Observatory News | Findings Fall 2007 | University Michigan School of Public Health

Observatory News

  • SPH Digest

    SPH Digest

    Expect the sound of music to emanate soon and often from the school's new Letorneau organ, a gift from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

  • Scholarship Dreams

    Scholarship Dreams

    Growing up in rural Sudan, Mohamed Elsunni lost members of his own family to malaria, and the memory sticks.

  • Hot Dogs & the Circus

    Hot Dogs & the Circus

    "Hot dogs" are Reason No. 3 that students in the School of Public Health's Human Nutrition Program decided to launch a schoolwide survey in spring 2007 on "The SPH Nutrition Environment."

  • Object Lessons

    Object Lessons

    The class of 2009 roared into Ann Arbor in late August with enough books, dogs, iPods, babies, cats, plants, teddy bears, laptops, cameras, paintings, mascots, T-shirts, hoodies, and hats to fill two SPH auditoriums.

  • Martin Spoor Remembered

    Martin Spoor Remembered

    To a colleague who joked that he was too nice a guy to be a cardiothoracic surgeon, Martin Spoor just smiled. "It doesn't hurt to be nice," he said.

  • Faces of West Bengal

    Faces of West Bengal

    During her internship last summer with the Child in Need Institute south of Kolkata (Calcutta), India, photo-journalist and second-year M.P.H. candidate Sheila Krishnan logged more than 2,000 pictures of villagers in West Bengal.