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

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  • A Doctor Who Would Cure the World

    A Doctor Who Would Cure the World

    Paul Farmer has saved lives in parts of the globe where despair hovers like thunderclouds. His mission, as Tracy Kidder writes in his best-selling portrait of Farmer, Mountains Beyond Mountains, is nothing less than to "cure the world."

  • Academic Rites of Spring

    Academic Rites of Spring

    During ceremonies in Ann Arbor's historic Michigan Theater on April 27, 2007, the School of Public Health recognized 416 master's and doctoral degree candidates.

  • What Generation Gap?

    What Generation Gap?

    "The students, speakers, faculty, and staff left me feeling very proud to be associated with Michigan and the field of public health," said Maryland-based nutritionist and SPH alumna Ellen Griffiths, M.P.H. '76, right, about the school's 21st annual Minority Health Conference.

  • Olympic Drive

    Olympic Drive

    Ask her SPH classmates, and they'll tell you Mari Embertson is the one who's always eating.

  • NSF International Endowed Chair

    NSF International Endowed Chair

    Ann Arbor-based NSF International has donated $1.5 million to establish the NSF International Department Chair in Environmental Health Sciences at the UM School of Public Health.

  • Prize Doors & Stairs

    Prize Doors & Stairs

    When UM School of Art and Design Professor Satoru Takahashi and the students in his "Mental Ecology" class set out to transform the stairwell of SPH II from a "cold and isolated place" into a space for "meditation and mediation," they also created an SPH looking at the moon made of keysStairMaster.

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