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Student Spotlight: Mia Stevens

For many people, drones are the things of sci-fi movies and top-secret operations. For Mia Stevens, they are part of her daily routine. Mia’s research focuses primarily on the boundaries that keep unmanned aerial systems (drones) where they are supposed to be and away...

Student Spotlight: Melissa Coppola

Melissa Coppola is bringing classical music to life, not only for those who already love it, but for those who have yet to experience it. According to the National Endowment for the Arts, classical music attendance has decreased rapidly over the last ten years, and...

Student Spotlight: I-Uen (Yvonne) Hsu

In 1996, scientists mapped out the STAC (SH3 and cysteine rich domain) family of genes. Since then, their function has been somewhat of a mystery. That is, until around twenty years later when in Dr. John Kuwada’s lab at University of Michigan, a group of researchers...

Student Spotlight: Emily Saidel

The West Wing. Scandal. House of Cards. Veep. Madam Secretary. What might be entertainment to us is research material for Ph.D. student Emily Saidel, as she digs deeper into the fictional representations of the United States federal government. Emily completed her...

Student Spotlight: Eric Bettis

When people think of social equity, most don’t immediately think of a city transit system, but for Rackham graduate student, Eric Bettis, the two are directly related. As a second-year Ph.D. student in urban and regional planning at Taubman College, Eric spends the...