School’s international outreach program returns with students providing care and linking with global partners in four countries

September 1, 2022

Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sept. 1, 2022 – After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the School of Dentistry’s Global Initiatives in Oral & Craniofacial Health resumed its overseas outreach this year, sending teams of students and faculty to four countries on three continents. Teams went to Kenya, Israel, Honduras and Brazil to implement community prevention programs, provide …

Dental school’s White Coat Ceremony provides inspiration for Class of 2026

August 2, 2022

Ann Arbor, Michigan, Aug. 2, 2022 – The latest class of University of Michigan dental students symbolically donned their personalized clinic coats in a ceremony Friday that emphasized their commitment to the ethical treatment and highest standards of care for their future patients. The White Coat Ceremony for the students in the Class of 2026 …

Dental School Welcomes Its Newest DDS Students – the Class of 2026

June 28, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 28, 2022 – The School of Dentistry’s new first-year class of DDS students arrived in Ann Arbor last week from points all around Michigan and the country. The 109 students in the Class of 2026 were selected from 1,683 applicants. A snapshot of who they are: • 58 Michigan residents and …

Commencement 2022: A Celebration of Completing Degrees During an Unprecedented Time

May 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 10, 2022 – The students who graduated from the School of Dentistry on Friday were saluted for their choice of a profession that will touch and significantly improve the lives of thousands of people in the graduates’ work as practicing dentists, hygienists, researchers and educators. Commencement speakers encouraged members of the …

Dental Hygiene thesis research project earns award at national conference

April 25, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 25, 2022 – Research conducted by a dental hygiene student while earning her master’s degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry has received a national award. Heather Lawler received the Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dental Public Health during the National Oral Health Conference in Fort …

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Faculty member, students receive awards at annual AADOCR conference

April 20, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 20, 2022 – A School of Dentistry faculty member and several students received awards from the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) at its national conference last month. Faculty member Dr. Jacques Nör, the 2021-22 president of AADOCR (formerly the AADR), presented three Presidential Citations at the end …

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School of Dentistry has important presence at ADEA national conference

April 5, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 5, 2022 – The recent 2022 Annual Session and Exhibition of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) included the contributions of numerous faculty, alumni and students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Alumna Dr. Jessica Rickert was presented with one of the top honors bestowed by ADEA during the …

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Family, friends help Class of 2024 celebrate at in-person White Coat Ceremony

March 16, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 16, 2022 – Members of the DDS Class of 2024 at the School of Dentistry, already accustomed to some non-traditional scheduling because of the COVID-19 pandemic, were finally able to celebrate their White Coat Ceremony in-person on Friday evening. The annual tradition, attended by several hundred family members and friends at …

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Student Profile: Lexi Glinos (DDS 2022) – Dental school’s challenges sometimes extend beyond the classroom and the clinic

March 4, 2022

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. __________________________ Lexi Glinos is focused on helping those around her, whether it is relieving patients’ pain, preserving their teeth, communicating in their native Spanish language, or helping students navigate academic challenges. A fourth-year student set to graduate from the …

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