Events

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 …

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 …

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

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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