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Dental Hygiene program adds new pathway to BS, MS degrees

May 9, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 9, 2023 – Dental hygienists with associate’s degrees who wish to further their education and career opportunities by obtaining bachelor’s and master’s degrees have a new option at the School of Dentistry. The school’s Dental Hygiene division has created an innovative new online program that streamlines the time it takes to …

Student Profile: Rebecca Larson – A commitment to return home after graduation and serve her community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

April 13, 2023

__________________________ This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. __________________________ After eight years of living in bustling Ann Arbor in densely populated southeast Michigan, Rebecca Larson is returning to the natural beauty and slower pace of the state’s mostly rural Upper Peninsula. She graduates from the University …

School’s annual free clinic for kids promotes importance of early dental care

April 6, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 6, 2023 – The School of Dentistry drew more than 100 children and their families from around the Ann Arbor region to the annual “Give Kids a Smile” clinic on Saturday. The student-run community service clinic provides free dental exams, basic dental procedures and the opportunity to educate kids about the …

Pathways Day celebrates completion of graduating students’ research projects

April 3, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 3, 2023 – The School of Dentistry on Friday celebrated the completion of more than 30 research projects by members of the DDS Class of 2023 who finished the school’s innovative Pathways Program. Pathways is structured to give students latitude to explore topics they are interested in outside the standard dental …

School presents annual Ida Gray Awards during DEI Day program

March 10, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 10, 2023 – Three members of the School of Dentistry community were honored Tuesday during the school’s annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day. Since 1997, the centerpiece of the DEI Day program is a presentation of the Ida Gray Awards to call attention to the school’s longstanding vision and values aimed …

Alumni Profile: Dr. Steven Lash (MS orthodontics, 1972) – Bringing precision and passion to orthodontics and to making American period furniture

March 8, 2023

__________________ Steven Lash is highly accomplished in two worlds where he thrives on very different types of challenges.  There is Dr. Steven Lash, the West Bloomfield dentist who specializes in orthodontics and is an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. As he nears retirement, he has performed hundreds of orthodontic …

Research Day: School’s annual event focuses on improving health by advancing science

February 22, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 22, 2023 – An incredible variety of scientific research projects and a record number of posters energized the annual Research Day on Feb. 16 at the School of Dentistry. The event celebrates the quest for scientific knowledge by students, postdoctoral trainees, staff and faculty members in the research labs and clinics …