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Alumni Profile: Dee Kelly (BSDH 1951) has contributed in many ways to dental hygiene and dentistry

August 11, 2022

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. _________________________________________________ It’s been seven decades since Dee Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, but she still remembers the strong will of the legendary professor who ran the program. Later …

Ralph Helmick sculpture at School of Dentistry adds distinctive new element to the University of Michigan campus art collection

April 12, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 12, 2022 – A new art installation at the School of Dentistry brings a distinctive addition to the portfolio of art on the University of Michigan campus, school and university administrators said during a reception celebrating the artist and his striking creation. Perennial is a sculpture by award-winning artist Ralph Helmick …

Alum Ralph Helmick

Emeritus Classes of 1970, 1971 lead school’s Reunion Weekend festivities

November 5, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 5, 2021 – The School of Dentistry’s DDS and MS classes of 1970 and 1971 were celebrated as they marked the 50th anniversary of their degrees during the school’s annual Reunion Weekend this Thursday through Saturday. About 20 members of each DDS class and three alumni who received master’s degrees in …

Gift of Gilda Snowden paintings to dental school honors her father’s 1953 DDS degree

April 5, 2021

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Ann Arbor, Mich., April 5, 2021 – Two paintings from the renowned Detroit artist Gilda Snowden will soon hang in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry thanks to a gift from the late artist’s estate. Snowden’s father, John …

Faculty members Vesa Kaartinen, David Kohn installed as Roberts Professors

March 12, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 12, 2021 – The generosity of a couple who were longtime supporters of the School of Dentistry was celebrated Monday when two faculty members were installed as the Dr. Roy H. Roberts Professor of Dentistry and the Natalie C. Roberts Professor of Dentistry. Roy Roberts, a 1932 graduate of the School …