Staff Spotlight

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. April 11, 2022

    Ph.D. dissertations provide inspiration for artist

    Alison Rivett, associate director of the Arts Initiative, has created several paintings inspired by Ph.D. dissertations, including one based on a Greek-language papyrus letter from a man to his wife.

  9. April 4, 2022

    Police officer timing retirement with canine partner

    Officer Joseph Dunny is one of two K-9 patrol units within the Division of Public Safety and Security. He has worked with Taser and Tank and currently patrols with Columbo, a Belgian Malinois.

  10. March 28, 2022

    CIGLR staff member feels at home on the water

    Holly Kelchner, an aquatic ecology research analyst with the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, lists scuba diving and sailing among her passions.