Dental students win campus-wide start-up business competition

May 4, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 4, 2021 – Three School of Dentistry students were recently notified that they won a campus-wide student business idea competition. Third-year dental students Nilay Patel, Raurie Petrich and Torrey Talifer won the “1000 Pitches” competition and will share the $1,000 first-place prize as they work to advance their idea into a …

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School’s Omicron Kappa Upsilon chapter celebrates new inductees

April 8, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., April 8, 2021 – Fourteen graduating dental students, three faculty and one staff member of the School of Dentistry were inducted yesterday into the Chi Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), a national dental honor society. The top 12 percent of graduating students achieve this honor, which is a testament to excellence …

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School welcomes new cohort of internationally trained dentists

April 2, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., April 2, 2021 – Twenty dentists from eight countries formally began the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program (ITDP) in January and the school recently held an informal White Coat Ceremony to welcome the new students. A video of the event was shared with the class members and their family and friends. Since …

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Three dental school students named CEW+ scholars

March 15, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15, 2021 – Three School of Dentistry students are among the CEW+ Scholars for 2020-21 announced last week as the organization celebrates 50 years of providing scholarships supporting the education of women and underserved students at the University of Michigan. CEW+ named 79 Scholars at the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint …

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Ida Gray Awards highlight school’s annual DEI Day

February 26, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 26, 2021 – A student, staff member, professor and alumna of the School of Dentistry were honored Thursday for contributing to the school’s welcoming and inclusive environment. The Ida Gray Award presentations were the centerpiece of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program that called attention to the school’s longstanding vision …

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School’s annual Research Day goes virtual to showcase wide variety of scientific studies

February 19, 2021

Reading Time: 9 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 – Although the annual Research Day at the School of Dentistry was presented virtually Thursday for the first-time in its history, the emphasis remained on cutting-edge science related to oral health. Dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students in various specialties, PhD students and postdoctoral trainees presented 88 …

School’s technology upgrade features new digital intraoral scanners

February 10, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 10, 2021 – Students and faculty at the School of Dentistry are using the latest in digital technology this semester after new equipment was purchased and integrated into the curriculum at the recommendation of the school’s Dental Technology Committee. Nineteen digital intraoral scanners were purchased last fall and implemented on a …

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Annual King’s Feast features ‘Activism Through Art’ dialogue

February 2, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 2, 2021 – The national conversation coming out of 2020 about systemic racism and racial justice prompted a local dentist and alumnus of the School of Dentistry to create a painting that was unveiled Saturday evening during the 40th Annual SNDA King’s Feast. Dr. James Lee (DDS 1990) of Ann Arbor …

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Faculty-staff group to lead ADEA webinar on Dec. 10

December 5, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 5, 2020 – Four School of Dentistry faculty and staff members will lead a national webinar on Dec. 10 that focuses on how educators can promote critical thinking during disruptions to the traditional educational process because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar is sponsored by the American Dental Education Association, with …

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