experiences in science and engineering with historical figures to teach children about the past. Taylor, the assistant director of the Women in Science and Engineering Program, is the author of children’s books that tell the story of accomplished people from history. Taylor (Photo by…
  7. February 16, 2004

    Spotlight: Outdoor adventurer creates leaders during break

    A typical spring breaker in Costa Rica might spend the week swimming, tanning and shopping. This year, one woman will lead a group of students, faculty and staff through Costa Rican farms, ocean waters and lush rainforests in hopes of teaching environmental conservation and leadership development. (Photo courtesy Jeannette Stawski) Jeannette Stawski is the director…
  8. December 15, 2003

    Spotlight: Rap role model’s beat helps kids on the streets

    Get good grades, stay out the cage, and don’t catch the AIDS. Ain’t my business but it’s a death sentence. All glitter ain’t gold, what about your soul? Photo by Martin Vloet, U-M Photo Services These are the lyrics of gospel rapper Gapp-Dwella, also known as Roderick James, a medical assistant at the East Ann…
  9. December 8, 2003

    Spotlight: Chief elf leads holiday volunteers

    A team of elves recently has been spotted donating stockings filled with goodies to patients spending their holidays in the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center, spreading good cheer throughout the U-M Health System, and making hundreds of adults and children feel more comfortable during cancer treatment. (Photo by Paul Jaronski, U-M Photo Services) The volunteers reside…
  10. November 10, 2003

    Spotlight: Interweaving hobby and service

    Mary Price, assistant director of LSA’s Institute for the Humanities, always has been interested in community service. After attending a Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Community Service Day in 1995, she found a new way to volunteer in her free time that allows her to help others through a love of knitting. (Photo by Paul…