Tag Archives: POI

What’s New with Selma Cafe

Co-Founder Lisa Gottlieb on the non-profit’s support of local growers Founded in 2009, Selma Cafe is often associated with their weekly breakfasts filled with locally sourced foods and guest chefs that operated for five years before it closed its doors. Though that aspect of Selma is no longer operational, the non-profit organization is still actively

Zaynab Elkolaly

Zaynab Elkolaly is an 18-year-old senior at Washtenaw Technical Middle College. She is a proud Arab-American Muslim woman who is passionate about flying planes, reading every book she can get her hands on, explaining to people that Islam is not “the religion of terror”, and leading revolutions. She hopes to study nuclear engineering and public

Person Of Interest: Russ Collins

by Grace Jensen How did you get your job as the executive director of the Michigan Theater Foundation? Well, that was over 35 years ago. I had gotten a master’s degree in arts administration at the University of Michigan and not too long after graduating, this job came along and there were a whole bunch

Leah Karr

Nurse, activist, and co-founder of U-M’s Professional Nurse Council By Mary Gallagher Leah Karr is a Registered Nurse at Mott Children’s Hospital who acted as an organizer with the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council for the 2018 contract negotiations with Michigan Medicine. What made you decide to get involved in the contract negotiations? We