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Acting in the Present and the Past

"When Makayla Cichosz-King went to Lauren LaGiudice’s 'Audition' and 'Old Hollywood' workshops in North Carolina, Makayla saw it as something needed on this campus. In April, that vision will become a reality. 'This is something new to bring to our campus,' says Cichosz-King. 'I knew the moment I met her that I wanted to bring her here.'"

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Travis Bradford, ShipEx and UC Marketing Student

“I get to work on my craft 24/7,” says Bradford. “I really do believe it’s helped me become exponentially better at what I want to do professionally.” Bradford says he loves the contrast in work cultures between ShipEx and the Marketing Office. He describes..."

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Fossen and Schmidt Awarded Employees of the Month

Evan Fossen, Interim FSI Director, and Margo Schmidt, a Building Services student employee, were chosen as our January Employees of the Month.

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What to Expect from SIN This Spring

"With the beginning of spring semester comes more events from the Student Involvement Network (SIN). We sat down with SIN and The Branch Center Program Advisor, Hailey Michelson, to discuss the events..."

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Shannon Brilz and UC Director Liz Roosa-Millar

Brilz Awarded MBN's Flying High Award

“Our office truly looks up to her as she graciously puts our needs ahead of hers.” says Schlatter. UC Director, Liz Roosa-Millar, said of Brilz, “Her leadership qualities are undeniable. She uses quiet strength, a keen sense and understanding..."

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Black History Month

"Along with working for SIN, Meshayla is involved with different student groups as well. She is a part of the UM Advocates and the Black Student Union (BSU). In these groups, Cox was able to take comfort with being around like-minded people, and forming a small family with their members..."

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An empty slate and pencils from Aja's exhibit

The Accumulation of Endlessness

“The source of this exhibit came from a period of grief,” Sherrard says. “I lost my father about two years ago, and while he was sick and dying, and through the year afterwards, I found myself compulsively doing dishes..."

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Jessica Shontz, Administrative Associate

“I start out my mornings in MTES, where I answer the phones and help people book rooms and atrium tables, along with printing all the signs you see around the entrances to the building. I then come back downstairs and work..."

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