Global studies student hopes to help Detroit with technology
Connor Tukel wants to make the world a better place — and he's starting with Detroit.
Detroit water department adopts app developed by alum
In the summer of 2014, Abess Makki (Nutrition and Food Science ’15) walked into the DTX Launch Detroit student tech accelerator at TechTown Detroit with an idea to develop a shower head that monitors water usage, hoping to help consumers conserve water and save money. But by the time the 10-week program ended, he decided to make a more monumental difference.
Q&A with Dr. Milad Eshaq – English alumnus and dermatologist
Dr. Milad Eshaq, CLAS ’09, did not follow a traditional academic path to his medical degree. Eshaq chose to study English during his undergraduate studies — a decision he has never regretted. After attending the Medical College of Wisconsin and completing a residency in dermatology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Eshaq is now serving as a faculty member for the Department of Dermatology at U-M.
Mob spies and rock and roll history alum Dennis Barrie has done it all
Alumnus Dr. Dennis Barrie's love for museums started at a young age when his parents dragged him kicking and screaming to every museum they could find.
Alumni couple makes positive impact through the law
Marc Gold and Barbara Heyer have worked tirelessly to create a more just society. Their journey started in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University.
From Puerto Rico to Detroit: Orlando Rios finds his research home
Even before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September 2017, Orlando Rios felt his opportunities to continue his undergraduate research at the University of Puerto Rico were limited due to budget cuts at the institution. In the weeks after Maria made landfall, he knew those chances were even slimmer.