Remembering Dr. Adler: Longtime faculty member known for his deep contextual knowledge and love of scientific history

Longtime University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty member Richard Adler died Saturday, February 11. He was 69 years old. Adler, associate professor of biology and microbiology, joined the faculty in 1977. Colleagues say he was known for his deep contextual knowledge. “Dr. Adler’s courses were unlike any other,” said John Thomas, biology more »

Plugged in: Barbara Kriigel merges her appreciation of old and new when it comes to sharing information

For nearly three decades, Barbara Kriigel has had the same office in Mardigian Library. But, for Kriigel—who enjoys sharing ideas and seeing technological advancement—that might be the only constant. Kriigel, associate director of Mardigian Library’s User and Technical Services, has seen the library’s collections become mainly digital, with more than more »

The right combination: Bioengineering student shares passion for science as a Michigan Science Center volunteer

Jessica Hallgath has long held a passion for science and a love for volunteering. And as a volunteer at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit, she has had the opportunity to combine both interests and show others the happiness they both bring her. “Volunteering at the Michigan Science Center has more »

Plowing forward: Intelligent Systems Club returns to St. Paul for yearly autonomous snowplow competition

University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Intelligent Systems Club (ISC) competed in the ION (Institute of Navigation) Autonomous Snowplow Competition last month for the seventh consecutive year. The competition took place in St. Paul, Minn., and included 13 teams from universities across the Midwest. Two teams represented UM-Dearborn—team Z-3PO (Zenith 3.0) and team more »